Oops, an error
Loading. Please wait.

Lost In The Backyard chords

1,439 views 6 this week
no commentswrite comment
1 2 3 4 5
x 4
add to favorites
×
Save as Personal and add changes to this tab that will be seen only by you. Learn more ›
×
You can save this tab as Personal to edit and correct it or add notes. All changes will be seen only by you. Learn more »
launch autoscroll
font size
0
reset
transpose
0
reset
display chords
guitar tuner
edit
Autoscroll
slow
fast
+/-
esc
set tempo
stop
Author
Difficulty
Strumming
There is no strumming pattern for this song yet. and get +5 IQ
Song: Lost In The Backyard
Artist: James McMurtry
Album: Where'd You Hide The Body
Year: 1995

James McMurtry is a very underrated songwriter, and this is one of my favorite songs off 
of the "Where'd You Hide The Body" album (which I highly recommend)
You'll definatly need to listen to the song to get the timing on the lyrics correct (the 
chorus is tricky)
Have fun, this is a great song to play and sing at parties or around campfires or 
something haha

Verse 1:
                           D
You said this is the last time
            G
A few times ago
              D
Once more its happened
                         A
Thats all in the world I know


Pre-Chorus 1:
                  D
I still hear the echo
                     G
When you hung up the phone
                 D
I feel like I'm lost in the backyard
A                  D
Just tryin' to get home


Verse 2:
I woke up in a strange world
I can aptly describe
Like the streets of a town where I lived
When I was too young to drive

Pre-Chorus 2:
It all looked so familiar
But I can't find my way
I must have got lost in the backyard
When I went out to play

Chorus:
              A
Don't open my eyes
                D
To nothin' like truth
                   G
Just leave it all lost in the wind
D                                A
Let it hide in the blindness of youth
              D
Facts of the matter
                          G
Most likely will always remain
                 D
I guess I'll be lost in the backyard
A                 D
Till I get home again

-Guitar solo- (I usually just improv)

Chorus 2:
Don't open my eyes
To nothin' like truth
Just leave it all lost in the wind
Let it hide in the blindness of youth
Facts of the matter
Most likely will always remain
I'll probably be lost in the backyard
Till I get home again

            
            
Suggest correction
Creating personal tab
Creating personal tab
You can edit any tab online and save it as your Personal.

You can edit, replace or remove any tab part or add personal notes – all changes will be seen only by you.

Personal tabs can be accessed anytime from any device, even offline.
Learn more »
comments
print report bad tab
guest
You may want to rate the tab now too:
select rating
Wanna post a correction for this tab? Suggest correction