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A co-worker of mine introduced me to this song. Naturally, I went on UG to find a good tab on it. When I noticed that the other tabs were wrong, I decided to make my own. And this is exactly what he plays. This is from seeing his live performances and even a very short tutorial he did with QTV. If you are having any problems with the dynamics or the strumming of the song, please listen closely and play along. And, when you've made your final judgement, please rate and leave a comment. Chords: lowEADGBe Dm:XX0231 C/G:332010 Bb:X88766 F:X33211 C#dim:X4535X Intro: Dm C/G Bb Dm Verse 1: Dm The truth comes out as the fire burns low C/G it comes to light as only embers glow Bb Dm C/G the whiskey talks, the west wind moans in the night Verse 2: Dm The deadfall's gathered and the branches are cut C/G the kindling crackles and the smoke curls up Bb Dm C/G the small sticks catch then the bigger stuff will burn Verse 3: Dm Chinook dies down as the dark descends C/G pine has burned, the ash has cleansed Bb Dm C/G the message smolders, is lost, but finally sent Verse 4: Dm Connie says she's never seen the cougars so bold C/G they're comin in the yard and they're stealin young colts Bb Dm C/G they drag em in the brush with the claws sunk in their nose Verse 5: Dm The weather's been funny thirty years or so C/G the winters got warm, not as much snow Bb Dm C/G hear the big cats comin cuz there's nowhere left to go Verse 6: Dm You gotta look out for bear when you're fishing on lee's creek C/G they'll come round the bend and they'll make your knees weak Bb Dm C/G there's grizzlies where there was no grizzly bears before Instrumental: Dm C/C Bb Dm C/G Dm C/G Bb Dm Verse 7: (When he plays this verse live, he usually isn't playing anything. But if you're doing this alone then you can play the same progression.) Dm Half heard voices from the ghosts, from the graves C/G the grandfathers tell us at the mouths of the caves Bb Dm C/G only old chiefs older than jesus can save us now, if we're lucky Verse 8: Dm White man light a big fire, stay cold C/G the red man's warmer, but the old man's old Bb Dm the antelope seeks the buffalo in the night Bridge: Bb F C/G The antelope mourns the buffalo in the night Verse 9: C#dim Dm You gotta look out for bear when you're fishing on lee's creek C/G they'll come round the bend and they'll make your knees weak Bb Dm C/G there's grizzlies where there was no grizzly bears before Verse 10: Dm The truth comes out as the fire burns low C/G It comes to light as only embers glow Bb Dm C/G Bb Dm the antelope mourns the buffalo in the night And that should be that for The Truth Comes Out by the Corb Lund Band. As I've stated before, please rate and comment my tab when you have made your final judgement. And, if you liked this tab, feel free to stop by my profile page on this site and check out some of the others. And feel free to also join my "UGs Online Debate" group where you get to debate and argue with other UG people over music topics. -I hope you enjoy; my little droogies.