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Khe Sanh  Cold Chisel

Play the NOTES D,E,G,A. Then the CHORDS: G D/F# Em D C Bm C D then straight into the verse
Verse 1
I [Em]left my heart to the s[C]appers round Khe S[G]an[C]h[G] [D]
And my [Em]soul was sold with my [C]cigarettes to the[D] Black [D6]market [D7]man[Ebdim]
I've had the [Em]Vietnam cold [C]turkey,
from the [G]ocean to the silver [C]city
And it's [Am]only other [F]vets would under[D]st[D6]and[D7] [Ebdim]
About the [Em]long forgotten [C]dockside guaran[G]te[C]es[G] [D]
How there were [Em]no V-day [C]heroes in [D]19[D6]73[D7] [Ebdim]
How we [Em]sailed into Sydney [C]harbour,
Saw an ol[G]d friend but couldn't [C]kiss her
She was [Am]lined, and I was [D]home to the lucky [G]la[C]nd[G] [D]
Verse 2
An[Em]d she was like so many [C]more from that tim[G]e [C]on[G] [D]
Their liv[Em]es were all so e[C]mpty, till they fo[D]und their c[D6]hosen [D7]one[Ebdim]
And their l[Em]egs were often o[C]pen
But their m[G]inds were always [C]closed
And their [Am]hearts were held in [F]fast suburban [D]ch[D6]ain[D7]s[Ebdim]
And the [Em]legal pads were [C]yellow, hours lo[G]ng[C], [G]pa[D]ypacket lean
And the [Em]telex writers [C]clattered where the g[D]un[D6]shi[D7]ps [Ebdim]once had been
But the [Em]car parks made me [C]jumpy
And I [G]never stopped the d[C]reams
Or the g[Am]rowing need for [D]speed and novac[G]ai[C]ne[G] [D]
Verse 3
So I [Em]worked across the [C]country end to en[G]d[C] [G] [D]
Tried to [Em]find a place to [C]settle down, where my [D]mi[D6]xed[D7] up[Ebdim] life could mend
Held a [Em]job on an [C]oil-rig
Flying [G]choppers when I c[C]ould
But the [Am]nightlife nearly [F]drove me round the [D]be[D6]nd[D7] [Ebdim]
And I've [Em]travelled round the [C]world from year to [G]ye[C]ar[G] [D]
And [Em]each one found me [C]aimless, one more [D]year the worse fo[D6]r w[D7]ear[Ebdim]
And I've been [Em]back to South East [C]Asia
But the [G]answer sure ain't [C]there
But I'm [Am]drifting north, to [D]check things out a[G]ga[C]in[G] [D]
Synth Solo CHORDS
[Em] [C] [G] [D]  
[Em] [C] [D] [B]  
[Em] [C] [G] [C]  
[Am] [D] [G] [C] [G] [D]  
Verse 4
You know the [Em]last plane out of [C]Sydney's almost [G]go[C]ne[G] [D]
Only [Em]seven flying [C]hours, and I'll be [D]landing [D6]in Hong K[D7]ong[Ebdim]
There ain't [Em]nothing like the [C]kisses
From a [G]jaded Chinese [C]princess
Am F D D6 D7 Ebdim\
I'm gonna hit some Hong Kong mattress all night long
Well the [Em]last plane out of [C]Sydney's almost [G]go[C]ne[G] [D]
Yeah the [Em]last plane out of [C]Sydney's almost [D]go[D6]ne[D7] [Ebdim]
And it's [Em]really got me [C]worried
I'm goin' [G]nowhere and I'm [C]in a hurry
You know the [Am]last plane out of [D]Sydney's almost [G]gone[C] [G] [C] [G]

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