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Three Wooden Crosses chords

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Three Wooden Crosses Capo 6

[Intro] 
G D/F# Em G/B


[Verse 1]
 G            D/F#       Em           G/B
A farmer and a teacher, a hooker and a preacher
Cadd9      G            G/B           D
Riding on a midnight bus bound for Mexico
       G            D/F#            Em        G/B
One was headed for vacation, one for higher education
   Cadd9            D                    G
And two of them were searchin' for a lost soul
    Em                        D
That driver never ever saw the stop sign
   Cadd9                             D
And eighteen wheelers can't stop on a dime……..There are


[Chorus]
G           D/F#           Em                G/B        
Three wooden crosses on the right side of the highway
Cadd9                        G           D
Why there's not four of them, heaven only knows
            G            D/F#          Em                G/B
I guess it's not what you take when you leave this world behind you
    Cadd9            D                 G 
It's what you leave behind you when you go


[Verse 2]
    G             D/F#       Em
That farmer left a harvest, a home and eighty acres
 Cadd9                             G                  D  
A faith and love for growin' things in his young son's heart
        G                D/F#          Em
And that teacher left her wisdom in the mind's of lots of children
       Cadd9            D            G
Did her best to give em' all a better start
D/F#    Cadd9                                  D
And that preacher whispered, "can't you see the promised land?"
             Cadd9                               D
As he lay his bloodstained bible in that hooker's hand………There are


[Chorus]
G           D/F#           Em               G/B        
Three wooden crosses on the right side of the highway
Cadd9                        G           D
Why there's not four of them, heaven only knows
            G            D/F#          Em                 G/B
I guess it's not what you take when you leave this world behind you
    Cadd9            D                 G 
It's what you leave behind you when you go


[Verse 3]
          Em             D                  Cadd9
That's the story that our preacher told last Sunday
     G                                   D
As he held that bloodstained bible up for all of us to see
                   Em             D               Cadd9
He said, "bless the farmer and the teacher and the preacher"
             Cmaj                  D
Who gave this bible to my mama, who read it to me………..There are


[Chorus]
G           D/F#           Em                G/B
Three wooden crosses on the right side of the highway
Cadd9                        G              D
Why there's not four of them, now I guess we know
    G            D/F#          Em                 G/B
It's not what you take when you leave this world behind you
    Cadd9            D                 G
It's what you leave behind you when you go


[Outro]
          G            D/F#           Em                G
There are, three wooden crosses on the right side of the highway

            
            
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