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Take Em Away Chords

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Take 'em Away by Old Crow Medicine Show

Pretty straight forward, this one- 3 chords, with some subtle picking variations
once you nail it. Be sure to use a Texan accent!

CHORUS:

D                    G
Take 'em away, take 'em away Lord!
D                            A
Take away these chains from me!
D                                      G
My heart is broken 'cos my spirit's not free,
D                                    A
Lord, take away these chains from me!

Verse 1:

D                                              G
Some birds' feathers are too bright to be caged
D                                                      A
I know I'm not that colourful, but a bird just the same
D                                               G
Open up your gate now, let me put down my load
D                                           A
So I can feel at ease and go back to my home.
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foxben3 10 wrote on October 12 2009, 11:48 pm

why did you spell colorful colourful if you want me to sing it with a texan's accent?
where are you from!!!

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Sam Worsp 43 wrote on November 22 2009, 05:22 pm

oh, new zealand. i hope that clears things up for you.....

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doty13 14 wrote on April 26 2011, 06:05 pm

Ha, good tab, it would be a Tennessee accent...

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