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Paradise by Richard Havens
capo 3rd fret
F                                    Dm         F                       Dm
There’s a  thousand  roads  that  get  there, and  each  one  looks the same,
F                          Dm           Am                               Am 7
and with every step you’re thinking. should you  have  gone  the  other way.
F                          Dm         F                           Dm
There  are  those who give direction, even  though  they’re lost themselves,
F                          Dm          Am                              Am7
and  those who finally get there, never really  give no trace of  the  trail.
F                   Dm                  C         C4sus C
So,  if  you’re  searching  for  some  peace  of  mind,
F                         Dm         C Csus4 C
out  in  a  world  that’s cold  and unkind,
F                    Dm         C Csus4 C
hoping someone will throw you a sign.
F                      Dm         C      Csus4     C
Paradise  is  a  hard  place,  a  hard  place  to  find.
F                  Dm                  F                                 Dm
There are wise old men  who  tell  ya, that’s  it’s  up  there  in  the  sky.
F                         Dm      Am                   Am7
But  I’ve  flown  those  jumbos, and believe me it’s a lie.
F                                    Dm        F                     Dm
There are those that think it’s here and  now. What  you  do  with  everyday.
F                         Dm          Am                           Am7
We better make the best of living,we’re gonna  die  for  sure  some day.
F                    Dm          C Csus4 C
Searching  for  some  peace  of  mind,
F                            Dm    Dsus2 C Csus4 C
out  in  a  world  that  is  cold  and   unkind.
F                      Dm           C Csus4 C
Hoping  someone  will  show  us  a  sign
F                      Dm
Paradise  is  a  hard  place
F                      Dm
Paradise  is  a  hard  place
F                      Dm        Dm               C Csus4 C
Paradise  is  a  hard  place, a  hard  place  to  find.

F                     G              F                     G
I’m not trying to  be  no  prophet.  I’m  not  trying  to  change  your  mind
F                          Dm             C        Csus4      C
But  I  think  that  this  searching is , such  a  waste  of  time.
F                            Dm        F                         Dm
There are those  that  have  religion, Teach  them  how  to  live  each  day.
F                         Dm          Am                         Am7
Yes,  they  believe  in  Paradise. All  you  have  to  do  is  pray.
F                     Dm        F                         Dm
But  me  myself  I’m  easy. I  don’t  really  have  to  know.
F                             Dm             Am                          Am7
Just  as  long  as  I’m still  breathing, and  I’ve  got  somewhere  to  go.
F                 Dm       C-Csus4-C F                     Dm      C-Csus4-C
Searching for some peace of mind.    Out in a world that is cold and unkind
F                     Dm            C-Csus4-C
Hoping  someone  will  throw  us  a  line
F                      Dm
Paradise  is  a  hard  place
F                      Dm
Paradise  is  a  hard  place
F                       Dm
Paradise  is  a  hard  place,
Dm                     C-Csus4-C
a   hard   place   to   find.
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