Chordproc: Jackson Browne

Jackson Browne


  1. The Barricades Of Heaven
  2. The Birds Of St Mark's
  3. Doctor My Eyes
  4. For A Dancer
  5. For Everyman
  6. Fountain Of Sorrow
  7. Late For The Sky
  8. Lawyers In Love
  9. The Long Way Around
  10. The Pretender
  11. Rosie
  12. Running On Empty
  13. Standing In The Breach
  14. Take It Easy
  15. These Days

The Barricades Of Heaven

Em
C
G
D
x2
Em
C
G
D
Running down along the towns along the shore
Em
C
G
D
When I was sixteen and on my own
Em
C
G
D
No I couldn't tell you what the hell those breaks were for
Em
C
G
D
I was just trying to hear my song
Em
C
G
D
x2
Em
C
G
D
Jimmy found his own sweet sound when he won that free guitar
Em
C
G
D
And we'd all get in the van and play
Em
C
G
D
Life became the Paradox, the Bell, the Rouge et noir
Em
C
G
D
And the stretch of road running to L.A.
Em
C
Pages turning
G
D
Pages we were years from learning
Em
C
G
D
Straight into the night our hearts were flung
C
G
D
C
D
Better bring your own redemtion when you come
C
G
D
C
To the barricades of heaven where I'm from
Em
C
G
D
x2
Em
C
G
D
All the world was shining from those hills
Em
C
G
D
With the stars above and the lights below
Em
C
G
D
Among those there to test their fortune and their will
Em
C
G
D
I lost track of the score long ago Pages turning ...
Em
F
C/e
Childhood comes for me at night
Em
F
C/e
The voices of my friends
Em
F
C/e
Your face bathing me in light
Em
F
C/e
I hope that never ends
Em
C
G
D
x2
Em
C
Pages turning
G
D
Pages torn and pages burning
Em
C
G
D
Faded pages open in the sun Pages turning ...
Em
C
G
D



The Birds Of St Mark's

Capo I
Intro
|
C
|
Am
|
Fmaj7
|
G
| |
C
|
Am
|
Fmaj7
|
G
|
C
Oh how sad they sound the songs the queen must sing of dying
Am
F
Am/e
Dm
G
A prisoner upon her throne of melancholy sighing
Dm
Em
If she could see her mirror now
Dm
Em
She would be free of those who bow and
F
Scrape the ground beneath her feet
C
Silently she walks among her dying midnight roses
Am
F
Am/e
Dm
G
Watches as each moment goes that never really know us
Dm
Em
And so it seems she doesn't care
Dm
Em
If she has dreams of no one there
F
Within the shadows of her room
C
Am
But all my frozen words agree, and say it's time to
Em
Dm
Em
Dm
F
Call back, all the birds i sent to
G
Fly behind her castle walls, and I'm
C
F
Weary of the nights I've seen
G
C
Inside these empty halls
Interlude
|
C
|
Am
|
Fmaj7
|
G
| |
C
|
Am
|
Fmaj7
|
G
|
C
Wooden lady turn and turn among my weary secrets
Am
F
Am/e
Dm
G
And wave within the hours past and other empty pockets
Dm
Em
Maybe we've found what we have lost
Dm
Em
When we've unwound so many crossed entangling
F
Misunderstandings; but
C
Am
But all my frozen words agree, and say it's time to
Em
Dm
Em
Dm
F
Call back, all the birds I sent to
G
Fly behind her castle walls, and I'm
C
F
Weary of the nights i've seen
G
C
Inside these empty halls
Coda
|
C
|
Am
|
Fmaj7
|
G
| |
C
|
Am
|
Fmaj7
|
G
|



Doctor My Eyes

Capo I
D/E 007700
A/E 077600
Intro
E
D/E*
A/e
E
Verse 1
E
Doctor, my eyes have seen the years
G#m
C#m
And the slow parade of fears without crying
A
E
Now I want to understand I have done all that I could, to see the evil and the good without hiding. You must help me if you can
Chorus
C#m
E
Doctor, my eyes, tell me what is wrong
C#m
B
A
E
D/e
A/e
E
Was I unwise to leave them open for so long
Verse 2
E
'Cause I have wandered through this world
G#m
C#m
And as each moment has unfurled, I've been waiting
A
E
to awaken from these dreams People go just where there will, I never noticed them until I got this feeling, that it's later than it seems
Chorus
C#m
E
Doctor, my eyes, tell me what you see C#m B D/E** A (E D/E A/E E repeat) I hear their cries, just say if it's too late for me
Instrumental break
Chorus
C#m
E
Doctor, my eyes cannot see the sky
C#m
B
A
E
D/e
A/e
E
Is this the prize for having learned how not to cry



For A Dancer

Verse 1
C
F
Keep a fire burning in your eye
C
F
Pay attention to the open sky
C
F
C
G
You never know what will be coming down
C
F
I don't remember losing track of you
C
F
You were always dancing in and out of view
C
F
C
G
I must've thought you'd always be around
Am
F
C
Always keeping things real by playing the clown
G
Now you're nowhere to be found
Instrumental
C
F
C
G
Verse 2
C
F
I don't know what happens when people die
C
F
Can't seem to grasp it as hard as I try (
F
)
C
F
It's like a song I can hear playing right in my ear
C
G
That I can't sing - I can't help listening
C
F
And I can't help feeling stupid standing 'round
C
F
Crying as they ease you down
C
F
C
'Cause I know that you'd rather we were dancing
G
Am
Dancing our sorrow away
F
Right on dancing
C
G
No matter what fate chooses to play
C
There's nothing you can do about it anyway
Bridge
F
C
Just do the steps that you've been shown
F
C
G
By everyone you've ever known
Am
C7
Until the dance becomes your very own
F
G
No matter how close to yours
Am
F
Another's steps have grown
C
G
In the end there is one dance you'll do alone
Instrumental
C
F
C
G
Verse 3
Keep a fire for the human race Let your prayers go drifting into space You never know what will be coming down Perhaps a better world is drawing near And just as easily it could all disappear Along with whatever meaning you might have found
Am
F
C
Don't let the uncertainty turn you around The world keeps turning around and around
G
C
Go on and make a joyful sound
Bridge
F
C
Into a dancer you have grown
F
C
G
From a seed somebody else has thrown
Am
C7
F
Go on ahead and throw some seeds of your own
F
G
Am
And somewhere between the time you arrive
F
And the time you go
C
G
May lie the reason you were alive But you'll never know
Outro
C
F
C
G
C
G
C



For Everyman

Tuning: Drop D Tuning
D
D/c#
G/b
Everybody I talk to is ready to leave
D
G/b
With the light of the morning They’ve seen the end coming down long enough to believe That they’ve heard their last warning
F#m7
Standing alone
B7
Em
A7
Each has his own ticket in his hand
G
G/f#
A
And as the evening descends
G
F#
E
I sit thinking ’bout everyman Seems like I’ve always been looking for some other place To get it together Where with a few of my friends I could give up the race And maybe find something better But all my fine dreams Well though out schemes to gain the motherland Have all eventually come down to waiting for everyman
Asus4
A
Waiting here for everyman--
D
D/f#
G
Make it on your own if you think you can
Asus4
A
D
G
If you see somewhere to go I understand
Asus4
A
Waiting here for everyman
D
G
A
D
Don’t ask me if he’ll show -- baby I don’t know
Bm
A
G
Make it on your own if you think you can
Bm
A
E
Somewhere later on you’ll have to take a stand
Asus4
A
Then you’re going to need a hand



Fountain Of Sorrow

C
G
Em
D
C
G
Em
D4
D
C
G
Looking through some photographs I found inside a drawer
Em
D4
D
C
G
I was taken by a photograph of you
Em
D4
D
C
G
There were one or two I know that you would have liked a little more
Em
D4
D
C
G
But they didn?t show your spirit quite as true
Bm
G
C
G
You were turning ?round to see who was behind you
Bm
D
D/c
And I took your childish laughter by surprise
Bm7
C/g
C
D
Em
And at the moment that my camera happened to find you
Am7
C
G
C
G
There was just a trace of sorrow in your eyes
Em
D4
D
C
G
Now the things that I remember seem so distant and so small
Em
D4
D
C
G
Though it hasn?t really been that long a time
Em
D4
D
C
G
What I was seeing wasn?t what was happening at all
Em
D4
D
C
G
Although for a while, our path did seem to climb
Bm
G
C
G
But when you see through love?s illusions, there lies the danger
Bm
D
D/c
And your perfect lover just looks like a perfect fool
Bm7
C/g
C
D
Em
So you go running off in search of a perfect stranger
Am7
C
While the loneliness seems to spring from your life
G
D
Like a fountain from a pool
C
G/d
D#dim7
Em
D
Fountain of sorrow, fountain of light
C
G/d
D#dim7
Em
D
You?ve known that hollow sound of your own steps in flight
C
G/d
D#dim7
Em
D
You?ve had to hide sometimes, but now you?re all right
G
C/g
C
G/b
Am7
And it?s good to see your smiling face tonight
G
Am7
G/b
C
G/b
Am7
G
Em
D4
D
C
G
Now for you and me it may not be that hard to reach our dreams
Em
D4
D
C
G
But that magic feeling never seems to last
Em
D4
D
C
G
And while the future?s there for anyone to change, still you know it?s seems
Em
D4
D
C
G
It would be easier sometimes to change the past
Bm
G
C
G
I?m just one or two years and a couple of changes behind you
Bm
D
D/c
In my lessons at love?s pain and heartache school
Bm7
C/g
C
D
Em
Where if you feel too free and you need something to remind you
Am7
C
There?s this loneliness springing up from your life
G
D
Like a fountain from a pool
C
G/d
D#dim7
Em
D
Fountain of sorrow, fountain of light
C
G/d
D#dim7
Em
D
You?ve known that hollow sound of your own steps in flight
C
G/d
D#dim7
Em
D
You?ve had to hide sometimes but now you?re all right
G
C/g
C
G/b
Am7
And it?s good to see your smiling face tonight
G
Am7
G/b
D4
D
C
G/d
D#dim7
Em
D
Fountain of sorrow, fountain of light
C
G/d
D#dim7
Em
D
You?ve known that hollow sound of your own steps in flight
C
G/d
D#dim7
Em
D
You?ve had to struggle, you?ve had to fight
C
G/d
D#dim7
Em
D
To keep understanding and compassion in sight
C
G/d
D#dim7
Em
D
You could be laughing at me, you?ve got the right
C
G/d
D#dim7
Em
D
But you go on smiling so clear and so bright
C
G/d
D#dim7
Em
D
C
G/d
D#dim7
Em
D



Late For The Sky

C
G
F
C
Dm
Am
G
F
C
G
The words had all been spoken
F
C
And somehow the feeling still wasn t right
Dm
Am
G
F
And still we continued on through the night
C
G
Tracing our steps from the beginning
F
C
Until they vanished into the air
F
Am
G
F
C
Trying to understand how our lives had led us there
F
Am
Looking hard into your eyes
G
F
Em
There was nobody I d ever known
G
F
Am
G
Am
G
Such an empty surprise to feel so alone
C
G
Now for me some words come easy
F
C
But I know that they don t mean that much
Dm
Am
G
F
Compared with the things that are said when lovers touch
C
G
You never knew what I loved in you
F
C
I don t know what you loved in me
Dm
Am
G
F
C
Maybe the picture of somebody you were hoping I might be
F
Am
G
F
Em
Awake again I can t pretend that I know I m alone
G
F
Am
G
And close to the end of the feeling we ve known
Dm
C
How long have I been sleeping
F
Am
G
F
How long have I been drifting alone through the night
C
G
How long have I been dreaming I could make it right
C
F
If I closed my eyes and tried with all my might
Am
To be the one you need
F
Am
G
F
Em
Awake again I can t pretend that I know I m alone
G
F
Am
G
And close to the end of the feeling we ve known
Dm
C
How long have I been sleeping
F
Am
G
F
How long have I been drifting alone through the night
C
G
How long have I been running for that morning flight
C
F
Through the whispered promises and the changing light
C
G
Of the bed where we both lie
C
Bb
C
Late for the sky



Lawyers In Love

A
F#m
I can't keep up with whats been going down
A
F#m
I think my heart must just be slowing down
D
F#m
D
F#m
Among the human beings in their designer jeans
D
F#m
E
Am I the only ones who hear the screams?
F#m
E
A
And the strangled cries of lawyers in love
A
F#m
E
God sends his spaceships to America the beautiful
A
F#m
E
They land at six oclock and there we are the dutiful
D
F#m
D
F#m
Eating from TV trays tuned into happy days
D
F#m
E
Waiting for world war three while Jesus slaves
F#m
E
A
To the mating calls of lawyers in love
A
F#m
Ooh sha laa ooh
A
F#m
Ooh sha laa ooh
A
F#m
Ahh
A
F#m
E
Last night I watch the news from Washington the Capital
A
F#m
E
The Russian escaped while we were watching them like Russians do
D
F#m
D
F#m
Now we ve got all this room we ve even got the moon
D
F#m
E
And I hear the U.S.S.R will be open soon
F#m
E
A
As vacation lands for lawyers in love
A
F#m
Ooh sha laa ooh
A
F#m
Ooh sha laa ooh
A
F#m
Aah



The Long Way Around

Capo V
F x32010
Cadd11 x2001x
Dm7 x02010
Csus4 3x001x
Bbmaj7 133210
A7 020100
Intro Tab
F
Cadd11
Dm7
Csus4
Bbmaj7
e|-0---------------|-0----------------|----------------|-0-------------|
B|------------1----|-------------1----|-1---------1----|---------------|
G|-----0-----------|------0--------0--|-----2----------|----2----------|
D|--------------0--|------------------|-------------3--|-------3-------|
A|-3-------2-------|-0----------------|--------3-------|-----------0h2-|
E|-----------------|----------3-------|-1--------------|-1-------------|
Verse Tab
F
Cadd11
Dm7
Csus4
Bbmaj7
e|-0---------------|-0----------------|-----------------|-0---------------|
B|------------1----|-------------1----|------------1----|------------1----|
G|-----0-----------|------0--------0--|-1---------------|------2----------|
D|--------------0--|------------------|------3-------3--|----3---------3--|
A|-3-------2-------|-0----------------|----3------------|----------3------|
E|-----------------|----------3-------|-1-------1-------|-1---------------|
Verse 1
F
Cadd11
Dm7
Csus4
Bbmaj7
I don't know what to say about these days
F
Cadd11
Dm7
Csus4
Bbmaj7
I'm seeing people changing in the strangest ways
F
Cadd11
Dm7
Csus4
Even in the richer neighborhoods
Bbmaj7
People don't know when they've got it good
F
Cadd11
Dm7
Csus4
Bbmaj7
They've got the envy, and they've got it bad
Instrumental Fill
Here's one way to play that little fill that comes after some verses:
F
Cadd11
Dm7
Csus4
Bbmaj7
e|------0----------|-0-------3-------|-----0---------|---------------|
B|------------3----|-----------------|-----1---------|---------------|
G|-----------------|-----------------|-----2---------|---------------|
D|----------------|------------------|---------------|---------------|
A|-3----3-----2----|-0---------------|---------------|-----------0h2-|
E|-----------------|---------3-------|-1-------------|---------------|
And another way:
F
Cadd11
Dm7
Csus4
Bbmaj7
e|-------------------|-----------------|---------------|--------------|
B|--------5-----3----|-5-------8-------|-----1---------|--------------|
G|-------------------|-----------------|-----0---------|--------------|
D|--------7-----5----|-7-------10------|--3------------|--------------|
A|-(3)----7-----5----|-7-------10------|-(3)-----------|--------------|
E|-------------------|-----------------|---------------|--------------|
The normal verse chords continue underneath,
so you can also just continue to play those instead.
F
Cadd11
Dm7
Csus4
Bbmaj7
e|-0---------------|-0----------------|-----------------|-0---------------|
B|------------1----|-------------1----|------------1----|------------1----|
G|-----0-----------|------0--------0--|-1---------------|------2----------|
D|--------------0--|------------------|------3-------3--|----3---------3--|
A|-3-------2-------|-0----------------|----3------------|----------3------|
E|-----------------|----------3-------|-1-------1-------|-1---------------|
Verse 2
F
Cadd11
Dm7
Csus4
Bbmaj7
When I was a kid everything I did was trying to be free
F
Cadd11
Dm7
Csus4
Bbmaj7
Running up and down Tinsel Town with the fire inside of me
F
Cadd11
Dm7
Csus4
Bbmaj7
My planet's all in retrograde, the best of all my plans got laid
F
Cadd11
Dm7
Csus4
I made my breaks, and some mistakes
Bbmaj7
Just not the ones people think I made
Chorus Tab
F
Cadd11
Dm7
Csus4
Bbmaj7
e|-0---------------|-0----------------|-----------------|-0---------------|
B|------------1----|-------------1----|------------1----|------------1----|
G|-----0-----------|------0--------0--|-1---------------|------2----------|
D|--------------0--|------------------|------3-------3--|----3---------3--|
A|-3-------2-------|-0----------------|----3------------|----------3------|
E|-----------------|----------3-------|-1-------1-------|-1---------------|
Chorus
F
Cadd11
Dm7
Csus4
Bbmaj7
Now I'm a long way gone
F
Cadd11
Dm7
Csus4
Bbmaj7
Down this wild road I'm on
F
Cadd11
Dm7
Csus4
Bbmaj7
It's going to take me where I'm bound
F
Cadd11
Dm7
Csus4
Bbmaj7
But it's the long way a- round
Instrumental Fill x2
Verse 3
F
Cadd11
Dm7
Csus4
Bbmaj7
It's so hard keeping track of what's gone wrong
F
Cadd11
Dm7
Csus4
Bbmaj7
The covenant unravels, and the news just rolls along
F
Cadd11
Dm7
Csus4
Bbmaj7
I could feel my memory letting go some two or three disasters ago
F
Cadd11
Dm7
Csus4
It's hard to say which did more ill
Bbmaj7
Bbmaj7
Citizens United or the Gulf oil spill
Chorus
F
Cadd11
Dm7
Csus4
Bbmaj7
And I'm a long way gone
F
Cadd11
Dm7
Csus4
Bbmaj7
Down this wild road I'm on
F
Cadd11
Dm7
Csus4
Bbmaj7
It's going to take me where I'm bound
F
Cadd11
Dm7
Csus4
Bbmaj7
But it's the long way a- round
Instrumental Fill x2
Verse 4
F
Cadd11
Dm7
Csus4
Bbmaj7
It's never been that hard to buy a gun
F
Cadd11
Dm7
Csus4
Bbmaj7
Now they'll sell a Glock 19 to just about anyone
F
Cadd11
Dm7
Csus4
The seeds of trage- dy are there
Bbmaj7
In what we feel we have the right to bear
F
Cadd11
Dm7
Csus4
To watch our children come to harm
Bbmaj7
There in the safety of our arms
F
With all we disagree about
Bbmaj7
A7
F
The passions burn, the heart goes out
Chorus
F
Cadd11
Dm7
Csus4
Bbmaj7
And we're a long way gone
F
Cadd11
Dm7
Csus4
Bbmaj7
Down this wild road we're on
F
Cadd11
Dm7
Csus4
Bbmaj7
It's going to take us where we're bound
F
Cadd11
Dm7
Csus4
Bbmaj7
But it's the long way a- round
Instrumental Fill x4
Outro x8+~
F
Cadd11
Dm7
Csus4
Bbmaj7
e|-0---------------|-----------------|--------------|--------------|
B|-----------------|-1---------------|-----------1--|--------------|
G|--------------0--|--------------0--|-2------------|--------------|
D|-----------------|-----------------|--------3-----|--0-----------|
A|-3-------2-------|-0---------------|--------------|--------------|
E|-----------------|---------3-------|-1------------|--------------|
F
Cadd11
Dm7
Csus4
Bbmaj7
x8



The Pretender

G
C
2x
G
C
I'm gonna rent myself a house in the shade of the freeway
G
D
C
Gonna pack my lunch in the morning, and go to work each day
G
C
And when the evening rolls around,
G
C
I'll go on home and lay my body down
G
D
And when the morning light comes streaming in
C
G
Am
G
I'll get up and do it again Amen
C
G
Am
G
Say it again Amen
G
I want to know what became of the changes,
C
We waited for love to bring
G
Were they only the fitful dreams
D
C
Of some greater awakening
G
C
I've been aware of the time going by
G
C
They say in the end it's the wink of an eye
G
D
And when the morning light comes streaming in
C
G
Am
G
I'll get up and do it again Amen
C
G
Am
G
Say it again Amen
G
D
Caught between the longing for love
C
Em
B7
And the struggle for the legal tender
C
Where the sirens sing and the church bells ring
Em
C
And the junkman pounds his fender
G
C
Where the veterans dream of the fight,
B7
Em
Fast asleep at the traffic light
A7
G
D
And the children solemnly wait for the ice cream vendor
Em
D
C
Em
D
Out into the cool of the evening, strolls the pretender
C
D
He knows that all his hopes an dreams
G
Begin and end there
G
C
G
C
C
G
Ah the lovers as they run through the night
C
Em
Leaving nothing but to choose off and fight
D
G
C
And tear at the world with all their might
G
Em
While the ships bearing their dreams
G
D
Sail out of sight
D
G
I'm gonna find myself a girl,
C
Who can show me what laughter means
G
Then we'll fill in the missing colors in each others
D
C
Paint by number dreams
G
C
And then we'll put our dark glasses on
G
C
And we'll make love until our strength is gone
G
D
And when the morning light comes streaming in
C
G
Am
G
we'll get up and do it again Amen
C
G
Am
G
get it up again Amen
G
D
C
Em
B7
I'm gonna be a happy idiot, and struggle for the legal tender
C
Where the ads take aim, and lay their claim
Em
G
To the heart and the soul of the spender
C
G
And believe in whatever may lie
B7
Em
In those things that money can buy
A7
D
Though true love could have been a contender
Em
D
C
D
Em
Are you there, say a prayer for the pretender
C
D
G
Who started out so young and strong only to surrender
G
C
Csus4
Say a prayer for the pretender
G
C
Csus4
Are you there for the pretender
G
C
Csus4
Are you prepared for the pretender
G
C
Csus4
Are you there for the pretender



Rosie

Verse 1
E
A
B
E
A
E
well, she was standing at the load in, when the trucks rolled up
A
E
A
E
She was sniffing all around like a half-grown female pup
A
E
C#m
She wasn't hard to talk to, looked like she had no where to go
E
A
B
E
A
E
So I gave her a pass so she could get in and see the show
E
A
B
E
A
E
Well, I sat her down right next to me and I got her a beer
A
E
A
E
While I mixed that sound on the stage so the band could hear
A
E
C#m
The more I watched her watch them play, the less I thought of to say
E
A
B
E
A
E
and when they walked offstage, the drummer swept that girl away
Chorus
A
E
A
but Rosie your alright (you wear my ring)
A
E
A
when you hold me tight (Rosie, that's my thing)
A
E
C#m
when you turn out the lights (I got to hand it to me) A (let ring) A E E B A, E B A Looks like it's me and you again tonight, Rosie
Verse 2
E
A
E
A
E
Well I guess I might've known from the start, she'd come for a star
A
E
A
E
Could've told my imagination not to run too far
A
E
C#m
with all the times that I've been burned, by now you'd think I'd learned
E
A
B
E
E
A
that it's who you look like, not who you are
Chorus
A
E
A
but Rosie your alright (you wear my ring)
A
E
A
when you hold me tight (Rosie, that's my thing)
A
E
C#m
when you turn out the lights (I got to hand it to me) A (let ring) A E E B A, E B A Looks like it's me and you again tonight, Rosie
Outro
A
E
B
A
Rosie



Running On Empty

D
D/a
3x
F#m
F#m
D
E
D
A
D
A
Looking out at the road rushing under my wheels
D
A
D
A
Looking back at the years gone by, like so many summer fields
D
A
D
A
In sixty-five I was seventeen, and running up 101
D
A
E
I don't know where I'm running now, I'm just running on
D
A
Running on, running on empty
D
A
Running on, running blind
D
A
F#m
E
Running on, running into the sun, but I m running behind.
D
A
D
A
Gotta do what you can just to keep your love alive
D
A
D
A
Trying not to confuse it with what you do to survive
D
A
D
A
In sixty-nine I was twenty-one, and called the road my own
D
A
E
I don't know when that road turned onto the road I'm on.
D
A
Running on, running on empty
D
A
Running on, running blind
D
A
F#m
E
Running on, running into the sun, but I m running behind.
D
A
D
A
D
A
F#m
D
E
F#m
D
E
A
Everyone I know, everywhere I go
F#m
E
D
People need some reason to believe;
E
A
D
I don't know about anyone but me
F#m
D
E
A
If it takes all night, that'll be all right
D
E
D
Bm
A
E
A
If I can get you to smile before I leave
D
A
D
A
Looking out at the road rushing under my wheels
D
A
D
A
I don't know how to tell you all just how crazy this life feels
D
A
D
A
I look around for the friends I used to turn to, to pull me through
D
A
E
Looking into their eyes I see them running too
D
A
Running on, running on empty
D
A
Running on, running blind
D
A
F#m
E
Running on, running into the sun, but I m running behind.
D
A
D
A
Honey you really tempt me; you know the way you look so kind
D
E
D
A
Bm
A
E
A
I'd love to stick around but I'm running behind
D
E
D
A
Bm
A
E
A
You know I don't even know what I'm hoping to find
D
E
D
A
Bm
A
E
A
Running into the sun but I'm running behind.
E
D
D/a
10x
D
E
D
A
E
A



Standing In The Breach

Intro
Am
F
C
G
Refrain
Am
F
C
G
C
Though the earth may tremble, and our foundations crack
Am
F
C
G
We will all assemble and we will build them back
Am
F
And rush to save the lives remaining
C
E
Am
Still within our reach
C
F/c
F
C
Try to put our world together, standing in the breach.
Verse
C
F
C
So many live in poverty, while others live as kings
C
Am
D
G
Aug5
And some may find peace in the acceptance of all that living brings
C
F
D
I will never understand however they’ve prepared
C
F/c
C
G
How one life may be struck down and another life be spared
Refrain
Am
F
C
G
C
Though the earth may tremble, and cast our works aside
Am
F
C
G
Though our efforts resemble, the fluctuating tide
Am
F
We rise and fall with the trust and belief
C
E
Am
That love redeems us each
C
F/c
F
C
And bend our backs and hearts together, standing in the breach.
Bridge
Am
F
You don't know why it's such a far cry
C
G
C
From the world this world could be
Am
F
You don't know why but you still try
C
G
For the world you wish to see
Am
F
You don't know how, it’ll happen now
E
Am
After all that's come undone
F
Em
But you know the change the world needs now
Dm
G
Is there, in everyone
Guitar solo
Verse
C
The unpaid debts of history
F
C
The open wounds of time
C
Am
F
Fm6
The laws of human nature always tugging from behind
C
I want to think that the earth can heal
F
D
And that people might still learn
C
F/c
How to meet this world's true challenges
C
G
And that the course we're on could turn
Refrain
Am
F
C
G
C
And though the earth may tremble and the oceans pitch and rise
Am
F
C
G
We will all assemble and we will lift our eyes
Am
F
To the tasks that we know lie before us
C
E
Am
And the power our prayers beseech
C
F/c
F
C
And cast our souls into the heavens, standing in the breach
Bridge
Am
F
You don't know why it's such a far cry
C
G
C
From the world, this world could be
Am
F
You don't know why, but you still try
C
G
For the world you wish to see
Am
F
You don't know how (it) it’ll happen now
F
E
Am
After all that's come undone
F
C
Fm6
And you know the world you're waiting for, may not come
G
No it may not come
Fm6
C
But you know the change the world needs now
Dm
G
Is there, in everyone
C
Fm6
C
Fm6
C
Fm6
C



Take It Easy

G
Well, I'm a runnin' down the road try'n' to loosen my load
D
C
I got seven women on my mind;
G
D
Four that wanna own me, two that wanna stone me,
C
G
One says she's a friend of mine.
Em
C
G
Take it easy, take it easy,
Am
C
Em
Don't let the sound of your own wheels drive you crazy.
C
G
C
G
Lighten up while you still can, don't even try to understand.
Am
C
G
Just find a place to make your stand and take it easy.
G
Now, I'm a standin' on a corner in Winston, Arizona
D
C
With such a fine sight to see;
G
D
It's a girl my Lord, in a flat-bed Ford
C
G
Slowin' down to have a look at me.
Em
C
G
Come on, baby, don't say maybe.
Am
C
Em
I gotta know if your sweet love is gonna save me.
C
G
C
G
We may lose and we may win, but we will never be here again.
Am
C
G
Oh, open up, I'm climbin' in to take it easy.
G
Well, I'm runnin' down the road try'n' to loosen my load,
D
C
Got a world of trouble on my mind.
G
D
I'm lookin' for a lover who won't blow my cover;
C
G
She's just a little hard to find.
Em
C
G
Take it easy, take it easy,
Am
C
Em
Don't let the sound of your own wheels drive you crazy.
C
G
C
G
Come on baby, don't say maybe.
Am
C
G
I gotta know if your sweet love is gonna save me.



These Days

C
B
Am
G
F
C
B
Am
G
F
Well I've been out walkin'
C
B
Am
G
F
And I don't do that much talking, these days
C
G
These days.
F
These days I seem to think a lot
C
G
About the things that I forgot to do, for you
C
B
Am
G
F
And all the times I had a chance to
C
B
Am
G
F
Well I had a lover
C
B
Am
G
F
I don't think I'll risk another, these days.
C
G
These days.
F
These days I seem to be afraid
C
G
To live th life that I have made in song
C
B
Am
G
F
But it's just that I have been loosing, so long
C
B
Am
G
F
x2
G
F
These days I sit on corner stones
C
G
Count the time in quarter tones till ten, my friend
C
B
Am
G
F
And I believe I've come to see myself again
C
B
Am
G
F
x2
G
F
These days I sit on corner stones
C
G
Count the time in quarter tones till ten, my friend
C
B
Am
G
F
Bb
F
Please don't confront me with my failures
C
B
Am
G
F
Bb
F
Bb
F
C
I'm aware of them.