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Missouri Borderlands Chords

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Missouri Borderlands by Joe Newberry Performed by Mandolin Orange from The Sawyer Sessions Riffstation Version. Was this info helpful? Yes No
Missouri Borderlands by Joe Newberry
Performed by Mandolin Orange from The Sawyer Sessions
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1tjrxCRcf8E&list=RDiOHkyZ62jjQ&index=7

Tabbed by Riffstation 
https://play.riffstation.com/?v=TAUkKzRrbMY


[Intro]   
G      C       Am    F   
C      F       Am        G         
     
C                                             Am F            C 
I am far away from home   -     With neither faaaaaaamily nor friends
C       F                Am                    G           C
I never meant to stay so long   -    In the Missouri borderlands


 C                                          Am F                   C
Three years ago I held a job   -    Saw the woooooorld from my pony sway
C      F               Am                      G                     C
Riding drag on a dusty mount   -    I knew I'd worked when I drew my pay


 C                                                            Am F                    C
But times got hard, Christ times got mean    -     And I fell iiiiiiiin with desperate men
C       F                  Am                        G            C
And one night the worst of them   -    Laid out what was an awful plan 


[Break]         
G      C       Am    F   
C      F       Am        G         
          

C                                                    Am F             C
I did not like such wicked talk    -      Of Murder aaaaaaaand bold robbery
C            F           Am                        G                  C
I told those men I would walk   -     And they all aimed their guns at me


C                                                  Am F             C
Their prisoner I helped rob a bank     -  And much gooooold we did obtain
C           F                Am                            G                      C
They shot a boy just for the sport      -      I stood and watched his young life wane


C                                                            Am F                C 
Such dreadful sounds I'd never heard     -      His mother’s waailing filled the room
C             F                     Am                     G                C
She looked at me and screamed these words     -      Devil take you to your doom


[Break]      
G      C       Am    F   
C      F       Am        G         
     

C                                                      Am F                C
I turned to face that murderous crew    -     Shot ‘em dead.   I killed all four
C        F            Am                   G                C
And the only thing I rue    -      Had not thought of that before


 C                                                      Am F              C
The posse  found me outside of town    -      As I was kneeeling there to pray
C               F             Am                    G            C
From my gallows high I to lay down    -       In a dark Missouri grave


 C                                                            Am F            C
Please hide the rope stains around my neck    -      When my mooother sees me dead
C            F               Am                          G               C
Please don’t let my brothers take    -      The faithful path I chose to tread
C                                                   Am F          C
Cause im far away from home    -      With neither faaaaamily nor friends
C       F                Am                        G           C
I never meant to stay so long     -      In the Missouri borderlands 
C            F          Am                        G           C
And now I'll spend eternity     -       In the Missouri borderlands
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