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Sweet Southern Comfort Chords

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Intro - D - D/B - D/G - Em - D - D/B - G




(verse 1)
D                    D/B         
Misty sunrise in my hometown, 
         D/F#            D/G 
Rows of cotton bout knee high,
       D            D/B
Mrs. Baker down the dirt road,
           D/F#               D/G
Still got clothes out on the line,


(verse 2)
       D                  D/B 
Erwin Nichols there with Judge Lee,
         D/F#          D/G 
Playin checkers at the gin,
        D                D/B
When I dream about the southland,
         G            Em7
This is where it all begins,


(chorus)
      D                  Bm
From Carolina down to Georgia,
            G            Em7
Smell the jasmine and magnollia,
        D           Bm
Sleepy Sweet home Alabama,
           G -  Em7
Roll tide roll,
       D            Bm
Muddy water, Misssissippi,
           G                 Em7 - D
Blessed Graceland whispers to me,
        Bm       G
Carry on, Carry on,
                   A          D - Bm - G
Sweet Southern Comfort carry on,


(verse 3)
D                       D/B
Catchin catfish on the river,
         D/F#            D/G
Chasin fireflies by the creek,
         D               D/B
Kissin Debbie Williams sister,
       D/F#              D/G
On the porch Homecommin week,


(verse 4)
           D                  D/B
With rusty cars and weeping willows,
       D/F#              D/G
Keepin watch out in the yard,
        D                   D/B
Just a snapshot of downhome Dixie,
         D/G          Em7
Could be anywhere you are,


(chorus)
    D               Bm
In Carolina or in Georgia,
      G         Em7
Open arms are waitin for ya,
        D          Bm           G -  Em7
Louisianna yellow rose of San Antone,
    D            Bm
Arkansas, Mississippi,
         G              Em - D
Old man river whispers to me,
        Bm       G
Carry on, Carry on,
                   A          D
Sweet Southern Comfort carry on,


(lead chords - D - Bm - G - Em - D - Bm - G)


(verse 5)
     D               D/B
As I sit here I'm surrounded,
            D/F#     D/G
By these priceless memories,
         D             D/B
I don't have to think about it,
             G             Em7
There's no place I'd rather be,


(chorus)
    D               Bm
In Carolina or in Georgia,
            G            Em7
Smell the jasmine and magnollia,
        D           Bm
Sleepy Sweet home Alabama,
           G -  Em7
Roll tide roll,
       D            Bm
Muddy water, Misssissippi,
           G                 Em7 - D
Blessed Graceland whispers to me,
        Bm       G
Carry on, Carry on,
                 A -   D
Sweet Southern Comfort,
        Bm       G
Carry on, Carry on,
                   A          D
Sweet Southern Comfort carry on,


(Outro chords- 
D - Bm - G - Em - D - D - Bm - G - Em - D)


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