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Running On Empty Acoustic  Jackson Browne

  [C/G]Looking out at the road rush[G]ing under my wheels                [C/G]                     [C/G]    [G]
  [C/G]Looking back at the years gone[G] by like so many summer fields     [C/G]                     [C/G]    [G]
  [C/G]In '65, I w as seve[G]nteen , running up [C/G] 101                 [C/G]    [G]
  [C]I don't know where I' m running now, I[G/B] 'm just running on.     [D]


Chorus
     (Running  on) Ru[C/G]nning on empty         [G]
     (Running  on) Ru[C/G]nning blind        [G]
      [C/G]Running into the sun, but[G] running behind.          [Em]


Gotta do what you can just to keep your love alive,
Trying not to confuse it with what you do to survive.
In 69, I was 21 and I called the road my own.
I don't know where this road turned into the one I'm on.

(chorus and repeat intro)

  [Em]Everyone I know [C],everywhe[D]re I  go, people need [G]some[Em] reason to believe         [D]               [C]

  [Em]If it takes all ni[C]ght,  that[D]'ll be all  right  [G]
  [C]If I can get you to smile bef[D]ore I leave.         [C]  [G/B]    [Am]   [G]  [Em]   [D]
Looking out at the road rushing under my wheels.
I don't know how to tell you all just how crazy this life feels.
I look around for the friends that I used to turn to that pulled me through.
Looking into their eyes, I see they're running, too.

chorus


[C/G] Honey, you really tempt me,[G] the way you look so kind.         [C/G]          [C/G]    [G]
  [C]I wanna know who you are but I'm runn[D]ing behind.                   [C]  [G/B]    [Am]   [G]  [Em]   [D]
A[C]nd I don't even  know what [D]I'm hoping  to  find.                    [C]  [G/B]    [Am]   [G]  [Em]   [D]
                                     R[C]unning into the sun, but r[D]unning behind.          [C]  [G/B]    [Am]   [G]

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