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Delta Dawn  Tanya Tucker

Subject: CRD: "Delta Dawn" (Tanya Tucker)
Date: 22 Mar 1994 18:38:55 GMT
Organization: University of California, Santa Cruz
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Yet another posting by request...
DELTA DAWN (Alex Harvey & Larry Collins)

(I got this from some sheet music I had lying around; it's probably
transcribed from the Helen Reddy version. I haven't heard either hers
or Tanya Tucker's in years. I think, at least in Tucker's version, it
modulates up a whole step for the end of the song. I'm not sure what
key it really should be in; I put it in G because it's easy. (The music
I had was in F, but F sucks.) I'm also not sure of the placement of
verses, choruses, etc.)
(Each chord is half a measure, except two chords joined by a hyphen
(e.g. "G - D" are a half-measure _total_.)
[G]Delta [G]Dawn, what's that [C]flower you have o[G]n
Could it b[G]e a faded r[G]ose from days gone [D]by[D]
And [G]did I hear you s[G]ay he was a-[C]meeting you here tod[G]ay
To [G]take you to his [G]mans[-]ion [D]in the [C]sky[G]
She's [G]forty-one and her [F]daddy still calls her "b[G]aby"[G]
[G]All the folks around [F]Brownsville say she's [G]crazy[G]
'Cause she [C]walks a[-]round [E/B]town with a [Am]suitc[-]ase [D7]in her [G]hand[G]
[G]Looking for a [F]mysterious dark-haired [G]man[G]
In her younger days they called her Delta Dawn
Prettiest woman you ever laid eyes on
Then a man of low degree stood by her side
And promised her he'd take her for his bride
Delta Dawn, what's that flower you have on
Could it be a faded rose from days gone by
And did I hear you say he was a-meeting you here today
To take you to his mansion in the sky

Adam Schneider U.C. Santa Cruz
Mail me if you want guitar chords for Mary-Chapin Carpenter,
Indigo Girls, Suzanne Vega, Lucinda Williams, etc.

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