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Take Me Home, Country Roads
Words and Music by Bill Danoff, Taff Nivert, John Denver -1971
Number 2 on the "Billboards US Hot 100 Singles" in 1971.
 Part 1:
G Em - D
- C G -
- - Em -
D - C G
 Part 2:
G - D -
Em - C -
G - D -
C - G -  (to part 3 after repeat)
-     (repeat parts 1 & 2) |
 Part 3:
Em D G -
C G D -
Am F C G
D  - D7 -
G - D -
Em - C  
G - D -
C - G  
D - G -
D - G -    (end)
16-beat intro. with 2 lead-in notes (All-most...).  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
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Part 1:
Almost heaven, West Virginia,
Blue Ridge Mountains, Shenandoah River.
Life is old there, older than the trees,
Younger than the mountains, blowing like a breeze.
 
All my memories gather round her,
Miner's lady, stranger to blue water.
Dark and dusty, painted on the sky,
Misty taste of moonshine, teardrop in my eye.

Part 2:
Country road, take me home,
To the place I belong:
West Virginia, mountain mama,
Take me home, country roads.
 
Part 3:
I hear her voice, in the morning hour she calls me,
The radio reminds me of my home far away,
And driving down the road I get a feeling that
I should have been home yesterday, yesterday.
Country road, take me home,
To the place I belong:
West Virginia, mountain mama,
Take me home, country roads.
Take me home, country roads.
Take me home, country roads.
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Arranged by Jim Bottorff
 
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