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Time of the Dance


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Standard tuning Capo: 1 C: X32010 G: 320003 Am: X02210 F: XX3211 E: 022100 C G Am ------0--0--0-------3--3--3--][---------0----0--------] ------1--1--1-------0--0--0--][-------0h1p0--1--------] ------0--0--0-------0--0--0--][---------2----2--------] ------2--2--2-------0--0--0--][-------0h2p0--2--------] --3-------------------0h2----][--0-----------0---0h2--] ----------------3------------][-----------------------] C G Am ------0--0--0-------3--3--3--][---------0----0---] ------1--1--1-------0--0--0--][-------0h1p0--1---] ------0--0--0-------0--0--0--][---------2----2---] ------2--2--2-------0--0--0--][-------0h2p0--2---] --3--------------------------][--0-----------0---] ----------------3------------][------------------] C F G C She can hear those words of her mama still C F G The talk of the ways and the always-will-be's F G Am She'd laugh at the time and pretend to be free F G C G Am But she'd never run far from the legacy C F G C She's trying the wind like the crack of a whip C F G She places her fingertips up to her lips F G Am She thinks of a feeling she can't quite recall F G And a few days when she'd been ahead of it all F C G C Where she'd stepped past the clocks, stepped high and wide F C G C Strong and true to the other side F C G Am Kicking away all the mud from her heels F C To the time of the dance, to the second chance F C E Am To the dust of the hours passed under the wheels F G C G Am Oh, she'd step to the time of the dance She says sometimes being a husband and wife Can feel like a fight against natural life And that there is no bigger chain on your soul And you're always dancing out in the cold But sometimes the light hits the side of his face And it fills up her heart like a warm embrace She knows that the struggle is more than a daze More than the words that her mama could say Well, they stepped past the clocks, stepped high and wide Strong and true to the other side Kicking away all the mud from their heels To the time of the dance, to the second chance To the dust of the hours passed under the wheels Oh, they stepped to the time of the dance F C Am E She said, "Turn off the TV, hush all the sound F G Am Till all you can hear is the rain F C Am E We'll just slip out the doorway and let the rain fall down F G And feel all the life rushing back to our veins Oh, we'll step past the clocks, step high and wide Strong and true to the other side Kicking away all the mud from our heels To the time of the dance, to the second chance To the dust and the hours passed under the wheels F G Am G Am Oh, we'll step to the time of the da - a - ane F G C G Am Oh, we'll step to the time of the dance"


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