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Sunny Came Home

Shawn Colvin

 

Capo 2

 

Strum Guide

Main Strum:

B B D DUB B D DU

1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

Chorus Strum:

D d D DUD d D DU

1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

Bridge Strum:

D d D DU UD D DU

1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

 

 

Intro:  / Am - G- / F - Em - /

            / Am - G - / C - G - /

           / D/F# - G - / F - - - /

           / F - G - / Dsus2 - - - /

 

Am                        G              F               Em

     Sunny came home to her favorite room

Am                 G                C          G

     Sunny sat down in the kitchen

D/F#                     G                F             Em

     She opened her book and a box of tools

Dm                   Am               F (1)        

    Sunny came home with a mission

 

Chorus:

                   C        G         Dm       F     

She says days go by I'm hypnotized

         C       G       Dm (1)

I'm walking on a wire

       C          G            F       Am   

I close my eyes and fly out of

        D   G              Fmaj7 (1)

my mind,   Into the fire

 

Repeat first two lines of Intro

 

Am                        G             C               G

     Sunny came home with a list of names

Am                    G                 C          B7

     She didn't believe in transcendence

F                        G                 Am             B7

     And it's time for a few small repairs she said

Dm                    Am               F (1)

     Sunny came home with a vengeance

 

Chorus

 

Bridge:

Em (1)                           F (1)

Get the kids and bring a sweater.

Em (1)                  F (1)

Dry is good and wind is better

Em (1)                        F (1)             

Count the years, you always knew it

Em (1)                   F (1)           

Strike a match, go on and do it

 

(w/chorus strum):

        C        G         Dm       F     

Oh, days go by I'm hypnotized

         C       G       Dm (1)

I'm walking on a wire

        C          G            Dm     F   

I close my eyes and fly out of

        C   G               Dm (1)

my mind,   Into the fire

 

             C         G         Dm       F     

Oh, Light the sky and hold on tight

         C         G           Dm (1)

The world is burning down

          C          G            F       Am

She's out there on her own and she's

    D     G               

alright

           Fmaj7 (1)    D/F# (1)  Am (1)   D/F# (1)

Sunny came home

                    Am   G   F  G 

Sunny came home

 

/ Am - G - / F - G - /

 

End on Am

 


This file is the author's own work and represents his interpretation of this song. It's intended solely for private study, scholarship or research.