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Artist: Dan Tyminski Song: How long is this train? Album: Wheels This is the acoustic version with capo on 3rd fret Intro D - D/F# - D/G D/B - D/F# - D/G (2x) D/G Dsus2 D/F# D/G How long is this train son D/B D/F# D/G I heard his fragile voice A D/F# D/G I didnít want to listen but there really was no choice D D/F# D/G D/B D/F# D/G It seems like it goes on forever and I waited for so long A D/F# D/G Dsus2 The old manís breath came slow and smelled of whiskey in the dawn A Dsus2 D/B D/F# D/G On a cold November morning in the gentle mist of rain Dsus2 A7sus4 D/B D/F# D/G A (single not to...) Thereís just so many reasons that people wait to meet a train D/B - D/F# - D/G Dsus2 D/F# D/G D/B D/F# D/G And as I waited for my sister to come down the metal stairs A D/F# D/G He told me that his son had not been home in fifteen years Dsus2 D/F# D/G D/B D/F# D/G And I barely seemed to notice the tears behind his face A D/F# D/G Dsus2 But his wishes were no strangers to the people in this place Dsus2 A Dsus2 D/A D/B D/F# D/G The old man stood there waiting for a young man dressed in blue C Bm7 Em D/F# A Asus4 Then he handed him a neatly folded flag and said for you Dsus2 D/F# D/G D/B D/F# D/G He said your son he died a hero in the service of this flag A D/F# D/G The old man took it gently put it in his paper bag Dsus2 D/F# D/G D/B D/F# D/G Then I left him in the rain there but Iíd still hear his voice A D/F# D/G Dsus2 I try hard not to listen but there really is no choice A Dsus2 D/B D/F# D/G On a cold November morning in the gentle mist of rain Dsus2 A7sus4 D/B D/F# D/G Thereís just so many reasons that people wait to meet a train D/G Dsus2 D/F# D/G How long is this train son D/B D/F# D/G I can hear the pouring rain A D/F# D/G D Iím still reminded of him when I hear a passing train I think this is quite accurate Enjoy :)