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Thunder Road chords

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Artist: Bruce Springsteen
Song: Thunder Road 
Capo 3
Play in D; actually in F.

D                 G       D-A-D
Screen door slams, Mary's dress waves
                           F#m                     G
Like a vision dancing across the porch as the radio plays
                        A         D                         G
Roy Orbison singing for the lonely, hey that's me and I want you only
                               D                     A
Don't turn me home again, I just can't face myself alone again
      D                       G                      D-A-D
Don't run back inside, honey, you know just what I'm here for
And you're scared and you're thinking that
F#m                 G
Maybe we ain't that young any more
Show a little faith, there's magic in the night
            D                         G
You ain't a beauty but eh, you're all right
       D                   A
Oh and that's alright with me
        D                           G
You can hide 'neath your covers and study your pain,
     D                               G
Make crosses from your lovers, throw roses in the rain
D                 F#m                   G                         A
Waste your summer praying in vain for a savior to rise from these streets
D                           G
Well now I'm no hero that's understood
          D                            G
All the redemption I can offer girl is beneath this dirty hood
D                        F#m              G                   A
With a chance to make it good somehow hey what else can we do now except
D                        G                 D-A-D
Roll down the window and let the wind blow back our hair
                                   F#m                   G
Well the night's busted open these two lanes can take us anywhere
We got one last chance to make it real
    D                           G
To trade in these wings on some wheels
                        D                   A
Climb in back, heaven's waiting on down the tracks
D        A                   D                    G
Ohh come take my hand  We're ridin out tonight to case the Promised Land
D F#m            G                A
Oh Thunder Road, Oh Thunder road, Oh Thunder Road
D                      F#m
Lyin' out there like a killer in the dark
D                            G
Hey I know it's late, we can make it if we run
D F#m                G           A             D
Oh Thunder Road, sit tight, take hold, Thunder Road
     G                         A                  D
So I got this guitar and I learned how to make it talk
       Bm                                          G    A
And my car's out back if you're ready to take that long walk
          G                       A
From your front porch to my front seat
       F#m                     Bm
Door's open but the ride ain't free
     G                  GM7         Em7                Em
Well I know you've been waiting for words that I ain't spoken
Well tonight we'll be free--all the promises will be broken
           G                             A             D
There were ghosts in the eyes of all the boys you sent away
They drive this dusty beach road in the skeleton frames of
G                A
Burned-out Chevrolets
                 G                    A
They scream your name at night in the street
                F#m                        Bm
Your graduation gown lies in rags at their feet
           G                                      Em
And in the lonely cool before dawn you hear their engines roaring on
          G                 A                   G            Em
Until you get to the porch, they're gone on the wind so Mary climb in
       G                             A                      D
It's a town full of losers and we're pulling out of here to win

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Fred187 30 Jun 28, 2007 11:12 AM

wrong key; this one's in F

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FRAQ@AQ 41 Apr 06, 2009 07:45 AM

could have saved to work. just found the one in F but it sounds much better to me in G so i wrote more or less this one again :)

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Firewarrior 42 Jul 15, 2010 08:34 AM

it doesn't matter you can play it in any key :P but hey what's up with the C- and D+ chords? what does that mean

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