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The Old Stuff  Garth Brooks

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[G]C       [355433]X35553
D X57775
C/G 3X2010
Bm7 X24232
G/B X2003X
A7 X02020
[A]Am      [577655]X02210
Bbdim X12320
Bb 688766
B 799877
Edim7 XX2323
G/D XX0003
C6 X32210
G7 320001

Oh, I said[G] a little prayer to-night   [C] 'fore I c[D]ame on s[G]tage    [C/G]        [G]
[C/G]As I cam[G]e walk-in past the drivers and the locals on the union wage
I asked the [G/B]Dear Lord up in heaven[D]         [G]
Let [C]me treat the[G/B] music right [A7]
Then I p[G]rayed that Detro[D]it, goes[F] wild to[C]night

Intro : G
N.C. G C
Seven pickers and all our in a rental van
Playin mus[G]ic never sleepin and working on a neon tan     [D]
We played [G]the barn down in Sanford, Florida,
For Bev [C]Roberts out in Camden Pa[A]rk
We plugged it in [G]up east a Bull Run, a[D]nd the place went dark  [G]

Chorus 1
[Am]       [Bbdim]   Back when[G/B] the old_______[C]_ stuff_[Bb]______ was new                 [G]
Back before the buses and the hard working boys in the c[D]rew
Well, it was o[G]ne big party but the papers called it paying our d[B]ue[Bb]s  [A]
back when the old__[G]____  [Bb]stuff_________w[F]as new             [G]

Verse 2
Oh the stories we could tell if it weren't for the code of the road
About the Buckboard, Bear Creek, Cowboys and the Grizzly Rose
You know the weather turned bad in Scottsdale
A tornado nearly stole the show
We just danced in the rain and listened to the thunder rolls

Chorus 2
Back when the old stuff was new
Hats off to the K. C. Opry and eLLA Guru's
It was one big party, Uncle Joe you know we owe it all to you
Back when the old stuff was new

Instrumental Solo G G C C G G D D
[C]No rules[F] young fools c[C]oming from the [F]old school,
[C]Taking on the wo[F]rld alone       [C]
[G]Next date [C6]can't wait, [G7]tearing up the inte[C6]rstate
[G]Ever place we pla[C6]yed was home           [G]
[C]Balls out[F] no doubt,[C] this is what[F] it's all about
[C]Beggin' for a pl[F]ace to play     [C]
[D]Swingin' with our low friends, prayin' that it never ends

Wouldn't trade a single day

Repeat Chorus 1
[G]Hey it's still one big party
You Can call it whatever you cho[C]ose     [B]  [Bb]   [A]
You make me feel like the old__[G]___ stuf[Bb]f__________ i[F]s new           [G]

Outro: N.C. C F N.C. G


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