I Will Not Be Struck Chords by Gordon Downie

I Will Not Be Struck Chords by Gordon Downie

Capo 5


[Intro]

    A/C#              Esus4
e|------------------|------------------|
B|------------------|------------------|
G|------------------|------------------|
D|------------------|---------4-2------| x4
A|----4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-2---4---0-----4--|
E|--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|---0---0-----0-0--|

Fm  A
Fm  A


[Verse 1]
  
Fm                 D
In this earth-like world
Fm                 D                     A    D
In this earth-like world, before they arrived 
Fm                  D
Under this sun-like star 
Fm                  D               A    D
Under this sun-like star, they civilized


[Chorus 1]

C                  Em            D
Run along the river, on a Secret Path
C             Em                    D
I will not be struck, I’m not going back


[Post-Chorus 1] – repeat Intro riff

A/C#  Esus4                    A/C#
            I can see father’s face
Esus4                     A/C#
Warming his feet by the stove
   Esus4                A/C#    
We used to have each other
Esus4               Fm      A
Now we only have ourselves


[Interlude]

D  G
D  G
A  D

[Verse 2]

Fm            D
Then I put my ear
Fm            D                           A  D
Then I put my ear, right against the rail
Fm                 D
So what I couldn’t hear
Fm              D             A    D
What I couldn’t hear, I would feel


[Chorus 2]

C                  Em            D
Run along the river, on a Secret Path
C             Em                    D
I will not be struck, I’m not going back


[Post-Chorus 2] – repeat Intro riff

A/C#  Esus4                A/C#
      I been staring into space
Esus4       A/C#
Forever or else
Esus4           A/C#
Enter the wilderness
Esus4               Fm      A
And we only have ourselves
Fm      A
Fm      A
Fm      A

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