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A Thousand Trees  Stereophonics

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Chords used:
G:320033
Am:00221
Bm:244322
C:032010
D:000232
The Kelly Jones riff
 
 e|------------|
 B|--1/0-------|
 G|-------2/0--| This is played after C every two or so bars.
 D|------------|
 A|------------|
 E|------------|

Intro
G Am Bm C (x2)
Verse 1
[G]Standing at the [Am]bus stop with my[Bm] shopping in my [C]hands
When im over[G] hearing elder [Am]ladies as the r[Bm]umours start to [C]fly
You can hear em in the [G]schoolyard, in a s[Am]cr*pyard, in a c[Bm]hip shop,
in a [C]phone box, in the[G] pool hall, at the [Am]shoe store, every[Bm] corner turned a[C]round
Verse 2
It started with a [G]schoolgirl, who was r[Am]unning, running[Bm] home to her mum and[C] dad
She told them she was [G]playing, in the [Am]change room of her[Bm] local football [C]side
They said tell us aga[G]in, so she told them [Am]again, they said tell us the t[Bm]ruth they
found it hard to b[C]elieve
cause he taught our [G]steve, he even trained[Am] me, taught uncle John [Bm]Who's a father of
[C]three
Chorus
But it only [Am]takes one tree, to [Bm]make a thousand [C]matches
It only [Am]takes one match, to [C]burn a [D]thousand trees, a thousand trees
Verse 3
You see it in the [G]classroom, in the [Am]swimming pool, where the [Bm]matchstick men are[C] made
In the [G]scouts hall, at the[Am] football, where the[Bm] wise we trust are[C] paid
They all honur his[G] name, he did alot for the[Am] game
[Bm]He got his name knocked up above the sports ground gates
But now there [G]ripping them down, [Am]stamping the ground, picture [Bm]gathers dust
behind the bar in the[C] lounge
Chorus
But it only [Am]takes one tree, to m[Bm]ake a thousand[C] matches
It only [Am]takes one match, to [C]burn a [D]thousand trees, a thousand trees
Bridge
[D]Wake up, sm[C]ell the rain
[D]Shake up he[C]'s back to stay
[D]He hasnt been [C]on a holiday
[D]His growing seeds [Am]dont beli[C]eve why he's been,[D] yeaah
G Am Bm C (x2)
Verse 4 (mellow)
Away in the [G]schoolyard, ch[Am]ange room, [Bm]playing fields b[C]athroom
[G]Phonebox, of[Am]fice box, every[Bm] corner turned [C]around,
They keep doubting the [G]flame, tossing the [Am]blame,
He got his n[Bm]ame knocked up above t[C]he sports ground gates,
But now [G]there ripping them d[Am]own, stamping the ground,
[Bm]Picture gathers dust beh[C]ind the bar in the lounge
Chorus
But it only [Am]takes one tree, to m[Bm]ake a thousand[C] matches,
It only [Am]takes one match, to [C]burn a [D]thousand treees.
END

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