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Waiting Around To Die Acoustic chords

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Waiting Around To Die - The Be Good Tanyas
(Original by Townes Van Zandt)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-0SmXVrLlZ4
Arranged for easier playing on Solo guitar 
(covers some of the bass parts by chord inversions, with some banjo notes added)
(Travis picking) fingerstyle or strumming

Capo 3
4/4 shuffle

Em         0220xx   
A2/E       002(0h2)xx   
A7s2/E     00200x
A7s2/G     30200x      (g)  note in Walkdown
A7s2/F#    20200x      (f#)  note in Walkdown  (recording: Em2s4   x04xxx )
Em         0220xx      (e)
Em/F#   (h2)220xx      (recording: Emadd2  0240xx)
B7         x2120x
Am/E       00221x
Emb13      0220(h1)x  (or 0(h3)20xx )
A2adde/E   0022x0 

[Hook]
Em
A2/E  A2/E  A7s2/E A7s2/G  A7s2/F#  Em  Em/F# Em (3x)

[Verse 1]
Em                                      A2/E              Am/E    A2/E 
Sometimes I don't know where this dirty road is taking me
Em                        B7              
   Sometimes I don't know    the reason why
     Em                                   A2/E                       Am/E    A2/E 
So I guess I'll keep a-gamblin' lots of  booze  and lots of ramblin'
         Em                 B7              Em
But it's easier than just a-waitin' around       to die

[Hook]
A2/E  A2/E  A7s2/E A7s2/G  A7s2/F#  Em  Em/F# Em

[Verse 2]
Em                                A2/E                     Am/E    A2/E 
Oh one time, friends, I had a ma          I even had a pa
   Em                               B7
He beat her with a belt once 'cause    she cried
         Em                         A2/E                      Am/E    A2/E 
She told him to take care of me she headed  down to Tennessee
         Em                 B7              Em
But it's easier than just a-waitin' around      to die

[Hook]
A2/E  A2/E  A7s2/E A7s2/G  A7s2/F#  Em  Em/F# Em 
Em

[Verse 3]
Em                                         A2/E            Am/E    A2/E 
Then I came of age and I found a girl in a Tuscaloosa bar 
    Em                                   B7
She cleaned me out and she hit in on the sly
       Em                                 A2/E                       Am/E    A2/E 
Well I tried to kill the pain, I bought some wine and hopped a train
          Em                 B7              Em
Well it's easier than just a-waitin' around      to die

[Hook]
A2/E  A2/E  A7s2/E A7s2/G  A7s2/F#  Em  Em/F# Em 
Em

[Verse 4]
Em                                  A2/E                Am/E    A2/E 
And a friend said he knew where some     easy money was
   Em                               B7
We robbed a man, and brother did we fly
        Em                               A2/E                         Am/E    A2/E 
But the posse caught up with me and they  drug  me back to Mus-ko-gee
             Em              B7                Em
And now it's two long years a-waitin' around to die

[Hook]
A2/E      A2/E  A7s2/E A7s2/G  A7s2/F#  Em  Em/F#  Em 
A2/E      A2/E  A7s2/E A7s2/G  A7s2/F#  Em   Emb13
A2adde/E  A2/E                          Em   

[Verse 5]
Em                          A2/E                       Am/E    A2/E 
Now I'm out of prison and I  got  me a friend at last
    Em                                  B7
And he don't steal or cheat or drink or lie
         Em                        A2/E                   Am/E    A2/E 
Well his name is "Codine" he's the nicest thing I've seen
       Em                 B7          Em
And to-gether we're gonna wait around       to die

[Hook] 
A2/E      A2/E      A7s2/E A7s2/G  A7s2/F#  Em   Em/F#   Em  

[Harmonica solo]
A2/E      A2/E      A7s2/E A7s2/G  A7s2/F#  Em   Em/F#   Em 
A2adde/E A2adde/E A7s2/E A7s2/G A7s2/F# Em  Em/F#  Emb12

[Outro]
A2/E      A2/E      A7s2/E A7s2/G  A7s2/F#  Em   Em/F#   Em    (x5)

            
            
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