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All Just to Get to You  Joe Ely

Music and Lyrics by Joe Ely
From the Album, Letter To Laredo
Transcribed by Steve Krall (steve.krall@daytonoh.ncr.com)
All Just To Get To You
Intro: G G F C (repeat)
Verse 1:
I have [G]stumbled on the plains
[G]Staggered in the wind
[G]Stood at a crossroad or two
[D]Cried to a river
[D]Swept to the sea
[G]All just to [C]get to [G]you
Verse 2:
I have flagged a yellow cab
Hopped a rusty freight
Sang till my lips turned blue
Flown a silver bird
On the tops of the clouds
All just to get to you
Chorus:
I [C]ran too hard,
I [G]played too Rough
I [C]gave my Love
Not [G]near Enough
I [C]bled too red
I [G]cried too blue
I [D]beat my fist
[D]Against the moon
All just to [C]get to [G]you
Verse 3:
I have run from St. Paul
To Wichita Falls
Call'd you from sunny Baton Rouge
Hocked everything
From my watch to my ring
All just to get to you
Chorus
Break:
Bb Bbsus (repeat four times)
then hit: C C C
Verse 4:
From the California Shore
Where the mighty ocean roars
To the lands of the Hopi and the Sioux
I walked the desert sands
Crossed the Rio Grande
All just to get to you
Verse 5:
I have stumbled on the plains
Staggered in the wind
Stood at a crossroad or two
Cried to a river
Swept to the sea
All just to get to you
Repeat and fade:
[G]All just to [F]get to [C]you

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