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Fire On The Mountain chords

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None of the others have the 'INTRO' and 'INTERLUDE' (Guitar and Flute solos) sections. This is the complete song. Was this info helpful? Yes No
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Fire On The Mountain - Marshall Tucker Band (George McCorkle, 1975)

4/4 TIME (UON) @ 100 BPM (3 Min. 53 Sec.) in 'G'.

Chords Used:
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            GUITAR            KEYBOARD
       E  A  D  G  B  e     Bass| Chord
      ------------------    -------------
G   -  3  2  0  0  0  3      G    G-B-D   -OR-
    -  3  2  0  0  3  3
D   -  x  x  0  2  3  2      D    A-D-F#
Am  -  x  0  2  2  1  0      A    A-C-E
C   -  x  3  2  0  1  0      C    G-C-E
Em  -  0  2  2  0  0  0      E    G-B-E

INTRO: [13 M]
-----

** First 5 measures played 'freely'-

                                        ▼----▼ See Short TAB, Below.
|G       |D       |Am      |C   G   |…  +3+4+|

  + 3 + 4 +
A|----------|
E|0-3---2---|

** TEMPO = 100 BPM

|Em      |Em      |C       |C       |Em      |Em      |C       |C       |

VERSE #1: [8 M]
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|Em                          |C              |Em                            |
  Took my fam'ly away from my… Carolina home…  Had dreams about the West and…

|C                |Em                   |C                    |
… started to roam…  Six long months on a dust… covered trail…

|Em                                   |C                              |
  They say heaven's at the end, but so far it's been hell… And there's…

CHORUS #1: [7.5 M]
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|G                      |D                      |Am                          |
… fire on the mountain,…  lightnin' in the air,…  gold in them hills and it's

2/4           4/4
|C             |Em       |C       |Em      |C       |
 waitin' for me there…

VERSE #2: [8 M]
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|Em                           |C                  |Em                           |
  We were diggin' and siftin'…  from five to five…  sellin' everything we found…

|C                  |Em                        |C                    |
 just to stay alive…  Gold flowed free like the whiskey in the bars…

|Em                                    |C                               |
  Sinnin' was the big thing, Lord, and…  Satan was his star… And there's…

CHORUS #2: [7.5 M]
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|G                      |D                      |Am                          |
… fire on the mountain,…  lightnin' in the air,…  gold in them hills and it's

2/4           4/4
|C             |Em       |C       |Em      |C       |
 waitin' for me there…

INTERLUDE: [16 M]
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                          2/4  4/4                                 2/4  4/4
|G       |D       |Am      |C   |G       |G       |D       |Am      |C   |


|Em      |C       |Em      |C       |Em      |C       |Em      |C       |

VERSE #3: [8 M]
--------

|Em                         |C               |
  Dance hall girls were the…  evenin' treat…

|Em                                    |C                      |
  Empty cartridges and blood… lines the gutters of the street…

|Em                          |C              |
  Men were shot down for the…  sake of fun,…

|Em                                  |C                            |
  or just to hear the noise of their…  forty four guns… And there's…

CHORUS #3: [7.5 M]
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|G                      |D                      |Am                          |
… fire on the mountain,…  lightnin' in the air,…  gold in them hills and it's

2/4           4/4
|C             |Em       |C       |Em      |C       |
 waitin' for me there…

VERSE #4: [8 M]
--------

|Em                |C                  |Em                            |
  Now my widow she…  weeps by my grave…  Tears flow free for her man…

|C                  |Em                           |C                      |
  she couldn't save…  Shot down in cold blood by a gun that carried fame…

|Em                              |C                            |
  all for a useless and no good,…  worthless claim… And there's…

CHORUS #4: [4.5 M]
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|G                      |D                      |Am                          |
… fire on the mountain,…  lightnin' in the air,…  gold in them hills and it's

2/4           4/4
|C             |Em       |
 waitin' for me there…

CHORUS #5: [8.5 M]
---------

|G                      |D                      |Am                          |
  Fire on the mountain,…  lightnin' in the air,…  gold in them hills and it's

2/4           4/4
|C             |Em        |C                |G        |G       |G       |
 waitin' for me there,…       waitin' for me there…


            
            
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chestermorris 28 Mar 04, 2017 06:57 PM

Well I wrote "nice job!" and it said my comment was too short so I will say it was a really nice job 'specially to include the bass riff into the em as well as the bass chords, chord triads and timing marks on all the verses/chorus and the all the lyrics.

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