To Beat The Devil chords - Kris Kristofferson

Kris Kristofferson Lyrics

            Verse 1:(spoken)
          G                              C/G                G 
	It was winter time in Nashville,down on music city row
                                          D                          C/G
	And i was lookin' for a place to get myself out of the cold
                                           G             Em    C/G
	To warm the frozen feelin' that was eatin' at my soul
	And keep the chilly wind off my guitar

Verse 2:(spoken)
          G                         C/G             G  
	My thirsty wanted whisky,my hungry needed beans
	But it'd been of month of paydays since i've heard that eagle scream
            C/G                         G                        Em     C/G
	So with my stomach full of empty and my pockets full of dreams
	I left my pride and stepped inside a bar

         Em                                      C/G  
	Actually i guess you'd could call it a Tavern...
D Cigarette smoke to the ceiling and stardust on the floor G Friendly shadows Verse 3:(spoken) G C/G G I saw that there was just one old man sittin' at the bar D C/G And in the mirror i could see him checkin' me and my guitar G Em C/G He turned,and said "Come up here boy,and show us what you are" D I said "I'm dry"-and he brought me a beer Verse 1-bis:(spoken) G C/G G He nodded at my guitar and said "It's a tough life,ain't it" D C/G I just looked at him,and he said "You ain't makin' any money,are you?" G Em C/G I said "You've been readin' my mail".He just smiled and said "Let me see your guitar" C/G G I've got something you want to hear.Then he laid it on me Verse sang 1: G C/G If you waste your time of talkin' to the people who don't listen G D To the things that you are sayin',who do you think's gonna hear G C/G And if you should die explaining how the things that they complain about G D G Are things they could be changin' who do you think's gonna care D C/G G There were other lonely singers in a world turned deaf and blind D Who were crucified for what they tried to show G C/G G And their voice's have been scattered by this world and winds of times D G Cause the truth remains that no one wants to know Verse 4:(spoken) G C/G G Well,the old man was a stranger,but i'd heard his song before D C/G Back when failure had me locked out on the wrong side of the door G Em C/G When no one stood behind me but my shadow on the floor D And lonesome was more than a state of mind Verse 2-bis:(spoken) G C/G G You see,the devil haunts a hungry man,and if you don't wanna join him D C/G You got to beat him G Em C/G I ain't sayin' i beat the devil but i drank his beer for nothing G Then i stole his song Verse sang 2: G C/G And you still can hear me singin' to the people who don't listen G D To the things that i am sayin',prayin' someones gonna hear G C/G And i guess i'll die explainig how the things that they complain about G D G Are things they could be changin',hopin' someones gonna care D C/G G I was born a lonely singer,and i'm bound to die the same D But i've got to feed the hunger in my soul G C/G G And if i never have a nickle i won't ever die ashamed D G Cause i don't believe that no one wants to know Thanks to Jan Ekeland for the lyrics. Perret Charles-Amir :

Kris Kristofferson Chords & Tabs List

  1. Anthem '84 Chords
  2. Bad Love Story Chords
  3. Best Of All Possible Worlds Chords
  4. Between Heaven And Here Chords
  5. Billy Dee Chords
  6. Blame It On The Stones Chords
  7. Blessing In Disguise Chords
  8. Breakdown Chords
  9. Broken Freedom Song Chords
  10. Burden Of Freedom Chords
  11. Caseys Last Ride Chords
  12. Chase The Feeling Chords
  13. Closer To The Bone Chords
  14. Come Sundown Chords
  15. Daddy's Song Chords
  16. Darby's Castle Chords
  17. Don't Let The Bastards Get You Down Chords
  18. Dont Cuss The Fiddle Chords
  19. Duvalier's Dream Chords
  20. Easy Come On Chords
  21. Eddie The Eunuch Chords
  22. El Coyote Chords
  23. El Gavilan (the Hawk) Chords
  24. Enough For You Chords
  25. Fighter Chords
  26. Final Attraction Chords
  27. For The Good Times Chords
  28. From Here To Forever Chords
  29. From The Bottle Chords
  30. Gettin' By, High And Strange Chords
  31. Give It Time To Be Tender Chords
  32. Good Christian Slodier Chords
  33. Good Love (shouldn't Feel So Bad) Chords
  34. Good Morning John Chords
  35. Hello In There Chords
  36. Help Me Make It Chords
  37. Here Comes That Rainbow Chords
  38. Holy Creation Chords
  39. Holy Woman Chords
  40. I Got A Life Of My Own Chords
  41. I Hate Your Ugly Face Chords
  42. I May Smoke Too Much Chords
  43. I'd Rather Be Sorry Chords
  44. I'll Take Any Chance I Can With You Chords
  45. If Its All The Same To You Chords
  46. If You Dont Like Hank Chords
  47. In The News Chords
  48. It Sure Was Chords
  49. It's Never Gonna Be The Same Again Chords
  50. Jesse Jackson Chords
  51. Jesus Was A Capricorn Chords
  52. Jody And The Kid Chords
  53. Johnny Lobo Chords
  54. Josie Chords
  55. Junkie & Juicehead Minus Me Chords
  56. Just The Other Side Of Nowhere Chords
  57. Killer Barracuda Chords
  58. Kiss The World Goodbye Chords
  59. Late John Garfield Blues Chords
  60. Law Is For Protection Of The People Chords
  61. Lay Me Down (and Love The World Away) Chords
  62. Let The Walls Come Down Chords
  63. Life Forever Chords
  64. Lights Of Magdala Chords
  65. Long Way From Home Chords
  66. Love Don't Live Here Anymore Chords
  67. Loving Her Was Easier Chords
  68. Make It Through Night Chords
  69. Mal Sacate Chords
  70. Maybe You Heard Chords
  71. Me And Bobby McGee Chords
  72. Mean Old Man Chords
  73. Michoacan Chords
  74. Moment Of Forever Chords
  75. Never Be The Same Again Chords
  76. New Game Now Chords
  77. New Mister Me Chords
  78. Nobody Wins Chords
  79. Okie From Muskogee Chords
  80. Once More With Feeling Chords
  81. One Day At A Time Chords
  82. One For The Money Chords
  83. Out Of Mind, Out Of Sight Chords
  84. Out Of Sight Out Of Mind Chords
  85. Pilgrim Chapter 33 Chords
  86. Please Don't Tell Me How The Story Ends Chords
  87. Prove It To You One More Time Again Chords
  88. Rescue Mission Chords
  89. Road Warrior's Lament Chords
  90. Rock And Roll Time Chords
  91. Rocket To Stardom Chords
  92. Sam's Song (ask Any Working Girl) Chords
  93. Same Old Song Chords
  94. Shadows Of Her Mind Chords
  95. Shake Hands With The Devil Chords
  96. Shandy Chords
  97. Shipwrecked In The Eighties Chords
  98. Silver Chords
  99. Silver Tongued Devil And I Chords
  100. Sister Sinead Chords
  101. Sky King Chords
  102. Slouching Toward The Millennium Chords
  103. Smokey Put The Sweet On Me Chords
  104. Somebody Nobody Knows Chords
  105. Spooky Lady's Revenge Chords
  106. Stagger Mountain Tragedy Chords
  107. Stairway To The Bottom Chords
  108. Stallion Chords
  109. Star Spangled Bummer (w***e's Die Hard) Chords
  110. Starlight And Stone Chords
  111. Stranger Chords
  112. Sunday Morning Comming Down Chords
  113. Tell Me One More Time Chords
  114. Thank You For A Life Chords
  115. The Burden Of Freedom Chords
  116. The Captive Chords
  117. The Circle Chords
  118. The Eagle And The Bear Chords
  119. The Hero Chords
  120. The Lady's Not For Sale Chords
  121. The Last Thing To Go Chords
  122. The Pilgrim Chords
  123. The Prisoner Chords
  124. The Promise Chords
  125. The Race Chords
  126. The Sabre And The Rose Chords
  127. The Show Goes On Chords
  128. The Silver Tounged Devil And I Chords
  129. The Stranger I Love Chords
  130. The Taker Chords
  131. The Wonder Chords
  132. The Year 2000 Minus 25 Chords
  133. This Old Road Chords
  134. To Beat The Devil Chords
  135. Under The Gun Chords
  136. When I Loved Her Chords
  137. When She's Wrong Chords
  138. Whos To Bless And Blame Chords
  139. Why Me Lord Chords
  140. Wild American Chords
  141. Worth Fighting For Chords
  142. You Show Me Yours Chords