NEIL YOUNG RUST RADIO SUGAR MOUNTAIN THRASHER'S WHEAT
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SONGS · ALBUMS · TUNINGS · RANDOM
High Flyin' Bird
SUBMITTED BY: Roel van Dijk

NOTES: Originally by: Billy Edd Wheeler

TUNING: EADGBE

CHORDS:
Am:
x02210
Am/F#:
202210
C:
x32010
G:
320003
F:
133211
E:
022100
D#o7:
xx1212
B7:
x21202
E7:
020100

INTRO: (x4) Am Am/F# Am Am/F# Am Am/F# There's a high flyin' bird way up in the sky C G F E Am Am/F# And I wonder does she look down as she flies on by D#o7 B7 E7 just floatin' so free and easy in the sky NC Am Am/F# Ohh look at me here Am Am/F# I'm just rooted like a tree here C G I got them sit down, can't fly F E Am Am/F# Oh, lord I'm gonna die blues Am Am/F# Well the sun comes along and she lights up the day And then when she gets tired she just flies along on her way From the East to the West she goes down every day But look at me here I'm just rooted like a tree here I got them sit down, can't fly Oh, lord I'm gonna die blues Am Am/F# SOLO I once knew a man. He worked in a mine Well he never saw the sun but then he never stopped tryin' And then one day that old man he up and he died Yeah he up and he died He up and he died Well he wanted to fly And the only way to fly was to die Am Am/F# (x3) There's a high flyin' bird way up in the sky I wonder does she look down as she flies on by just glidin' so free and easy in the sky Look at me here I'm just rooted like a tree here I got them sit down, can't fly Oh, lord I'm gonna die blues REPEAT VERSE CHORDS TO END