Bruce Springsteen - Lucky Town
Better Days Direct Link: http://www.lovebolts.co.uk/show_user.php?id=728 Transcribed By: Aladdin Better Days - Bruce Springsteen | D | D | D | D | Well my soul checked out missing as I sat listening Bm To the hours and minutes tickin' away Em Yeah just sittin' around waitin' for my life to begin G While it was all just slippin' away D I'm tired of waitin' for tomorrow to come Bm Or that train to come roarin' 'round the bend Em I got a new suit of clothes a pretty red rose G For a woman I can call my friend D These are better days baby G Yeah there's better days shining through D These are better days baby Em G D | D A Better days with a girl like you D Well I took a piss at fortune's sweet kiss Bm It's like eatin' caviar and dirt Em It's a sad funny ending to find yourself pretending G A rich man in a poor man's shirt D Now my ass was draggin' when from a passin' gypsy wagon Bm Your heart like a diamond shone Em Tonight I'm layin' in your arms carvin' lucky charms G Out of these hard luck bones D These are better days baby G These are better days it's true D These are better days baby G A D There's better days shining through (Guitar solo) | G | G | Bm | Bm | Em | G | D | D | D Now a life of leisure and a pirate's treasure Bm Don't make much for tragedy Em But it's a sad man my friend who's livin' in his own skin G And can't stand the company D Every fool's got a reason for feelin' sorry for himself Bm And turning his heart to stone Em Tonight this fool's halfway to heaven and just a mile outta hell G And I feel like I'm comin' home D These are better days baby D G There's better days shining through D These are better days baby Em G D Better days with a girl like you D These are better days baby G These are better days it's true D These are better days baby G A D There's better days shining through (repeat chorus to fade out) G D A Bm Em -3--2--0--2--0- -0--3--2--3--0- -0--2--2--4--0- -0--0--2--4--2- -2-----0--2--2- -3-----------0- Or The Key Of E =================================================================== =================================================================== Lucky Town Direct Link: http://www.lovebolts.co.uk/show_user.php?id=727 Transcribed By: Aladdin Lucky Town - Bruce Springsteen Gm Bb F Gm ------|------------|------------|-----------|------------|----------|----------| ------|------------|------------|-----------|------------|----------|----------| ------|--------5---|------------|-----------|------------|----------|----------| ----3-|-3>5--5---5-|-5--5-3-----|-----------|------------|----------|--------3-| --5---|--h---------|--------3-1-|-3>5--5--3-|-3--3-5-3-1-|----------|----3-5---| ------|------------|------------|--h--------|------------|-3-3--3-3-|-3--------| Bb F ------------|------ ------------|------ ------------|------ ------------|------ -3>5-5--3-5-|-3--3- --h---------|------ Gm Well house got too crowded clothes got too tight Bb F And I don't know just where I'm going tonight Gm Out where the sky's been cleared by a good hard rain Bb F There's somebody callin' my secret name Eb F I'm going down to Lucky Town Bb Gm Going down to Lucky Town Eb F Gm I wanna lose these blues I've found F Gm Down in Lucky Town Eb Bb F Baby, down in Lucky Town Gm Had a coat of fine leather and snakeskin boots Bb F But that coat always had a thread hangin' loose Gm Well I pulled it one night and to my surprise Bb F It led me right past your house and over the rise Eb F I'm going down to Lucky Town Bb Gm Down to Lucky Town Eb F Gm I wanna lose these blues I've found F Gm Down in Lucky Town Eb Bb F Baby, down in Lucky Town Eb Well, I had some victory that was just failure in deceit Bb Gm Now the joke's comin' up through the soles of my feet Eb I been a long time walking on fortune's cane Bb Gm Well, tonight I'm steppin' lightly and feelin' no pain Gm Bb F Gm -------------|-------------|-------------|------------|-------------| -------------|-------------|-------------|------------|-------------| -------------|----3--------|-------------|------------|-------------| -3>5--5--5-5-|-5----5-3----|-------------|------------|---------3-5-| --h----------|-----------5-|-5--3-3--3-5-|-3--3-3-3-3-|-3>5--5------| -------------|-------------|-------------|------------|--h----------| Bb F ------------|---------------|-------------|----- ------------|---------------|-------------|----- ----3-------|---------------|-------------|----- -5----5-3---|---------------|-------------|----- ----------5-|-3>5--3-3--3-5-|-3--3--5-3-1-|----- ------------|--h------------|-------------|-1--- Gm Well here's to your good looks baby now here's to my health Bb F Here's to the loaded places that we take ourselves Gm When it comes to luck you make your own Bb F Tonight I got dirt on my hands but I'm building me a new home Eb F I'm going down in Lucky Town Bb Gm Down in Lucky Town Eb F Gm I'm gonna lose these blues I've found F Gm Down in Lucky Town Eb Bb F Baby, down in Lucky Town (repeat Chorus to fade out) F Gm Bb Eb -1--3--6--6- -1--3--6--8- -2--3--7--8- -3--5--8--8- -3--5--8--6- -1--3--6---- b....bend rb...release bend /....slide up \....slide down >....hammer <....pull vvv..vibrato =================================================================== =================================================================== Local Hero Direct Link: http://www.lovebolts.co.uk/show_user.php?id=477 Transcribed By: Aladdin Local Hero - Bruce Springsteen | Bb | Eb | Bb | Eb Bb I was driving through my hometown Eb Bb I was just kinda killin' time When I seen a face staring out of black velvet painting F Eb Bb From the window of the five and dime I couldn't quite recall the name Eb Bb But the pose looked familiar to me So I asked the salesgirl, "Who was that man F Bb Between the doberman and Bruce Lee?" Eb Bb She said, "Just a local hero" Eb Bb "Local hero," she said with a smile Eb Bb Eb Bb | Bb | Eb | Bb | Eb "Yeah a local hero he used to live here for a while." Bb I met a stranger dressed in black At the train station Eb Bb He said, "Son your soul can be saved" There's beautiful women nights of low livin' F Eb Bb And some dangerous money to be made There's a big town 'cross the whiskey line Eb Bb And if we turn the right cards up They make us boss the devil pays off F Bb And them folks that are real hard up Eb Bb They get their local hero Eb Bb Yeah, somebody with the right style Eb Bb They get their local hero Eb Bb | Bb | Eb | Bb | Eb Somebody with just the right smile Bb Well I learned my job I learned it well Eb Bb Fit myself with religion and a story to tell Eb Bb First they made me the king then they made me pope Eb Bb | Eb | Bb | Eb | Bb | Eb Well, then they brought the rope Bb I woke to a gypsy girl sayin', "Drink this" Eb Bb Well my hands had lost all sensation These days I'm feeling all right F Eb Bb 'Cept I can't tell my courge from my desperation From the tainted chalice Eb Bb Wel I drunk some heady wine Tonight I'm layin' here But there's something in my ear F Bb Sayin' there's a little town just beneath the floodline Eb Bb Needs a local hero Eb Bb Yeah, somebody with the right style Eb Bb Lookin' for a local hero Eb Bb Yeah, someone with the right smile Eb Bb Eb Bb Lookin' for a local hero, yeah somebody woth the right smile (fade out) Bb Eb F -6--6--1- -6--8-1- -7--8--2- -8--8--3- -8--6--3- -6-----1- =================================================================== =================================================================== If I Should Fall Behind Direct Link: http://www.lovebolts.co.uk/show_user.php?id=724 Transcribed By: Aladdin If I Should Fall Behind - Bruce Springsteen | D | D | D | D We said we'd walk together baby come what may Bm That come the twilight should we lose our way G D If as we're walkin a hand should slip free Bm I'll wait for you G And should I fall behind D Wait for me We swore we'd travel darlin' side by side Bm We'd help each other stay in stride G D But each lover's steps fall so differently Bm But I'll wait for you G And if I should fall behind D Wait for me G D Now everyone dreams of a love lasting and true G Bm But you and I know what this world can do G D So let's make our steps clear that the other may see Bm And I'll wait for you G If I should fall behind D Wait for me Now there's a beautiful river in the valley ahead Bm There 'neath the oak's bough soon we will be wed G D Should we lose each other in the shadow of the evening trees Bm I'll wait for you G And should I fall behind D Wait for me Bm Darlin' I'll wait for you G Should I fall behind D Wait for me Bm Yeah, I'll wait for you G Should I fall behind D Wait for me Bm I'll wait for you G Should I fall behind D Wait for me (repeat chorsu to fade out) D G Bm -2--3--2-- -3--0--3-- -2--0--4-- -0--0--4-- ----2--2-- ----3----- =================================================================== =================================================================== Leap Of Faith Direct Link: http://www.lovebolts.co.uk/show_user.php?id=726 Transcribed By: Aladdin Leap of Faith - Bruce Springsteen | B | B E | B | B B E B All over the world the rain was pourin' G#m7 I was scratchin' where it itched B E B Oh heartbreak and despair got nothing but boring G#m F# B So I grabbed you baby like a wild pitch F# B E It takes a leap of faith to get things going F# B E It takes a leap of faith you gotta show some guts F# B E It takes a leap of faith to get things going, yeah B F# B | E B | F# B In your heart well, you must trust E B Now your legs were heaven your breasts were the altar G#m7 Your body was the holy land B E B You shouted jump but my heart faltered G#m7 F# B You laughed and said "Baby don't you understand?" F# B E It takes a leap of faith to get things going F# B E It takes a leap of faith you gotta show some guts F# B E It takes a leap of faith to get things going, yeah B F# B | E B | F# B In your heart well, you must trust E F# B Now you were the Red Sea I was Moses E F# B I kissed you and slipped into a bed of roses E F# B The waters parted and love rushed inside E B E I was Jesus' yeah, son sanctified B E B Tonight the moon's looking young but I'm feeling younger G#m7 'Neath a veil of dreams sweet blessings rain B E B Honey I can feel the first breeze of summer G#m7 F# B And in your love I'm born again F# B E It takes a leap of faith to get things going F# B E It takes a leap of faith you gotta show some guts F# B E It takes a leap of faith to get things going, yeah B F# B In your heart well, you must trust (repeat chorus to fade out) B E F# G#m7 -2--4--2--4--- -4--5--2--4--- -4--4--3--4--- -4--6--4--4--- -2-----4--5--- -------2--4--- =================================================================== =================================================================== Big Muddy Direct Link: http://www.lovebolts.co.uk/show_user.php?id=476 Transcribed By: Aladdin The Big Muddy - Bruce Springsteen | D | D | Billy had a mistress down on A and 12th She was that little somethin' that he did for himself D4 His own little secret didn't hurt nobody G Come the afternoon he'd take her wadin' D Waist deep in the big muddy Waist deep in the big muddy G D You start out standing but end up crawlin' sonny Got in some trouble and needed a hand from a friend of mine This old friend he had a figure in mind D4 It was nothing illegal just a little bit funny G He said, "C'mon don't tell me that the rich don't know sonny Sooner or later it ll comes down to money." D And you're waist deep in the big muddy Waist deep in the big muddy G D You start on higher ground but end up crawlin' sonny G Well I had a friend sid, "You watch what you do D Poison snake bites you and you're poison too" How beautiful the river flows and the birds they sing But you and I we're messier things D4 There ain't no one leavin' this world buddy G Without their shirttail dirty Or their hands bloody D Waist deep in the big muddy Waist deep in the big muddy G D You start on higher ground but end up somehow crawlin' sonny Waist deep in the big muddy Waist deep in the big muddy Waist deep in the big muddy D D4 G -2--3--3- -3--3--0- -2--2--0- -0--0--0- -------2- -------3- =================================================================== =================================================================== Living Proof Direct Link: http://www.lovebolts.co.uk/show_user.php?id=723 Transcribed By: Aladdin Living Proof - Bruce Springsteen | D | D G Well now on a summer night in a dusky room D Come a little piece of the Lord's undying light A G Crying like he swallowed the fiery moon D G Yeah, in his mother's arms it was all the beauty I could take D A Like the missing words to some prayer that I could never make G D Oh, in a world so hard and dirty so fouled and confused G A Searching for a little bit of God's mercy G | G | D | D | G | G | D I found living proof G I put my heart and soul I put 'em high upon a shelf D A G Right next to the faith the faith I'd lost in myself D I went down into the desert city G Just tryin' so hard to shed my skin D I crawled deep into some kind of darkness A Lookin' to burn out every, every trace of who I'd been G You do some sad sad things baby D When it's you you're tryin' to lose G A You do some sad and hurtful things G | G | D | D | G | G | D I've seen living proof A You shot through my anger and rage Em A To show me my prison was just an open cage There were no keys no guards G A D Just one frightened man and some old shadows for bars (Guitar solo) | D | G | G | D | D | G | G D Well now all that's sure on the boulevard G Is that life is just a house of cards D As fragile as each and every breath A Of this boy sleepin' in our bed D Tonight let's lie beneath the eaves G Just a close band of happy thieves D And when that train comes we'll get on board A And steal what we can from the treasures, treasures of the Lord G It's been a long long drought baby D Tonight the rain's pourin' down on our roof, Lord G A Looking for a little bit of God's mercy G I found living proof D Oh, living proof G I found living proof D Yeah, living proof G I found living proof D Oh, found living proof G I found living proof D Oh, found living proof G Yeah, I found living proof D I found living proof G I found living proof D | D | G | G | (fade out) Oh, now D G A Em -2--3--0--0- -3--0--2--0- -2--0--2--0- -0--0-2---2- ----2--0--2- ----3-----0- =================================================================== =================================================================== Book Of Dreams Direct Link: http://www.lovebolts.co.uk/show_user.php?id=478 Transcribed By: Aladdin Book of Dreams - Bruce Springsteen A I'm standing in the backyard Listening to the party inside Tonight I'm drinkin' in the forgiveness D This life provides A D The scars we carry remain but the pain slips way it seems A E A Oh won't you baby be in my book of dreams I'm watchin' you through the window D A With your girlfriends from back home You're showin' off your dress D There's laughter and a toast A D From your daddy to the prettiest bride he's ever seen A E A | A | Oh won't you baby be in my book of dreams (Keyboard Solo) | A | D | A | A | A | A | D | D | A | A | D | D | A | E | A In the darkness my fingers slip across your skin E A I feel your sweet reply D The room fades away nd suddenly I'm way up high A Just holdin' you to me D As through the window the moonlight streams A E A | A | D | D | A | E Oh won't you baby be in my book of dreams A Now the ritual begins 'Neath the wedding garland we meet as strangers The dance floor is alive with beauty D Mystery and danger A D We dance out 'neath the stars' ancient light into the darkening trees A E A | A | Oh won't you baby be in my book of dreams (Keyboard solo) | A | D | A | A | A | A | D | D | A | A | | D | D | A | E | A | A | A | D | A | A | | A | A | D | D | (fade out) A D E -0--2--0- -2--3--0- -2--2--1- -2--0--2- -0-----2- -------0- =================================================================== =================================================================== Souls Of The Departed Direct Link: http://www.lovebolts.co.uk/show_user.php?id=475 Transcribed By: Aladdin Souls of the Departed - Bruce Springsteen (Tune guitar down 1 step) E D--0--------|----------|-------------|----------|-----------| A--0--------|----------|-------------|----------|-----------| F--1--------|----------|-------------|----------|-----------| C--2------2-|------2-2-|-------------|--------2-|-----------| G--2--------|----------|---------2---|------2---|-------2---| D--0--3-0---|-3-0------|-0-0-3-0---0-|-3-0------|-0-3-0---0-| D--------------|-------------|------------- A--------------|-------------|------------- F--------------|-------------|------------- C----------0-2-|-------------|---------0-2- G------2-2-----|---------2---|-0---2-2----- D--3-0---------|-0-0-3-0---0-|---2--------- On the road On the road to Basra stood young Lieutenant Jimmy Bly Detailed to go through the clothes of the soldiers who died At night in dreams he sees their souls rise Like dark geese into the Oklahoma skies A E Well this is a prayer for the souls of the departed A E Those who've gone and left their babies brokenhearted A E This is a prayer for the souls of the departed Now Raphael Rodriguez was just seven years old Shot down in a schoolyard by some East Compton Cholos His mama cried, "My beautiful boy is dead" In the hills the self-made men just sighed and shook their heads A E This is a prayer for the souls of the departed A E Those who've gone and left their babies brokenhearted A E Young lives over before they got started A E This is a prayer for the souls of the departed A E Yeah, tonight as I tuck my own son in bed A E A All I can think of is what if it would've been him instead E I want to build me a wall so high nothing can burn it down D C# A E Right here on my own piece of dirty ground Now I ply my trade in the land of king dollar Where you get paid and your silence passes as honor And all the hatred and dirty little lies | E | E | Been written off the books and into decent men's eyes (Guitar solo) | A | E | A | E | A | E | D | C# A | E | E | | A | E | A | E | A | E | D | C# A | E | E | | E | E | E | E | E | E | E | E A D C# -0--0--2--4- -0--2--3--6- -1--2--2--6- -2--2--0--6- -2--0-----4- -0---------- =================================================================== =================================================================== My Beautiful Reward Direct Link: http://www.lovebolts.co.uk/show_user.php?id=725 Transcribed By: Aladdin My Beautiful Reward - Bruce Springsteen | G | C | G | G C G Well I sought gold, and diamond rings C My own drug to ease the pain that livin' brings G C G Walked from the mountain to the valley floor D G C Searchin' for my beautiful reward D G C Searchin' for my beautiful reward G C G From a house on a hill, a sacred light shines Em C I walk through these rooms, but none of them are mine G C G Down empty hallways, I went from door to door D G C Searchin' for my beautiful reward D G C | C | G Searchin' for my beautiful reward C G Well your hair shone in the sun C I was so high, yeah I was the lucky one G Then I came crashing down C G Like a drunk on a barroom floor D G C Searchin' for my beautiful reward D G C | C | G Searchin' for my beautiful reward C G Tonight I can feel a cold wind at my back I'm flyin' high over the gray fields, C My feathers long and black G C G Down along the river's silent edge I soar D G C Searchin' for my beautiful reward D G C Searchin' for my beautiful reward D G C Searchin' for my beautiful reward D G C Searchin' for my beautiful reward (Harp solo) | G | C | G | G | G | G | C | G | C | G | G | | D | G | C | D | G | C | C | G | C | G | G | (fade out) G C Em D -3--0--0--2- -0--1--0--3- -0--0--0--2- -0--2--2--0- -2--3--2---- -3-----0---- =================================================================== ===================================================================

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