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Louisiana 1927 Chords

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                Louisiana 1927 - Randy Newman
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Tabbed by: maguri
Tuning: Standard

Randy Newman
Louisiana 1927 (1974)
(Randy Newman)

From: "Good Old Boys"

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CHORDS

          e-B-G-D-A-E
C/A       0-1-0-0-0-x
C/B       0-1-0-x-2-x
C/D       0-1-0-0-x-x
C/E       0-1-0-2-x-x
C/G       0-1-0-2-x-3
C(add9)   0-3-0-2-3-x

G/B       3-3-0-0-2-x
G/D       3-0-0-0-x-x
G7/D      1-0-0-0-x-x  or
          x-0-0-3-5-x

Bm7/F#    2-3-2-4-2-2
B7/F#     2-4-2-4-2-2

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  *Em7 LINK
e|----------0-----|
B|3---3--03-0-3-0-|
G|0---0-2-2---2-0-|
D|2---------------|
A|----------------|
E|----------------|

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VERSE
G           Bm7                       Em7
   What has happened down here is the wind has changed [*Em7 LINK]
A7               C/D                      C/G             G   C G/D
   Clouds rolled in from the north and it starts to rain
G                Bm7                      Em7 
  It rained real hard and it rained for a real long time [*Em7 LINK]
A7                       C/D              G      C G/B C C/D
Six feet of water in the streets of Evangeline
 

VERSE
G            Bm7                    Em7 
   The river rose all day the river rose all night [*Em7 LINK]
A7                C/D               C/G                G       C  G/D
  Some people got lost in the flood   some people got away all right
G               Bm7                          Em7
  The river had busted through clear down to Plaquemine [*Em7 LINK]
A7                       C/D              G      C G/B  C C/D  G ]
Six feet of water in the streets of Evangeline      [Loui--   siana]


CHORUS 
[ C G/B  C C/D ] G   Bm7/F#   B7/F# Em  G7/D
       Loui----siana,      Loui---siana      
                  C(add9)      C/D                 C/E      G/D
They're trying to wash us away,  they're trying to wash us away
C     C/D    G   Bm7/F#   B7/F# Em  G7/D
   Loui----siana,      Loui---siana      
                  C(add9)      C/D                 C/E      G/D  C C/B C/A
They're trying to wash us away,  they're trying to wash us away
 

VERSE
G            Bm7                     Em7 
   President Coolidge came down in a railroad train [*Em7 LINK]
       A7                    C/D            C/G    G       C  G/D
With a little fat man with a notepad in his hand
G                         Bm7                    Em7 
   President say: "Little fat man isn't it a shame, [*Em7 LINK]
         A7                C/D                 G      C G/B   C C/D  [ G ]
What the river has done to this poor crackers' land?"     [Loui--   siana]
 

CHORUS (+ coda variation)
[ C G/B  C C/D ] G   Bm7/F#   B7/F# Em  G7/D
       Loui----siana,      Loui---siana      
                  C(add9)      C/D                 C/E      G/D
They're trying to wash us away,  they're trying to wash us away
C     C/D G   Bm7/F#   B7/F#    Em  G7/D
   Louisiana,    Louisiana      
                  C(add9)      C/D                 C/E      G/D  
They're trying to wash us away,  they're trying to wash us away
C         G/B       A7           C/D                 C/G           G
  They're trying to wash us away,  they're trying to wash us away
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