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Way Down Hadestown chords

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HERMES
   Cm                     Fm
Follow that dollar for a long way down
   Cm                         G
Far away from the poorhouse door
   Cm                       Fm
Either get to hell or to Hadestown
   Cm                   G
Ain't no difference anymore
   Cm       Fm
Way down Hadestown
   Cm
Way down under the ground
   Cm                     Fm
Hound dog howl and the whistle blow
Cm                          G
Train comes a-rollin' clickety-clack
   Cm                     Fm
Nobody knows where that old train goes
Cm                          G
Those who go they don't come back
   Cm       Fm
Way down Hadestown
   Cm
Way down under the ground

PERSEPHONE
   Cm                     Fm
Winter's nigh and summer's o'er
Cm                          G
I hear that high and lonesome sound
   Cm                 Fm
Of my husband coming for
Cm                          
To bring me home to Hadestown
   Cm       Fm
Way down Hadestown
   Cm
Way down under the ground

EURYDICE
   Cm                     Fm
Everybody dresses in clothes so fine
Cm                          G
Everybody?s pockets are weighted down
   Cm                     Fm
Everybody sipping ambrosia wine
   Cm              G
In a goldmine in Hadestown
   Cm       Fm
Way down Hadestown
   Cm
Way down under the ground

ORPHEUS
   Cm                     Fm
Everybody hungry, everybody tired
Cm                          G
Everybody slaves by the sweat of his brow
   Cm                     Fm
The wage is nothing and the work is hard
   Cm       
It's a graveyard in Hadestown
   Cm       Fm
Way down Hadestown
   Cm
Way down under the ground



FATES
   Cm                     Fm
Every little penny in the wishing well
Cm                          G
Every little nickel on the drum
   Cm                     Fm
All them shiny little heads and tails
Cm                          G
Where do you think they come from?
                 Cm       Fm
They come from way down Hadestown
   Cm
Way down under the ground

ORPHEUS & HERMES
   Cm                     Fm
Mister Hades is a mean old boss
        Cm                   G
With a silver whistle and a golden scale
   Cm                  
An eye for an eye!
        Fm
And he weighs the cost
   Cm
A lie for a lie!
         Fm
And your soul for sale
Sold!
  Cm
To the king on the chromium throne
Thrown!
   Cm                G
To the bottom of a sing-sing cell
      Cm
Where the little wheel squeal and the big wheel groan
             Fm                    G
And you better forget about your wishing well
   Cm       Fm
Way down Hadestown
   Cm
Way down under the ground

EURYDICE
   Cm                  Fm
Mr. Hades is a mighty king
   Cm                G
Must be making some mighty big deals
   Cm                Fm
Seems like he owns everything
   Cm                           G
Kind of makes you wonder how it feels
   Cm       Fm
Way down Hadestown
   Cm
Way down under the ground
   Cm       Fm
Way down Hadestown
   Cm
Way down under the ground
   Cm
Way down under the ground
   Cm
Way down under the ground

            
            
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