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the saints are coming
Chords and lyrics

difficulty: beginner



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Tuning: Standard

Intro

Verse 1 (1 strum on each):

         Em        G         Bm                Em      G      Bm

There is a house in New Orleans. They call the rising sun

                  Em        G       Bm                 Em     G        Bm   

And it's been the ruin of many a poor boy. And god, I know I'm one

Verse 2 (1 strum on each):

            Em                       G             Bm

I cried to my daddy on the telephone, how long now?

                   Em                G                  Bm

Until the clouds unroll and you come down, the line went

                  Em                         G                 Bm

But the shadow still remains since your descent, you descent

Instrumental

Verse 2 x1(strumming to the rhythm)

Bridge :

         Boom, cha, hey!

Chorus:

            Em         G            Em        G

The saints are coming, the saints are coming

          Em

I say no matter how I try, I realise there's no reply

            Em         G            Em        G

The saints are coming, the saints are coming

          Em

I say no matter how I try, I realise there's no reply

Instrumental

Solo

Verse 3:

           Em                         G                  Bm

A drowning sorrow floods the deepest grief, how long now?

                 Em                 G                Bm

Until a weather change condemns belief, how long now?

                  Em                 G                   Bm

When the nightwatchman lets in the thief, whats wrong now?

Bridge x1

Chorus  (on repeat, last line )

Outro (1 strum): Em

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