The Truth Comes Out chords - Corb Lund Chords

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The Truth Comes Out chords

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            [Em] the truth comes out as the fire burns low 
[D] it comes to light as only embers glow 
[C] the whiskey talks, the west wind moans in the night[Em] [D]

[Em] the deadfall's gathered and the branches are cut 
[D] kindling crackles and the smoke curls up 
[C] the small sticks catch then the bigger stuff will burn[Em] [D]

[Em] chinook dies down as the dark descends 
[D] pine has burned, the ash has cleansed 
[C] the message smolders, is lost, but finally sent[Em] [D]

[Em] connie says she's never seen the cougars so bold 
[D] they're comin in the yard and they're stealin young colts 
[C] they drag em in the brush with the claws sunk in their nose[Em] [D]

[Em] the weather's been funny thirty years or so 
[D] the winters got warm, not as much snow 
[C] hear the big cats comin cuz there's nowhere left to go[Em] [D]

[Em] you gotta look out for bear when you’re fishing on lee’s creek 
[D] they’ll come round the bend and they’ll make your knees weak 
[C] there’s grizzlies where there was no grizzly bears before[Em] [D]

[Em] half heard voices from the ghosts, from the graves 
[D] the grandfathers tell us at the mouths of the caves [C] only old chiefs older than jesus can save us now, if we're lucky[Em] [D] [Em] white man light a big fire, stay cold [D] the red man's warmer, but the old man's old [C] the antelope seeks the buffalo in the night[Em] [D] [C] the antelope mourns the buffalo in the night[G] [D] {play a small instrumental of a verse again}

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