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Thunder Road Acoustic chords

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  GC  G
The screen door slams,Christie's dress waves
   F  C  G
Like a vision she dances across the porch as the radio plays
 C  G  
Roy Orbison singing for the lonely, 
F  C
hey that's me babe and I want you only
  G C   G
Don't turn me home again, I just can't face myself alone again tonight
 C   G
Don't run back inside, baby, you know just what I'm here for
So you're scared and you're thinking that
 C   G
Maybe we ain't that young any more
   C G
Woman, there's magic in the night
You ain't a beauty but hey you're all right
Oh and that's alright with me
You can hide beneath your covers and study your pain,
 G   C
Make crosses from your lovers, throw roses in the rain
   G  D C D
Waste your summer praying in vain for a savior to rise from these streets
 G  C/G D
Well I aint no hero that's understood
 G  C
All the redemption I can offer babe is beneath this old hood
With one last chance to make it good somehow
C D 
hey what else can you do now except
G   C  G
Roll down the window and let the wind blow back your hair
   D  C
Well the night's busting open and these two lanes can take us anywhere
We got one last chance to make it real
to trade in these wings for some wheels
Climb in back, it's waiting down on the tracks
   G   C/G  D
Well I tried hard Christie to  understand 
 G  C
I'm ridin' out tonight to case the promised land
G   D
Babe, if you're born with nothin' in your hands 
C   D
Hey It's your only chance   
  G   C/G D
Well It's lyin' out there like a killer in the sun  
  G   C
Yeah I know it's late, but we can make it if we run 
   G D  C
Oh I wish you could come, so leave what you've lost
 D   G
Leave what's grown old, on thunder road
   Em C  
Well I got this guitar and I learned how to make it talk
   G  D
And my car's out back if you're ready to take that long walk
  C   D
From your front porch to my front seat
   G   C   D
Hey door's open but the ride ain't free
Well there were ghosts in the eyes of the boys you sent away
They haunt this dirty beach road in the skeleton remains of
burned-out Chevrolets
They scream to you at night from the street
F   C
Your graduation gown lies in rags at their feet
   G  G/C D 
And in the lonely cool before dawn
   GG/C  D
From your room you hear their engines roar on
 GC D   
But when you get to the porch, they're gone lost in the wind 
so Christie climb in
   C   D   G
It's a town full of losers I'm pulling out of here to win

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monicamatares 10 Sep 04, 2013 03:25 PM

is not serious wrong but .... you can not read 'christie' in a sacred text as thunder road without falling off the chair! is an attack on the health of all fans of bruce including mine :-)!!! Mary is the name!!!

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Jyan 31 Sep 11, 2013 06:14 PM

This is the version of the song I tabbed out: http://grooveshark.com/#!/s/Thunder+Road+acoustic/3fU5HA?src=5

He actually is saying christie as far as I can tell :P

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jc1976 83 Oct 19, 2013 09:13 AM

Heaven help us

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