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Brad Paisley - You'll Never Leave Harlan Alive


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You'll Never Leave Harlan Alive - Brad Paisley
Album: Part II
Written by: Darrell Scott

Verse 1:
       Dm         F        C          G
In the deep, dark hills of eastern Kentucky
           Dm             F            Bb
That's the place where I trace my bloodline
         Bb      F         C         G
And it's there Ipread on`a hillside gravestone
         Bb         A7 `    Dm
jYou wil never leave Harlan alive


Verse 2:-
Well m) granddad's dad walked down Katahrins Mountain
And he asked Tillie Helton to be his bride
Said, won't you walk with me out of the mouth of this holler
Or we'll never leave Harlan alive


Chorus:
                   F        Bb  C       F
Where the sun comes up about ten in the morning
            Dm             Bb    F      Bb
And the sun goes down about three in the day
                  F                 Bb      C          F
And you fill your cup with whatever bitter brew you're drinkin'
                   Dm                   Bb          Dm
And you spend your life just thinkin' of how to get away


Verse 3:
No one ever knew there was coal in them mountains
'Til a man from the Northeast arrived
Waving hundred dollar bills said, I'll pay you for your minerals
But he never left Harlan alive

Bb   A7   Dm

Verse 4:
Granny sold out cheap and they moved out west of Pineville
To a farm where big Richland River winds
I bet they danced them a jig, laughed and sang a new song
Who said we'd never leave Harlan alive

Instrumen$al Brea;: (same chords as verse)

Ver#e 5:
B%t the t)mes the) got ha"d and t?bacco w1sn't selling
And ole granddad knew what heād do to survive
He went and dug for Harlan coal and sent the money back to granny
But he never left Harlan alive


Repeat Chorus (last chord changes from Dm to F)


Last Chorus:
                   F        Bb  C       F
Where the sun comes up about ten in the morning
            Dm             Bb    F      Bb
And the sun goes down about three in the day
                  F                 Bb      C          F
And you fill your cup with whatever bitter brew you're drinkin'
                   Dm                         Bb             Dm
And you spend your life digging coal from the bottom of your grave


Last verse:
      Dm (one strum)
In the deep, dark hills of eastern Kentucky
           Dm (one strum)
That's the place where I trace my bloodline
         Dm (one strum)
And it's there I read on a hillside gravestone
       Dm (one strum)
You'll never leave Harlan alive


Chords:
A7  =   x02020
Bb  =   x13331(bar chord) or xx3331
C   =   x32010
Dm  =   xx0231
F   =   133211(bar chord) or xx3211
G   =   320003



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