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Beatles - Petty - Johnny Cash - Eagles - John Denver - Dylan


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    Killing the Blues

    By Rowland Salley, as performed by Alison Krauss and Robert Plant


    Chord Guide


    D:    xx0232

          3    4

    G:    3x0003


    A:    x02220



    Strum: D d D DUDUD D DU

           1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +



    Intro:  D x4


                        D (4)

    Leaves were falling, just like embers, In colors red and gold, they set us on

    G (2)                                    D (2)

    fire, burning just like a moonbeam in our eyes.



     A (2)                                                 D                                   G  

    Somebody said they saw me,  swinging the world by the tail. Bouncing over a

       D            A                        D (2)

    white cloud,   killing the blues.


                     D (4)

    Now I am guilty of something, I hope you never do, because there is

       G (2)                                  D (2)

    nothing any sadder than losing yourself in love.




    Instrumental Chorus


                   D (4)

    Now you've asked me just to leave you, to go out on my own, and get what I

       G (2)                                          D (2)

    need to.  You want me to find what I've already had.


    Chorus x2


    Hold last measure of 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.