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This is all very simple. The whole song follows this same pattern: Am C F G It's 
on the 3rd fret, and these chords are relative to the capo.

It's 3/4 timing, like a waltz, so strum appropriately. Each chord gets exactly 4 
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Flightless Bird, American Mouth
by Iron & Wine


[Verse 1]

         C
I was a quick wet boy
            Am
Diving too deep for coins
            F
All of your straight blind eyes
          G
Wide on my plastic toys
             C
And when the cops closed the fair
          Am
I cut my long baby hair
           F
Stole me a dog-eared map
                  G
And called for you everywhere


[Chorus]

        C
Have I found you?
           Am     F        G
Flightless bird, jealous, weeping

C
Or lost you?
Am
American mouth
F         G
Big bill looming


[Verse 2]

           C
Now I’m a fat house cat
            Am
Cursing my sore blunt tongue
             F
Watching the warm poison rats
                  G
Curl through the wide/white fence cracks
           C
Kissing on magazine photos
      Am                          F
Those fishing lures thrown in the cold and clean
               G
Blood of Christ mountain stream


[Chorus]

C
Have I found you?
Am               F          G
Flightless bird, brown hair bleeding
C
Or lost you?
Am
American mouth
F         G
Big bill, still going down

--Evan A.

            
            
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ThinkingFreely 10 Nov 15, 2008 09:49 AM

Sounds right to me. Thanks!

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ambareeshtv 10 Jun 02, 2017 01:49 PM

sounds pretty damn right... thanks. my wife loves this song and thanks to u I can sing it to her when she is angry .

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