my home town Bruce Springsteen
Received: from nevada.edu (animal-farm.nevada.edu) by redrock.nevada.edu (5.65c/M1.4) with SMTP id ; Fri, 11 Dec 1992 09:37:07 -0800 Received: from csd4.csd.uwm.edu by animal-farm.nevada.edu. id aa14216; 11 Dec 92 9:20 PST Received: by csd4.csd.uwm.edu; id AA04435; Fri, 11 Dec 92 11:20:28 -0600 Date: Fri, 11 Dec 92 11:20:28 -0600 Message-Id: To: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: CRD: My Hometown (Springsteen) Bruce Springsteen MY HOMETOWN (from the album "Born in the USA") ----------- NOTE: Taken from the book Springsteen Complete. INTRO: E/A A E/A A D A E Esus E Esus E A D I was eight years old and running with a dime in my hand E/A A E/A A D A E Into the bus stop to pick up a paper for my old man Esus E Esus E A D I'd sit on his lap in that big old Buick and steer as we drove through town E/A A E/A A D A E He'd tousle my hair and say son take a good look around Esus E Esus E A D This is your hometown, this is your hometown A E/A A D A E This is your hometown, this is your hometown Esus E Esus E A D E/A A In `65 tension was running high at my high school There was a lot of fights between the black and white There was nothing you could do Two cars at a light on a Saturday night in the back seat there was a gun Words were passed in a shotgun blast Troubled times had come to my hometown My hometown, my hometown, my hometown Now Main Street's whitewashed windows and vacant stores F#m E/A A E/A A Seems like there ain't nobody wants to come down here no more F#m E/A A E/A A They're closing down the textile mill across the railroad tracks D E/A A E/A A Foreman says these jobs are going boys and they ain't coming back to D A E Your hometown, your hometown, your hometown, your hometown Last night me and Kate we laid in bed talking about getting out Packing up our bags maybe heading south I'm thirty-five we got a boy of our own now Last night I sat him up behind the wheel and said son take a good look around This is your hometown CHORD FORMATIONS: ----------------- E/A x 0 2 1 0 0 A 0 0 2 2 2 0 Esus 0 2 2 2 0 0 E 0 2 2 1 0 0 D x 0 0 2 3 2 F#m 2 4 4 2 2 2 (Bar on 2nd fret)
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