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Garth Brooks - The Thunder Rolls (1 Guitar) (Chord)
Album: The Ultimate Hits (2007)
Submitter: AcousticCowboy1 (1) on 8/21/04 5 comments
Month Views: 845 | Total Views: 57,111
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Intro: 
e|-------0h1-1h3-3po1-------------1--------------0----------0h1-1--|
B|-3---3----3---3----3---3-3---3---------2--0h2---2----3--3--------|
G|---2----------------2-------3-3--3po1---2----2---2-----2---------|
D|-0--------------------0----3---3---------2--------2--0-----------|
A|-------------------------1-------------0-------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

 
               Dm                          Bb
               Three-thirty in the morning, not a soul in sight
               A                                                         Dm
               The city's lookin' like a ghost town on a moonless summer night
               Dm                                      Bb
               Raindrops on the windshield, there's a storm moving in
               A                                                          Dm
               He's headin' back from somewhere that he never should have been
                                C  A7sus   A7                       Dmstyle='font-size:1px;color:#ffffff;'>
               And the thunder rolls,               and the thunder rollsstyle='font-size:1px;color:#ffffff;'>
 
               Every light is burnin', in a house across town
               She's pacin' by the telephone in her faded flannel gown
               Askin' for a miracle, hopin' she's not right
               Prayin' it's the weather that's kept him out all night
                                 C A7sus A7                  Dm  C  Dm
               And the thunder rolls,         and the thunder rolls
 
                               Bb    C                      Dm  C  Dm
               And the thunder rolls    and the lightnin' strikes
                                  Bb     C                  A  G  A
               Another love grows cold     on a sleepless night
                                  Bb  C                 Dm  C  Dm
               As the storm blows on      out of control
                            Bb   C                Dm
               Deep in her heart     the thunder rolls
 
 
               She's waitin' by the window when he pulls into the drive
               She rushes out to hold him thankful he's alive
               But on the wind and rain a strange new perfume blows
            And the lightnin' flashes in her eyes and he knows that she knows
                                 C A7sus A7                  Dm C
               And the thunder rolls,          and the thunder rolls
 
Chorus

after that chorus you can do one of three things
1. End the song.
2. Go straight into the 4th (hidden) verse.  
3. make the audience wait so they think the song is over then go into the 4th
verse.

If youre going to make the audience wait then just play this about 5 times
e----0h1-1-|
B---3------|
G--2-------|
D-0--------|
A----------|
E----------|
 
Then go back into the picking pattern or strumming whichever way u wanna take it

4th Verse: She runs back down the hallway, and through the bedroom door
She reaches for the pistol, kept in the dresser drawer
Says the lady in the mirror 'He wont do this again.'
'Cause tonight will be the last night she'll wonder where hes been Dmx7 (real fast)

Last Chorus: 
                               Bb    C                      Dm  C  Dm
chorus         And the thunder rolls    and the lightnin' strikes
                                  Bb     C                  A  G  A
               Another love grows cold     on a sleepless night
                                  Bb  C                 Dm  C  Dm
               As the storm blows on      out of control
                            Bb   C(let ring)
               Deep in her heart  (3 beat pause)  the thunder rolls


Outro (picked slowly): 
e|-------0h1-1h3-3po1-------------1--------------0----------0h1-1---1--|
B|-3---3----3---3----3---3-3---3---------2--0h2---2----3--3---------3--|
G|---2----------------2-------3-3--3po1---2----2---2-----2----------2--|
D|-0--------------------0----3---3---------2--------2--0------------0--|
A|-------------------------1-------------0--------------------------0--|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------0--|
 
 Comments (click here to add a non-facebook comment)
this song is so good live.
-Beauwilliams | 9/11/2004
Hey yall sorry bout the soundbyte not being
perfect lol I was kinda half asleep when I was playing/ singing it
-AcousticCowboy1 | 9/20/2004
awesome job!!!!! Is there any way that you couldtab the whole song. I would love to be able to pick the whole song. You did a great job and you sing i t really well too!!!!

[>}Backwoods[>]
-backwoods | 10/19/2004
This is a bad ASS tab, good job man!
-ascarla | 12/18/2004
for those of you wanting to pick the whole
song what i do is basically repeat the
intro all the intro is is the verse chords
being picked so yea thats what i do when i
play it live hope that helps
-AcousticCowboy1 | 1/8/2005
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