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Intro: Bm  D6  Bm  D6  Bm  D6  Bm  D6    

Verse:
Bm                                           E                Bm    D6    
I've been down with a broken heart since the day I learned to speak
    Bm                                    E               Bm     D6    
The devil gave me a crooked start when he gave me crooked feet
    Bm                        E               Bm      D6    
But Gabriel he came to me and kissed me in my sleep
             Bm                                        Bm 
And now he's singing like an angel un-til I'm six feet deep

Interlude: Bm  D6  Bm  D6    

Verse:
  Bm                          E             Bm    D6    
I found myself an old man and tattooed on a sign
  Bm                          E              Bm     D6    
I set my mind a-wanderin' and walk a crooked line
        Bm                               E                Bm    D6    
And you had in mind to keep me quiet and although you can try
Bm                                  Gb              Bm
Better men have hit their knees and bigger men have died

Chorus:
          A            Bm   D6       Bm
You gotta raise, raise hell
          A            Bm   D6       Bm
There's a story no one tells
          E            Bm   D6       Bm
You gotta raise, raise hell
     -E-    Gb        Bm 
Come on now ring that bell

Interlude: Bm  D6  Bm  D6  

Verse:
  Bm                               E                    Bm    D6    
I came upon a lightning strike and eyes of bright clear blue
  Bm                                   E                Bm    D6    
I took his tie from around my neck and gave my heart to you
  Bm                              E               Bm      D6    
I sent my love across the sea and though I didn't cry
     Bm                                 Gb            Bm
That voice will haunt my every dream un-til the day I die

Chorus:
          A            Bm    D6  Bm
I'm gonna raise, raise hell
          A            Bm    D6  Bm
There's a story no one tells
          E            Bm    D6  Bm
You gotta raise, raise hell
     E      Gb        Bm 
Come on now ring that bell

Solo -x8-: Bm

Verse:

I dug a hole inside my heart to put you in your grave
                                                Gb7
At this point it was you and me and mama didn't raise no slave
    Bm      Bm      Bm        Bm        E         E      Bm     -x4-
You took my face in both your hands and looked me in the eye
    Bm                                                
And I went down with such a force that in your grave I'll lie


          A            Bm    D6  Bm
You gotta raise, raise hell
          A              Bm    D6  Bm
There's a story no one's tellin'
          E            Bm    D6  Bm
You gotta raise, raise hell
     E      Gb        Bm
Come on now ring that bell
     E      Gb        Bm
Come on now ring that bell
     E      Gb        Bm
Come on now ring that bell
     E                Bm    
Come on now ring that bell
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one Comment

  1. -4 is easiest for me, but I don’t think the Bb6 sounds right or is needed

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