Guitar Tabs, Chords and Lyrics

A Good Day To Run  Darryl Worley

[G]I'm tired of working every day for a dollar.
About to choke on my own blue colla[D/F#]r.
[C/D]This ain't gonna [G]last.
[G]Misled by the grand illusion.
I've come to this conclusio[D/F#]n.
[C/D]I can't make a move too [G]fast.
[Em/D]It was written in the [D/F#]sky today,
[C/D]By the morning [G]sun. It [Em]sure looks like a [D/F#]good day to [G]run.

(go to chorus and 1st. ending)

Verse 2

[G]My baby's been working as a cashier.
She didn't get a vacation this past yea[D/F#]r.
[C/D]Now it won't be [G]long.
[G]We don't need no destination.
Just a tank of gas and a good clear statio[D/F#]n,
[C/D]Playing our favorite [G]song.
[Em/D]There're some places that [D/F#]we ain't been,
[C/D]Some things we ain't [G]done.
And it [Em]sure looks like a [D/F#]good day to [G]run.

(go to chorus and 2nd ending)


[G]Wide open down a [C/D]two-lane highway,
[D/F#]It's about time that some [G]things went my way.
[G]Throwing troubles out [C/D]to the wind and,
I'm [D/F#]praying that they never catch [G]up again.
[G]I'm gonna say my [C/D]worrying days are [D/F#]done.
And [C/D]this looks like a [D]good day to

   1st Ending: [C/D] run.[G]   [D/F#]      [G] (go to verse 2)
   2nd Ending: [G] run.[D/F#]  (Ins[G]tru[G]men[C/D]tal -[D/F#] first[G] 3 lines of chorus; then sing:)
               Yeah, [G]I'm gonna say my [C/D]worrying days are [D/F#]done.
               And [C/D]this looks like a [D/F#]good day to [C/D]run___[G].
               A [G]good day to [C/D]run__[G].   A [G]good day to [C/D]run.  [G]
               We [G]got a good good [C/D]day__, Whoa - [G]oh.

G 320033
D/F# 200232 (use your thumb for the F#)
C/D (or Cadd9) 032033 (may substitute C 332010)
Em/D 022033 (may substitute Em 022000)

This document was prepared using "courier new" for the text font. The
recorded version has a nice upbeat tempo and is in the key of Gb. In this
key the chords (in the same order as above) would be Gb, Db, B and Ebm.
Another option would be to capo the 1st fret and use chords in the key of F.
In this case the chords (in order) would be F, C, Bb and Dm. I tried
playing it both ways, but the chords changes were awkward and I did not care
for the sound. The key of G (used in my interpretation) provides for nice
full sounding chords. Enjoy!

Prepared by: Jack Kelsey

Important: The song above is NOT stored on the Chordie server. The original song is hosted at Chordie works as a search engine and provides on-the-fly formatting. Chordie does not index songs against artists/composers will. To remove this song please click here.

Text color:
Chord color:
Chord grids: 
Font size:    
Page size: 

C/D D D/F# Em Em/D G
variations - click chord images

Login - add to songbook

Transpose chords


Rating click stars to rate



You need to log in to post comments