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Turnpike Troubadours - The Housefire (Chord)
Submitter: Koichi Kondo (920) on 8/28/17
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The Housefire
Recorded by Turnpike Troubadours
Album: A Long Way from Your Heart (2017)

Intro.:  |(C) |(G) |(D) |(G) |(C) |(G) |(D) |(G) |(G)

(Verse 1)
I re-(C)member smelling (G)smoke, I (D)woke up I was (Em)choking
(C) Lorrie grabbed the (G)baby and we (D)made it safe outside
(C) She never missed a (G)note,(D) took a breath and (Em)cleared her (D)throat
And (C)wrapped him in a (G)Carhartt coat she (D)found out in my (G)ride (Em)(D)

(Verse 2)
(C)Next thing I re-(G)member, I was (D)barefoot in De-(Em)cember
(C) When I hit the (G)door again it (D)really came alive
(C) That was all she (G)wrote (D) in a 30 (Em)second (D)note
I (C)got out with a (G)photograph and (D)my old auto (G)5

(Chorus)
(C) Lord knows that (G)I've been blessed, (D) I can stand up (G)to the test
(C) I can live on (G)so much less, (D)this much I've been (Em)learn-(D)ing
(C) Feel a pounding (G)in my chest, (D) I'm fearful (G)I'll confess
(C)How am I to (G)get my rest? The (D)house I built is (G)burning

Solo:  |(C) |(G) |(D) |(G) |(G)

(Verse 3)
Well, (XC)Lorrie called the (G)volunteers,(D)siren music (Em)to my ears
(C) First I've been (G)glad to hear the (D)flashing red and blue
(C) Can't repay the (G)time they gave,(D) there was nothing (Em)left to (D)save
(C)Shake all of their (G)hands and waved, they (D)did all they can (G)do

(Chorus)
(C) Lord knows that (G)I've been blessed, (D) I can stand up (G)to the test
(C) I can live on (G)so much less, this much I've been (Em)learn-(D)ing
(C) Forgive my (G)cowardice, (D) I am fearful (G)I'll confess
(C)How am I to (G)get my rest? The (D)house I built is (G)burning

(Bridge)
(F) We snuck a-way two (C)nights ago, (Am) rode around the (G)logging roads
(F) We been stuck in a (C)motor home a-(G)bout to fall apart
(F)We finally (C)made a go, (Am) got dealt a (G)heavy blow
She (F)said I'll bet you (C)make it, it's a (G)long way from your (C)heart (Em)(D)

(Chorus)
(C) Well I know that (G)I've been blessed, (D) I can make more (G)out of less
(C) I can get my (G)rest in any (D)bed that I lay (Em)down (D)in
(C) Got nothing (G)holding me, (D) got a couple (G)memories
A (C)picture of the (G)three of us, and (D)my grandfather's (G)Browning

Outro.:  |(C) |(G) |(D) |(G) |(C) |(G) |(D) |(Em)(D)|
         |(C) |(G) |(D) |(G) |(C) |(G) |(D) |(G) - - - - - 
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