NEIL YOUNG RUST RADIO SUGAR MOUNTAIN THRASHER'S WHEAT
Lyrics and chords to all the songs of Neil Young, as a collective effort by the fantastic Rust community. Compiled & managed by: Fredrik Johansson. Download the complete Songbook.pdf.
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Powderfinger
SUBMITTED BY: rcwoods & Malc Brookes

TUNING: EADGBE

CHORDS:
G:
320003
C:
x32010
Bm:
x24432
Cmaj7:
x32000
D:
xx0232

G C G C G Look out, Ma, there's a white boat comin' up the river C G C G With a big red beacon and a flag and a man on the rail C I think you'ld better call John Bm Cmaj7 'cause it don't look like they're here to deliver the mail Bm Cmaj7 And it's less than a mile away Bm Cmaj7 I hope they didn't come to stay Bm Cmaj7 It's got numbers on the side and a gun D FILL and it's makin' big waves FILL: D G C G C G E|-------------------------------|-----0-0------------------| B|--/7-7--7--5-3-0-5--3--0-------|-----1-1------------------| G|--/7-7--7--5-4-0-5--4--0-------|-----0-0-----0------------| D|-------------------------------|-----2-2-0h2--------------| A|-------------------------------|--3-----------------------| E|-------------------------------|--------------------------| Daddy's gone and my brother's out huntin' in the mountains Big John's been drinkin' since the river took Emmy Lou So the powers that be left me here to do the thinkin' And I just turned twenty-two I was wonderin' what to do And the closer they got The more those feelin's grew INSTRUMENTAL (SOLO over VERSE chords) Daddy's rifle in my hand felt reassurin; He told me "Red means run, son, and numbers add up to nothin'" When the first shot hit the dock I saw it comin' Raised my rifle to my eye Never stopped to wonder why Then I saw black and my face splashed in the sky INSTRUMENTAL (SOLO over VERSE chords) Shelter me from the powder and the finger Cover me with the one that pulled the trigger Just think of me as one you never figured Would fade away so young With so much left undone Remember me to my love, I know I'll miss her -------------------------------------------------------- VERSION 2: From the Chrome Dreams bootleg. CHORDS: E 022100 Esus4 022200 A x02220 G#m 466444 G#m#5 466400 ) A(v) 577650 > use thumb to fret bass string Badd4 799870 ) INTRO: E / / / E / / / VERSE: E A E Esus4 E Look out, Mama, there's a white boat coming up the river A E Esus4 E With a big red beacon, and a flag, and a man on the rail A I think you'd better call John, G#m A(v) 'Cause it don't look like they're here to deliver the mail G#m#5 A(v) And it's less than a mile away G#m#5 A(v) I hope they didn't come to stay G#m#5 A(v) It's got numbers on the side and a gun Badd4 And it's making big waves E / / / A / / / E / / Esus4 E / / / VERSE: Daddy's gone, my brother's out hunting in the mountains Big John's been drinking since the river took Emmy-Lou So the Powers That Be left me here to do the thinking And I just turned twenty two I was wondering what to do And the closer they got The more those feelings grew VERSE: Daddy's rifle in my hand felt reassuring He told me, Red men run, son, numbers add up to nothing But when the first shot hit the docks I saw it coming Raised my rifle to my eye Never stopped to wonder why Then I saw black And my face splashed in the sky VERSE: Shelter me from the powder and the finger Cover me with the thought that pulled the trigger Think of me as one you'd never figured Would fade away so young With so much left undone Remember me to my love I know I'll miss her