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Georgia Lee Chords

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Title: Georgia lee
Artist: Tom Waits
Album: Mule Variations

This is such beautiful and moving song! This is so we guitarists can put our side to it! 
very simple so good news there! Great album too!

Capo on the 1st fret

Intro: C  G  C

C        F   C      F            C
Cold was the night, hard was the ground
     F              C              G    G7
They found her in a small grove of trees
C            F   C           F           C
Lonesome was the place where Georgia was found
          F           C
She's too young to be out
       G
On the street.
G7             C        C/B   F
Why wasn't God watching?
    G7         C         C/B   F
Why wasn't God listening?
    G7         C
Why wasn't God there for
G7      C
Georgia Lee?
             C        F    C
Ida said she couldn't keep Georgia
     F               C
From dropping out of school
      F         C           G     G7
I was doing the best that I could
    C        F    C       F             C
But she just kept runnin away from this world
      F               C             G
These children are so hard to raise good
G7             C        C/B   F
Why wasn't God watching?
    G7         C         C/B   F
Why wasn't God listening?
    G7         C
Why wasn't God there for
G7      C
Georgia Lee?
G          C        F        C
Close your eyes and count to ten
G      C       F       G
I will go and hide but then
Em         A          F           G
Be sure to find me. I want you to find me
          C        F
And we'll play all over
        C        F
We will play all over
        C        F     C      G   G7
We will play all over again
          C       F   C
There's a toad in the witch grass
          F           C
There's a crow in the corn
     F            C            G    G7
Wild flowers on a cross by the road
    C         F C       F
And somewhere a baby is crying
        C
For her mom
       F               C
As the hills turn from green back
   G
To gold
G7             C        C/B   F
Why wasn't God watching?
    G7         C         C/B   F
Why wasn't God listening?
    G7         C
Why wasn't God there for
G7      C
Georgia Lee?
    G7         C        C/B   F
Why wasn't God watching?
    G7         C         C/B   F
Why wasn't God listening?
    G7         C
Why wasn't God there for
G7      C
Georgia Lee?

F  C  G  C

And there it is! Enjoy! Long live Tom waits!
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