Reason to Believe

Reason to Believe

Reason to Believe




Capo: 1
Intro:  G x 4
 
       G         Cadd9                             G 
Seen a man standin' over a dead dog lyin' by the highway in a ditch
                      D 
He's lookin' down kinda puzzled pokin' that dog with a stick
         G              Cadd9                          G 
Got his car door flung open he's standin' out on Highway 31
         Cadd9  G   D                                   G 
Like if he stood there long  enough  that dog'd get up and run
         Cadd9   G                         D            G 
It struck me kinda funny, seemed kinda funny sir to me
           Cadd9   G             D                               G 
Still at the end of every hard day people find some reason to believe

           G       Cadd9                         G 
Now Mary Lou loved Johnny with a love mean and true
                                  D 
She said "Baby I'll work for you every day, bring my money home to you"
            G      Cadd9               G 
One day he up and left her and ever since that
              Cadd9 )  G    D                G
She waits down at the end of that dirt road for young Johnny to come back
             Cadd9   G  D          G 
Struck me kinda funny, funny yeah indeed
              Cadd9   G             D                                G     
How at the end of every hard-earned day you can find some reason to believe
 
Instr:  / G / Cadd9/ D/f#/ G / x2

G                     Cadd9                    G
  Take a baby to the river, Kyle William they called him
                          D 
Wash the baby in the water, take away little Kyle's sin
            G          Cadd9                        G
In a whitewash shotgun shack an old man passes away
           Cadd9 G   D                                 G
Take the body to the graveyard and over him they pray
             Cadd9   G                D          G
Lord won't you tell us, tell us what does it mean
              Cadd9    G          D                                 G 
At the end of every hard-earned day people find some reason to believe

           G      Cadd9                    G 
Congregation gathers down by the riverside
                                                    D
Preacher stands with his Bible, groom stands waitin' for his bride
         G                        Cadd9                     G (2)
Congregation gone, sun sets behind a weepin' willow tree
        Cadd9   G            D                               G 
Groom stands all alone and watches the river rush on effortlessly
         Cadd9  G                          D  G
Wonderin' where can his baby be
         Cadd9    G           D                                G
Still at the end of every hard earned day people find some reason to believe
 
 G


 

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