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A Place to Stand


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Standard tuning Capo: 1 Intro (4X): Dsus2 -0-0--0--0-0-0--0------0-0--0--0-0-0--0------ -3-3--3--3-3-3-----3---3-3--3--3-3-3-----3--- -0-0-0h2-2-2-2---------0-0-0h2-2-2-2--------- -0-0--0--0-0-0---------0-0--0--0-0-0--------- --------------------------------------------- --------------------------------------------- Dsus2 Here on the inside, looking at the outside Dsus2 Losing my memory faster than my pride G Cadd9 G Dsus2 Here I am, baby, blind as a bat out of hell Dsus2 Cut me loose of that ball and chain Dsus2 Packed up a glad-bag, hopped on a train G Cadd9 G Dsus2 To the land of the lonely, as far as I can tell A G I was laughing like a fool on fire A G Candle burning into my hand A G Sitting like a bird on a wire G I had to find me a place to stand Well, this city's got its poison pens And its children in armor, frustrated men And women who don't know why they were sent at all You might think that we'd had our fill And we'd stand up and fight if we just had the will If we just a little more time and love or something Oh, we're all laughing like fools on fire Standing burning into our hand Sitting like birds on a wire I got to find me a place to stand Cadd9 G/B G D Foolish hearts don't have no rest Cadd9 G/B G D From the moment your head leaves your mama's chest Cadd9 G/B G D From the moment you hold the child in your hands Cadd9 G/B A From the moment you think that you'll find your place to stand Little bit older, years go by Squeezing that stone, but my well's still dry Here I am, here I am Oh, I'm laughing like a fool on fire Candle burning into my hand Sitting like a bird on a wire I had to find me a place to stand


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