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    Would You Lay With Me

    David Allan Coe


    Chord Guide

          3    4

    G:    3x0003

            T  213

    D7/F#:  2x0212

           32 1

    C:    x32010

            2  1

    C/B:   x2x010


    Am:   x02210

            3 2 1

    Am7/G:  3x2010





    Verse 1:

                       G (4)

            Would you lay with me in a field of stone

                   D7/F# (3)                             G (2)

            If my needs were strong would you lay with me

                       G (4)

            Should my lips grow dry would you wet them dear

                    D7/F# (3)                      G (2)

            In the midnight hour should my lips grow dry




                       C (2)          G (2)

            Would you go away to another land

                     C (2)                      G         D7/F# (2)  

            Walk a thousand miles through the burning sand

                       G (4)

            Wipe the blood away from my dying hand

                  C (½)  C/B (½)  Am (½)   Am7/G (½)   D7/F# (2, hold 2nd measure)

            If I  give   my     self     to          you



    Verse 2:

                      G (4)

            Will you bathe with me in the stream of life

                       D7/F# (3)                       G (2)

            When the moon is full will you bathe with me

                      G (4)                       

            Will you love me now when I'm down and out

                   D7/F# (3)                        G (2)

            In my time of trials will you stand by me





    Repeat 1st two lines of Verse 1


    Hold last G

    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.