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Rocky Mountain High  John Denver

Date: 2 Oct 1994 15:52:24 GMT
Organization: University of Guelph
Lines: 98
X-Newsreader: TIN (version 1.2 PL2)
Preston Landers ( wrote:
: Does someone have a CRD or a TAB of John Denver's "Rocky Mountain High?"
: It's not at Nevada.
: Thanks,
Rocky Mountain High by John Denver
* capo up 2 frets
* Tune low E down to D (Drop D tuning) Wow - it didn't start with
[D] [Em7] [G] [A] He was born
[D]in the summer of his t[Em7]wenty seventh [C]year,[A] comin' ho[D]me
- keeps repeating......
[A]But the C[G]olorado [A]Rocky Mountain high[D]
I've se[G]en it rainin' [A]fire in the sk[D]y
The s[G]hadow from the s[A]tarlight is s[D]ofter than a[Em7] lul-[Dmaj7] la- [G]by
Rocky Mountain high[D] [Em7]
[G]Rocky [A]Mountain hig[D]h
Sorry, can't be more specific..
D 000232
Em7 220000
G (5th fret) 11--xx
A (7th fret) 11--xx
C x32010
Dmaj7 000222
He was born in the summer of his 27th year
Comin' home to a place he'd never been before
He left yesterday behind him
You might say he was born again
You might say he found a key for every door
When he first came to the mountains his life was far away
On the road and hangin' by a song
But the string's already broken and he doesn't really care
It keeps changin' fast, and it don't last for long
But the Colorade Rocky Mountain high
I've seen it rainin' fire in the sky
The shadow from the starlight is softer than a lullabye
Rocky Mountain high
He climbed cathedral mountains, he saw silver clouds below
He saw everything as far as you can see
And they say that he got crazy once
and he tried to touch the sun
And he lost a friend but kept his memory
Now he walks in quiet solitude the forests and the streams
Seeking grace in every step he takes
His sight has turned inside himself to try and understand
The serenity of a clear blue mountain lake
And the Colorado Rocky Mountain high
I've seen it rainin' fire in the sky
You can talk to God and listen to the casual reply
Rocky Mountain high
Now his life is full of wonder
But his heart still knows some fear
Of a simple thing he cannot comprehend
Why they try to tear the mountains down
To bring in a couple more
More people, more scars upon the land
And the Colorado Rocky Mountain high
I've seen it rainin' fire in the sky
I know he'd be a poorer man if he never saw an eagle fly
Rocky Mountain high
It's a Colorado Rocky Mountain high
I've seen it rain' fire in the sky
Friends around the campfire and everybody's high
Rocky Mountain high
Good Luck

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