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Running on empty  Jackson Browne



[D]Looking out at the road rushing un[A]der my wheels
[D]                                    [A] [D]Looking ba[A]ck at the years gone by like so many summer fields
[D]                          [A]          [D] [A]In sixty-five I was seventeen and running up one o one
[D]I don't know where I'm running now[A/C], I'm just running on[E]
CHORUS:
[D]Running on, running on empty[A]
[D]Running on, running blind[A]
[D]Running on, running into the sun[A]
But I'm running behind[F#m]
Gotta do what you can just to keep your love alive
Trying not to confuse it with what you do to survive
In sixty-nine I was twenty-one and called the road my own
I don't know when that road turned onto the road I'm on.
CHORUS
CHORUS II:
[F#m]Everyone I kno[D]w, ever[E]ywhere I go[A]
[F#m]People need some reason [E]to believe[D]
I don't know about anyone bu[A]t me[F#m]
If it takes all nigh[D]t, tha[E]t'll be all right[A]
[D]If I can get you to smile before [E]I leave[D] [A/C]
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 I used to turn to to pull me through
Looking into their eyes I see them running too
Chorus
Honey you really tempt me
You know the way you look so kind
I'd love to stick around but I'm running behind
You know I don't even know what I'm hoping to find
Running into the sun but I'm running behind.
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RUNNING ON EMPTY
=09Jackson Browne
Intro: C/G G C/G G C/G G Em
[C/G]Looking out at the ro[G]ad rushing under my whe[C/G]els[G]
[C/G]Looking back at the y[G]ears gone by like s[C/G]o many summer fie[G]lds
[C/G]In =9165, I w[G]as seventeen[C/G], running up [G]101
[C]I don=92t know where I=9[G/B]2m running now, I=[D]92m just running on.
(Chorus)
(Running [C/G]on) Running on e[G]mpty
(Running [C/G]on) Running blin[G]d
(Running [C/G]on) Running into the s[G]un, but running behi[Em]nd.
Gotta do what you can just to keep your love alive,
Trying not to confuse it with what you do to survive.
In =9169, I was 21 and I called the road my own.
I don=92t know where this road turned into the one I=92m on.
(chorus, solo on verse chords)
[Em]Everyone I kno[C]w a[D]nd everywhere I [G]go,[Em] people need some r[D]eason to belie[C]ve
I don=92t know abou[G]t anyone but me.
[Em]If it takes all ni[C]ght,[D] that=92ll be all [G]right
C D (C G/B Am G Em D)-quickly
If I can get you to smile before I leave.
Looking out at the road rushing under my wheels.
I don=92t know how to tell you all just how crazy this life feels.
I look around for the friends that I used to turn to
=09that pulled me through.
Looking into their eyes, I see they=92re running, too.
(chorus)
[C/G]Honey, you really te[G]mpt me, the w[C/G]ay you look so ki[G]nd.
[C]I=92d love to stick a[D]round, but I=92m running [C]behi[G/B]nd.[Am] [G] [Em] [D]
C D (same chords)
(Running on) And yet I don=92t even know what I=92m hoping to find.
(Running bli[C]nd) Running into the su[D]n, but running behi[C]nd.[G/B] [Am] [G]

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