NEIL YOUNG RUST RADIO SUGAR MOUNTAIN THRASHER'S WHEAT
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Time Off For Good Behaviour
SUBMITTED BY: Fredrik Johansson

NOTES: 1985 outtake

TUNING: EADGBE

CHORDS:
F:
133211
Bb:
x13331
C:
x32010

RIFF: A-3-2-1--- E-------4- INTRO: RIFF F Bb F VERSE 1: F My brother went to prison Bb F He's in Kingston doin' time He got seven years for sellin' Bb F What I've been smokin' all my life Time off for good behavior C (Bb) Dm But the boy don't feel too good Bb Locked behind those steel bars I don't know if he should RIFF F Bb F VERSE 2: Yeh a few years ago they called me Back home to get a big award They also called my brother But they made him say "My Lord" They locked me up in a Hall of Fame And threw away the keys But when they put my brother away It really did somethin' to me RIFF F Bb F BRIDGE: C Now I'm guilty as hell for sayin' Bb F "Boy you better go back home" C You know you'll get a fair shake there Bb F We're running all alone Dm F When he called me up from the border C (Bb) Dm With the Mounties on his tail Bb I said go back to Canada We can raise the bail RIFF F Bb F VERSE 3: Now I get these letters From a cell with no TV He says he's outside one hour And inside twenty three Time off for good behavior But the boy don't feel too good Locked behind those steel bars I don't know if he should RIFF F Bb F BRIDGE: Now I'm guilty as hell for sayin' "Boy you better go back home" You know you'll get a fair shake there We're running all alone When he called me up from the border With the Mounties on his tail I said go back to Canada We can raise the bail F My brother went to prison Bb F He's in Kingston doin' time He got seven years for sellin' Bb F What I've been smokin' all my life