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Fast Car Chords

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Tracy Chapman - Fast Car Chords
This is a beginners strumming version of Tracy Chapman's 'Fast Car'.

Capo 2
Dmaj or

[Verse 1]
(Cadd9)         (Gmaj)  (Em7)               (Dmaj)
You gout a fast car, and I want a ticket to anywhere.

(Cadd9)             (Gmaj) (Em7)                (Dmaj)
Maybe we can make a deal, maybe together we can get somewhere.
(Cadd9)      (Gmaj)     (Em7)                (Dmaj)
Any place is better, starting from zero got nothing to lose,

(Cadd9)            (Gmaj)
Maybe we'll make something

    (Em7)           (Dmaj)
But me myself I got nothing to prove

[Verse 2]
You got a fast car
And I got a plan to get us out of here
I been working at the convenience store
Managed to save just a little bit of money
We won't have to drive too far
Just 'cross the border and into the city
You and I can both get jobs
And finally see what it means to be living

[Verse 3]
You see my old man's got a problem
He live with the bottle that's the way it is
He says his body's too old for working
I say his body's too young to look like his
My mama went off and left him
She wanted more from life than he could give
I said somebody's got to take care of him
So I quit school and that's what I did

You got a fast car
But is it fast enough so we can fly away
We gotta make a decision
We leave tonight or live and die this way

I remember we were driving driving in your car

The speed so fast I felt like I was drunk

City lights lay out before us

And your arm felt nice wrapped 'round my shoulder

   (C)(G)      (Em)              (D)
And I    had a feeling that I belonged

   (C) (G)      (Em)               (D)
And I had a feeling I could be someone, be someone, be someone

[Verse 4]
You got a fast car
And we go cruising to entertain ourselves
You still ain't got a job
And I work in a market as a checkout girl
I know things will get better
You'll find work and I'll get promoted
We'll move out of the shelter
Buy a big house and live in the suburbs

[Verse 5]
You got a fast car
And I got a job that pays all our bills
You stay out drinking late at the bar
See more of your friends than you do of your kids
I'd always hoped for better
Thought maybe together you and me would find it
I got no plans I ain't going nowhere
So take your fast car and keep on driving

You got a fast car
But is it fast enough so you can fly away
You gotta make a decision
You leave tonight or live and die this way
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masterchiefs78 10 wrote on May 28 2016, 02:22 pm

nice short version,able to fit it on two pages for preforming.

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