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Neil Young

G                   C                             G
Look out, Ma, there's a white boat comin' up the river
       C                                            G
With a big red beacon and a flag and a man on the rail
I think you'd better call John
                                           Bm           C
'cause it don't look like they're here to deliver the mail
          Bm               C
And it's less than a mile away
 Bm                       C
I hope they didn't come to stay
         Bm                      C
It's got numbers on the side and a gun
                       D ////’//// G //// C    G         
and it's makin' big waves       

G                  C                              G        
Daddy's gone and my brother's out huntin' in the mountains
C                                               G         
Big John's been drinkin' since the river took Emmy Lou
 C                                        Bm      C
So the powers that be left me here to do the thinkin'
     Bm       C
And I just turned twenty-two
     Bm        C
I was wonderin' what to do
       Bm            C
And the closer they got
                        D ////’//// G //// C    G 
The more those feelin's grew        


Jam here -->

G ////’////’//// C //// G ////’//// C ////’//// G ////’////

C ////’//// Bm //// C //// Bm //// C //// Bm 

//// C//// Bm//// C //// D ////’////’//// G //// C    G

G               C               G    
Daddy's rifle in my hand felt reassurin’
           C                                           G       
He told me "Red means run, son, and numbers add up to nothin'"
          C                                 Bm   C
When the first shot hit the dock I saw it comin'
Bm               C
Raised my rifle to my eye
Bm               C
Never stopped to wonder why
Bm                   C       D ////’//// G //// C   G         
Then I saw black and my face splashed in the sky

- then Jam again -->

G ////’////’//// C //// G ////’//// C ////’//// G ////’////

C ////’//// Bm //// C //// Bm //// C //// Bm //// 

G //// Bm ////C //// D ////’////’//// G //// 

C    G

G            C                          G     
Shelter me from the powder and the finger
C                                          G       
Cover me with the thought that pulled the trigger
C                                         Bm   C
Just think of me as one you never figured out
Bm               C
We fade away so young
Bm              C
So much left undone
Bm              C              D ////’//// G //// C   G  
Remember me to my love, I know I'll miss her

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