Good Man Down Bass line: ( 2X Intro. 3X Verse.) D A D A D C A - A E A - G - G E G B C - C E D C (on 4th time) D A D A D C A - A E A - G - G E G - F - F - C - F - F G A C Here is a story about a boy and a girl She woke up one morning felt alone in this world Despite the love for her, he couldn't keep her from leaving again She had to do it. She cried in a night He brought her flowers in the daytime She tried and she tried to forget the past and all her past crimes Despite the love for her, he couldn't keep her from leaving again She had to do it. (Bass line ends on F C F C) CHORUS Dm Am How could you shoot a good man down? G F Leave without mourning Dm Am Brokenhearted on the ground G F Like the others before him Dm Am A burden heavy as a rock G F ain't nobody gonna stop her Dm Am Go ahead and walk alone G F and regret it some elsewhere Dm Am He cried in a night G C She got no flowers in the daytime Dm Am He gave up the fight G C while she was out committing new crimes Dm Am Despite the love for her G C Dm Am he couldn't keep her from leaving again G F She had to do it. CHORUS ENDING Dm Am G F How could you leave without mourning? Dm Am G F I'm like the others before me.