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Tuning: DADGBE Capo: 4 D: 000230 G: 550030 A: X02220 Bm: X24432 *= slide from (000230) to (000050) and back Intro and strumming pattern for verses: ------0---------0---------0---------0--- ------3---------3---------3---------3--- ------2---------2---------2---------2--- ------0---------0---------0---------0--- -----------0-------------------0-------- -0-------------------0------------------ D * D * Long black limousine, shiniest car I've ever seen G D * The back seat is nice and clean, she rides as quiet as a dream A G D Someone dug a hole six long feet in the ground A G D I said goodbye to you and I threw my roses down A G D Ain't nothing left at all in the end of being proud G A With me riding in this car and you flying through them clouds G D * I've had some time to think about it G D * And watch the sun sink like a stone G Bm I've had some time to think about you A D On the long ride home One day I took your tiny hand Put your finger in the wedding band Your daddy gave a piece of land We made ourselves the best of plans Forty years go by with someone laying in your bed Forty years of things you say you wish you'd never said How hard would it have been to say some kinder words instead I wonder as I stare up at the sky turning red I've had some time to think about it And watch the sun sink like a stone I've had some time to think about it On the long ride home G D Headlights searching down the driveway G A The house as dark as it can be G Bm I go inside and all is silent Bm A And feels as emtpy as the inside of me I've had some time to think about it And watch the sun sink like a stone I've had some time to think about you A G A G D On the long, on the long, on the long, on the long ride home


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