NEIL YOUNG RUST RADIO SUGAR MOUNTAIN THRASHER'S WHEAT
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Prairie Wind
SUBMITTED BY: Charlie Macon

TUNING: DADGBD

CHORDS:
D5:
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G:
555000
F:
333000

ALTERNATIVE CHORDS: G*: 0 0 0 12 12 12 F*: 0 0 0 10 10 10 Whenever D5* is shown, improvise in D (it sounds like the D minor pentatonic scale to my ears) or just strum on the D5. I've included the most common little riff Neil does in the opening shown below. OPENING: D5* lead notes D----------------------------------------------- B--------------------3-3-1---------------------- G--------------------2-----2--0---0------------- D--slide up to-5--3-------------3---3--0---3-0-- A--slide up to-5--3----------------------3------ D--slide up to-5--3----------------------------- D-------------------10-10-10----------- B-------------------10-10-10----------- G-------------------10-10-10-12^-10~~~- D-slide up to 5--3--------------------- A-slide up to-5--3--------------------- D-slide up to-5--3--------------------- G F D5 G F D5 G F D5 G F Tryin' to remember what my Daddy said D5 G F Before too much time took away his head D5 He said we're goin' back and I'll show you what I'm G F talkin' about D5 Goin' back to Cypress River, back to the old farm G F house D5* G* F* D5* Prairie wind blowin' through my head G* F* D5* Prairie wind blowin' through my head G* F* D5* Tryin' to remember what Daddy said G F Prairie wind blowin' through my head D5 I tried to tell the people but they never heard a G F word I said D5 They say there's nothin' out there but wheatfields G F anyway D5 Just the farmer's wife hangin' laundry in her G F backyard D5 G F Out on the prairie where winds blow long and hard D5* G* F* D5* Prairie wind blowin' through my head G* F* D5* Prairie wind blowin' through my head G* F* D5 Tryin' to remember what Daddy said G F D5 Prairie wind blowin' through my head G F D5 G F D5 G F Late at night, lights dancin' in the northern sky D5 G F D5 G F Like the Indian spirits, tryin' to show me how to fly D5 G F D5 G F You can see into the future but it may be a mirage D5 G F D5 G F Like a new car sittin' there in your old garage D5* G* F* D5* Prairie wind blowin' through my head G* F* D5* Prairie wind blowin' through my head G* F* D5* Prairie wind blowin' through my head G* F* D5 Tryin' to remember what Daddy said G F D5 G F D5 G F D5 There's a place on the prairie where evil and G F goodness play D5 Daddy told me all about it but I don't remember what G F he said D5 It might be afternoon and it might be the dead of G F night D5 But you'll know when you see it 'cause it sure is a G F helluva sight D5* G* F* D5* Prairie wind blowin' through my head G F D5 Prairie wind blowin' through my head G F D5 Prairie wind blowin' through my head G F D5 Prairie wind blowin' through my head G F D5 Prairie wind blowin' through my head G F D5 Prairie wind blowin' through my head G* F* D5 Tryin' to remember what Daddy said G F D5 Prairie wind blowin' through my head Repeats.....