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the load-out   Jackson Browne







@SONG: THE LOAD-OUT
By Jackson Browne

 
 (I'd like to do a song, I never played in public before, that brand new song,
 sort of a tribute to the friends of mine, that come out here on the road,
 and to you too)
 
 G C D Em C D G C G D
 G B C D Em C D G C G D
 
 G C D Em
 Now the seats are all empty. Let the roadies take the stage.
 
 C D G
 Pack it up and tear it down.
 
 
 They're the first to come and the last to leave,
 
 C D Em
 working for that minimum wage.
 
 C D G C G
 They'll set it up in another town.
 
 Em D C Em
 Tonight the people were so fine. They waited there in line.
 
 G Em D C
 And when they got up on their feet, they made the show.
 
 G
 And that was sweet. But I can hear the sound
 
 C D Em
 of slamming doors and folding chairs,
 
 C D G C G D G
 that's a sound they'll never know.
 
 C G
 Now, roll them cases out and lift them amps.
 
 C G
 Haul them trusses down and get 'em up them ramps,
 
 
 'cause when it comes to moving me,
 
 C D
 you know you guys are the champs.
 
 G
 But when that last guitar's been packed away,
 
 C D Em
 you know that I still want to play.
 
 C
 So just make sure you've got it all set to go








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jinxguy37 (report)

to me the sixth verse sounds better withe the second chord as (B7) and the last as (A7)
like this:

Tonight the(Em) people were so (B7)fine, (C)they waited there in (A7)line...

i could be mistaken- it wouldn't be the first time- but it feels right.

justasinger54 (report)

This is an old fave of mine, but its not all here, will check my music when I get home, its missing at least one verse and maybe a bridge..........Keep On...............justasinger54