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Ball And Chain chords

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Every one else has these chords totally wrong.  If you play the chords to the 
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C G F C
C G F C

C                                 G              F                  C
Well it's been 10 years and a thousand tears and look at the mess I'm in
C                           G              F            C
A broken nose and a broken heart and an empty bottle of gin
C                    G             F              C
Well I sit and I pray, in my broken down Chevrolet...
C                      G             F               C
and I'm singing to myself, there's got to be another way

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C                 G         F                   C
Take away, take away, take away this ball and chain,
C                         G            F              C
cause I'm sick and I'm tired, and I can't take anymore pain,
C                G           F           C
Take away, take away, never to return again
C                 G         F    (music pauses)             (starts) C
Take away, take away, take away, hey....  Take away this ball and chain

Well I've searched, and I've searched, to find the perfect life
A brand new car, and a brand new suit, I even got me a little wife
But wherever I have gone, I was sure to find myself there
You can run all your life, but not go anywhere

Chorus

I passed the bar on the way, to my dingy hotel room
I spent all of my money, I been drinkin since half passed noon
Well I'll wake there in the morning, or maybe in the county jail
Times are hard, getting harder, I'm born to lose, and destined to fail

Chorus

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Peacemaker551 10 Aug 09, 2010 09:52 PM

You have the same chord sequence as him, just not in the right key. The way you wrote it here is 1/2 step too low, if you transpose this up 1/2 step it is right, OR play D-A-G-D while tuned down the half step like Social D does

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srsfiter 72 Jul 30, 2013 02:27 AM

This is accurate, just put a capo on the first fret

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x52x58 10 Mar 01, 2016 06:13 PM

Watch this video and you can see it's capo on first fret and D-A-G-D. You can see his chord progression.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mkfnNUdeo3w

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