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G D A A Yeah, when I was only se- ven- teen D G D A A I could hear the angels whis- per- ing G D G D A So I droned into the words and wandered aimlessly about G D A A Until I heard my mother shouting through the fog D G D A A It turned out to be the howling of a dog G D G D A Or a wolf to be exact, the sound sent shivers down my back G D A A But I was drawn into the pack and before long D G D A A They allowed me to join in and sing their song G D G D A So from the cliffs and highest hill, yeah we would gladly get our fill G D A A Howling endlessly and shrilly at the dawn D G D A A And I lost the taste for judging right from wrong G D G D A For my flesh had turned to fur, yeah and my thoughts, they surely were G D A A instinct and obedience to God Interlude -x2-: D G D A A Chorus: G D G D A You can wear your fur like the river on fire G D G D A But you better be sure if your makin' God a liar G D G D A I'm a rattlesnake, babe, I'm like fu-el on fire G D So if you're gonna' get made G D D D A A A A Don't be afraid of what you've learned D G D A A On the day that I turned twen- ty- three D G D A A I was curled up underneath a dogwood tree G D G D A When suddenly a girl, with skin the color of a pearl G D A A Wandered aimlessly, but she didn't seem to see D G D A A She was listenin' for the angels just like me G D G D A So I stood and looked about, I brushed the leaves off of my snout G D A A And then I heard my mother shouting through the trees D G D A A You should have seen that girl go shaky at the knees G D G D A So I took her by the arm, we settled down upon a farm G D A A And raised our children up as gently as you pleased Interlude -x2-: D G D A A G D G D A And now my fur has turned to skin and I've been quickly ushered in G D A A To a world that I confess I do not know D G D A A But I still dream of running careless through the snow G D G D A An' through the howlin' winds that blow, across the ancient distant flow G D A A It fill our bodies up like water till we know Interlude -x2-: D G D A A Chorus: G D G D A You can wear your fur like the river on fire G D G D A But you better be sure if your makin' God a liar G D G D A I'm a rattlesnake, babe, I'm like fu-el on fire G D So if you're gonna' get made G D D D A A A A Don't be afraid of what you've learned Outro: G
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