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Too Many Birds  Bill Callahan

Sometimes I Wish We Were An Eagle
Tuned a whole step down
Chords: (names relative to tuning)
[G] [C] [Am7] [D7sus] [D7]  

The whole song is this chord progression:
[G] [C] [Am7] [D7sus-D7]  
[G]Too many [C]birds in one [Am7]tree[D7sus-D7]
[G]Too many [C]birds in one [Am7]tree[D7sus-D7]
[G]The sky is [C]full of [Am7]black and scr[D7sus-D7]eaming leaves
[G]The sky is [C]full of [Am7]black and screaming[D7sus-D7]
[G]And one more [C]bird, t[Am7]hen one more [D7sus-D7]bird
[G]And one last [C]bird, and [Am7]another[D7sus-D7]
[G]One last black[C]bird, with[Am7]out a [D7sus-D7]place to land
[G]One last black[C]bird [Am7]without a [D7sus-D7]place to be
[G]Turns ar[C]ound, [Am7]in hopes to [D7sus-D7]find
[G]The place it [C]last knew [Am7]rest[D7sus-D7]
[G]Oh blackb[C]ird, [Am7]black rain b[D7sus-D7]urn
[G]This is [C]not where [Am7]you last knew [D7sus-D7]rest
[G]You fly all n[C]ight, [Am7]to sleep on [D7sus-D7]stone
[G]That heartless [C]rest that in the [Am7]morn will be [D7sus-D7]gone
[G]You fly all [C]night to sleep on [Am7]stone
To return to the [D7sus-D7]tree with
Too many [G]birds, too many [C]birds, too many [Am7]birds[D7sus-D7]
[G] [C] [Am7] [D7sus-D7]  
[G]If, if [C]you, [Am7]if you c[D7sus-D7]ould
[G]If you could [C]only[Am7] [D7sus-D7]
[G]If you could [C]only stop[Am7] [D7sus-D7]
[G]If you could [C]only stop [Am7]your[D7sus-D7]
[G]If you could [C]only stop your [Am7]heart[D7sus-D7]
[G]If you could [C]only stop your [Am7]heartbeat[D7sus-D7]
[G]If you could [C]only stop your [Am7]heartbeat fo[D7sus-D7]r
[G]If you could [C]only stop your [Am7]heartbeat for [D7sus-D7]one heart
[G]If you could [C]only stop your [Am7]heartbeat for one[D7sus-D7] heartbeat
[G]End[C] on[Am7] G.[D7sus-D7]

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Am7 C D7 D7sus G
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