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Travellin Soldier Chords

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Dixie Chicks
Travellin' Soldier

Tuning: Standard

Verse 1
A
Two days past 18
A
He was waiting for a bus in his army greens,
D
Sat down at a booth, at a cafe there
A
Gave his order to a girl with a bow in her hair

A
He's a little shy, so she give him a smile,
A
And he said "Would you mind sitting down for a while,
D                                      
And talking to me, I'm feeling a little 
A
low?"

G                             D                       A
She said "I'm off in an hour, and I know where we can go."
A

Chorus:

F#m
I cried
D
I'm never gonna hold the hand of another guy,
A
"too young, for him!" they told her
E
Waiting for the love of a travelling soldier,
F#m
Our love will never end,
D
Waiting for the soldier to come back again,
A
Never more to be alone,
E
When the letter says " A soldier is coming
A
Home"
A

Verse 2:
A
So the letters came from an army camp,
A
In california, then Viet-Nam,
D
And he told her of his heart: He might be in love,
A
And all the things he was so scared of

A
He said "When it's getting kinda rough over here,
A
I think of that day sitting down at the peir,
D
And I close my eyes, and see your pretty 
A
Smile,

G                               D                   A
Now don't worry, but I won't be able to write for a while.
A

Chorus:

F#m
I cried
D
I'm never gonna hold the hand of another guy,
A
"too young, for him!" they told her
E
Waiting for the love of a travelling soldier,
F#m
Our love will never end,
D
Waiting for the soldier to come back again,
A
Never more to be alone,
E
When the letter says " A soldier is coming
A
Home"


12 bar Instrumental break:
A, A, A, D, A, A, A, D, A, G - D, A,A

Verse 3:
A
One friday night at a football game,
A
The lord's prayer said, and the anthem sang,
D
And a man said "Folk's, would you bow your head,
A
For I list a local, Viet-Nam Dead

A
Crying all alone, under the stand,
A
Was a piccolo player in the marching band
D
And one name read, and nobody really
A
cared,

G                          D                 A
But a prettly little girl, with a bow in her hair
A

Chorus:

F#m
I cried
D
I'm never gonna hold the hand of another guy,
A
"too young, for him!" they told her
E
Waiting for the love of a travelling soldier,
F#m
Our love will never end,
D
Waiting for the soldier to come back again,
A
Never more to be alone,
E
When the letter says " A soldier is coming..."
F#m
I cried,
D
Never gonna hold the hand of another guy,
A
"too young, for him!" they told her
E
Waiting for the love of a travelling soldier,
F#m
Our love will never end,
D
Waiting for the soldier to come back again,
A
Never more to be alone,
E
When the letter says " A soldier is coming
A
home"

Outro: (fade)
A,A,D,A,A,A,D,A,D-G,A
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