A Couple Acres Greener Uke tab by Mipso

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[Intro]
Em chordEm C chordC G chordG D chordD - Cdim chordCdim x2

[Verse]
Em chordEm C chordC
I’ve never been so hungry
G chordG D chordD Cdim chordCdim
Seems like twenty-two years I’ve been looking for a fight
Em chordEm C chordC
Never stayed in school for long couldn’t keep my patience on
G chordG D chordD Cdim chordCdim
Never had the motivation quite to get my timing right


PRE–CHORUS 1
C chordC G chordG
I want my story to begin / I want to celebrate my sins
D chordD Em chordEm D chordD
There’s a time to save up and a time to
C chordC G chordG
Spend I’m to young for the past tense
D chordD Cdim chordCdim Cdim chordCdim Cdim chordCdim D#dim chordD#dim F#dim chordF#dim
All this worrying about what might have been



[Chorus]
Em chordEm C chordC
Should have been a preacher man let the good book show me where to
G chordG D chordD Cdim chordCdim
Stand in this earthly half-way home
Em chordEm C chordC
Should have been a farmin’ man teach my boy to plow the land
G chordG D chordD Cdim chordCdim (Em chordEm C chordC G chordG D chordD Cdim chordCdim)
Leave this wicked winter just a couple acres greener when I go

Em chordEm C chordC
I’ve never been so thirsty to get my soul right
G chordG D chordD Cdim chordCdim
But like a summer bug I’ve been burned by the blinding light
Em chordEm C chordC
Never stayed in church for long pop’lar peoples ‘n white folks songs
G chordG D chordD Cdim chordCdim
Sunday morning never was as real as Friday Night


[PRE–CHORUS] 2 + CHORUS


[BREAK] OVER VERSE CHORDS


PRE–CHORUS 3 one strum each
C chordC G chordG
Some day they’ll write my name up on a
D chordD Em chordEm D chordD
Stone and I won’t be there to see it
C chordC G chordG D chordD Cdim chordCdim Cdim chordCdim Cdim chordCdim D#dim chordD#dim F#dim chordF#dim
Up on Calv’ry calling me I know they’ll say

CHORUS x second time a-capella

 

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