Lucinda Williams Guitar Chords & Tablature: "Car Wheels On A Gravel Road"

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CAR WHEELS IN A GRAVEL ROAD (Lucinda Williams)
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[Actually in F#; capo 2.  Each chord is half of a 4/4 measure.]
[The chords I've written as Asus4 (in the chorus) might actually be
 D/A or D(9)/A.  It's a fine line...]
[This song might actually be played in D with a capo on 4.  To play it
 that way, just bring all of these chords down a whole step.]

E  Bm  E  Bm  E  Bm  A  A  A  A
[intro]

E                Bm      E            Bm     E          Bm                 D  A
  Sittin' in the kitchen, my house in Macon;  Loretta's singing on the radio
E          Bm       D         A            E   Bm           D    A
  Smell of coffee, eggs, and bacon;  Car wheels on a gravel road

E          Bm               E         Bm    E          Bm              D   A
  Pull the curtains back and look outside;    Somebody somewhere I dunno
E             Bm                D         A           E   Bm           D    A
  Come on now child we're gonna go for a ride;  Car wheels on a gravel road

    Asus4 Asus4        A    A     Asus4 Asus4        A    A
Car wheels on a gravel road;  Car wheels on a gravel road

E  Bm  E  Bm  E  Bm  A  A  A  A
[instrumental]

Can't find a damn thing in this place; Nothing's where I left it before
Set of keys and a dusty suitcase; Car wheels on a gravel road

There goes the screen door slamming shut; You better do what you're told
When I get back this room better be picked up; Car wheels on a gravel road

Car wheels on a gravel road;  Car wheels on a gravel road

Low hum of voices in the front seat; Stories nobody knows
Got folks in Jackson we're going to meet; Car wheels on a gravel road

Cotton fields stretching miles and miles; Hank's voice on the radio
Telephone poles trees and wires fly on by; Car wheels on a gravel road

Car wheels on a gravel road;  Car wheels on a gravel road

Broken down shacks, engine parts; Could tell a lie, but my heart would know
Listen to the dogs barkin' in the yard; Car wheels on a gravel road

Child in the backseat about four or five years; Lookin' out the window
Little bit of dirt mixed with tears; Car wheels on a gravel road

Car wheels on a gravel road;  Car wheels on a gravel road
Car wheels on a gravel road;  Car wheels on a gravel road



- transcribed by Adam Schneider, http://adamschneider.net/

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