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Standing Knee Deep In A River (Dying of Thirst)  Kathy Mattea

Kathy Mattea - Standing Knee Deep in a River (Dying of Thirst)
 
 Intro - C - Em - F - G - C - Em - F - G

(verse 1)
[C]Friends I could [Em]count on [F] I could count on one [C]hand,
with a leftover [F]finger or [G]two[F],[-] [G]
[C]I took 'em for [Em]granted,[F] let 'em all slip aw[C]ay,
[F]Now where they[G] are I wish I[C] knew[F],
(chorus)
[G]They roll [C]by,[Em] just like[F] water[C]
[F]and I[G] guess we never[C] learn[F] [-] [G]
Go through [C]life[Em], parched and [F]empty
standin' [C]knee deep in a [F]river[G]
and dyin' of [C]thirst[Em] [-] [F] [-] [G]
(verse 2)
[C]Sometimes I re[Em]member[F], sweethearts I've [C]known,
Some I've for[F]gotten I sup[G]pose[F],[-] [G]
[C]One or two still [Em]linger[F], oh and I wonder[C] now,
[F]why I[G] ever let them[C] go[F],
(chorus)
[G]They roll [C]by,[Em] just like[F] water[C],
[F]and I[G] guess we never[C] learn,[F] [-] [G]
Go through [C]life[Em], parched and [F]empty,
standin' [C]knee deep in a [F]river[G],
and dyin' of [C]thirst,[Em] [-] [F] [-] [G] [-] [C] [-] [Em] [-] [F]
 
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(verse 3)
[C#]So the sidewalk is[Fm] crowded[F#], the city goe[C#]s by,
and I rush [F#]through another [G#]day[-],[F#] [-] [G#]
[C#]and a world full of [Fm]strangers[F#], turn their eyes t[C#]o me,
[F#]but I just [G#]look the other [C#]way,[F#]
(chorus)
[G#]They roll [C#]by [Fm] just like [F#]water,[C#]
[F#]and I [G#]guess we never [C#]learn[F#],[-] [G#]
Go through [C#]life[Fm], parched and[F#] empty,
standin' [C#]knee deep in a [F#]river,
[G#]and dyin' of [C#]thirst,[F#]
[G#]They roll [C#]by [Fm] just like [F#]water,[C#]
[F#]and I [G#]guess we never [C#]learn[F#],[-] [G#]
Go through [C#]life[Fm], parched and[F#] empty,
standin' [C#]knee deep in a [F#]river,
[G#]and dyin' of [C#]thirst,[Fm] [F#] [G#] [C#]

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