Chordproc: Gillian Welch : Misc

Gillian Welch : Misc


  1. Orphan Girl
  2. Tear My Stillhouse Down
  3. Tennessee

Orphan Girl

Capo I
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D
I am an orphan on God's highway
G
C
But I'll share my troubles if you go my way
G
D
I have no mother no father
G
C
No sister no brother
G
D
G
I am an orphan girl
G
D
I have had friendships pure and golden
G
C
But the ties of kinship I have not known them
G
D
I know no mother no father
G
C
No sister no brother
G
D
G
I am an orphan girl
G
D
G
C
G
D
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C
G
D
G
G
D
But when He calls me I will be able
G
C
To meet my family at God's table
G
D
I'll meet my mother my father
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C
My sister my brother
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D
G
No more an orphan girl
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D
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C
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D
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C
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Blessed Savior make me willing
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C
And walk beside me until I'm with them
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D
Be my mother my father
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C
My sister my brother
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D
G
I am an orphan girl
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D
C
C
G/d
G
I am an orphan girl



Tear My Stillhouse Down

D
G
Put no stone at my head, no flowers on my tomb
D
A
No gold plated sign,in a marble pillared room
D
G
The only thing I want, when they lay me in the ground
D
A
D
When I die tear my stillhouse down
G
Oh tear my stillhouse down, let it go to rust
D
Don't leave no trace of the hiding place, where I made that evil stuff
G
For all my time and money, no profit did I see
D
A
D
That old copper kettle was the death of me
D
G
When I was a child, way back in the hills
D
A
I laughed at the men, who tended those stills
D
G
But that old mountain shine, it caught me somehow
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A
D
When I die tear my stillhouse down
G
Oh tear my stillhouse down, let it go to rust
D
Don't leave no trace of the hiding place, where I made that evil stuff
G
For all my time and money, no profit did I see
D
A
D
That old copper kettle was the death of me
D
G
Oh tell all your children, that Hell ain't no dream
D
A
'Cause Satan he lives, in my whiskey machine
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G
And in my time of dying, I know where I'm bound
D
A
D
So when I die,.. tear my stillhouse down
G
Oh tear my stillhouse down, let it go to rust
D
Don't leave no trace of the hiding place, where I made that evil stuff
G
For all my time and money, no profit did I see
D
A
D
That old copper kettle was the death of me



Tennessee

D6/9/A: x04430
B11/A: x05550
D7/F#: 2x021x
Am
D6/9/a
B11/a
D6/9/a
x2
Am
D6/9/a
B11/a
D6/9/a
I kissed you cause I've never been an angel
Am
D6/9/a
B11/a
D6/9/a
I learned to say hosannas on my knees
Am
D7/f#
But they threw me out of Sunday school when I was nine
Am
E
Am
And the sisters said I did just as I pleased Even so I try to be a good girl It's only what I want that makes me weak I had no desire to be a child of sin Then you went and pressed your whiskers to my cheek
A
Fa la la la
G
Fa la la lee
F
Now let me go, my honey oh
C
G
Back to Tennessee
C
It's beef steak when I'm working
G
Whiskey when I'm dry
F
G
A
Sweet heaven when I die
Am
D6/9/a
B11/a
D6/9/a
Am
D6/9/a
B11/a
D6/9/a
Now I've tried drinking rye and gamblin'
Am
D6/9/a
B11/a
D6/9/a
Dancing with damnation is a ball
Am
D7/f#
But of all the little ways I've found to hurt myself
Am
E
Am
Well you might be my favorite one of all
A
Fa la la la
G
Fa la la lee
F
Now let me go, my honey oh
C
G
Back to Tennessee
C
It's beef steak when I'm working
G
Whiskey when I'm dry
F
G
A
Sweet heaven when I die
Am
D6/9/a
B11/a
D6/9/a
Why can't I go and live the life rightly?
Am
D6/9/a
B11/a
D6/9/a
Why can't I go back home to apple pie?
Am
D7/f#
Cause your affront to my virtue was a touch too much
Am
E
Am
But you left a little twinkle in my eye
A
Fa la la la
G
Fa la la lee
F
Now let me go, my honey oh
C
G
Back to Tennessee
C
It's beef steak when I'm working
G
Whiskey when I'm dry
F
G
A
Sweet heaven when I die
Am
D6/9/a
B11/a
D6/9/a
Now some will come confessing of transgressions
Am
D6/9/a
B11/a
D6/9/a
Some will come confessing of their love
Am
D7/f#
You were there strumming on your gay guitar
Am
E
Am
You were trying to tell me something with your thumb
A
Fa la la la
G
Fa la la lee
F
Now let me go, my honey oh
C
G
Back to Tennessee
C
It's beef steak when I'm working
G
Whiskey when I'm dry
F
G
A
Sweet heaven when I die
C
It's beef steak when I'm working
G
Whiskey when I'm dry
F
G
A
Sweet heaven when I die
C
It's beef steak when I'm working
G
Whiskey when I'm dry
F
G
A
Sweet heaven when I die