Intro -x2-: D  Bm  G  D

Verse:          
   D            Bm     G              D 
Trouble is her only friend and he's back again.
   D            Bm  G           D  
Makes her body older than it really is.
 D                           Bm 
She says it's high time she went away,
               G          D    
No one's got much to say in this town.
   D            Bm   G       D  
Trouble is the only way is down.
        A
Down, down.

Chorus:         
                   D              Bm 
As strong as you were, tender you go.
                     Gbm                   G
I'm watching you breathing for the last time.
                  D                     Bm 
A song for your heart, but when it is quiet,
                 Gbm                       G
I know what it means and I'll carry you home.
                 D
I'll carry you home.

Interlude -x2-: D  Bm  G  D

Verse:                  
D                          Bm  
If she had wings she would fly away,
    G                      D  
And another day God will give her some.
   D            Bm   G       D
Trouble is the only way is down.
        A
Down, down.

Chorus:               
                   D              Bm
As strong as you were, tender you go.
                    Gbm                    G
I'm watching you breathing for the last time.
                  D                     Bm 
A song for your heart, but when it is quiet,
                Gbm                        G
I know what it means and I'll carry you home.
                 D
I'll carry you home.

Interlude -x2-: D  Bm  G  D
                  
               G                  D               A 
And they were all born pretty in New York City tonight,
        G             D                                A
And someone's little girl was taken from the world tonight,
            G    D      A 
Under the Stars and Stripes.

Chorus:       
                  D               Bm
As strong as you were, tender you go.
                     Gbm                  G
I'm watching you breathing for the last time.
                  D                     Bm
A song for your heart, but when it is quiet,
                Gbm                        G
I know what it means and I'll carry you home.

I'll carry you home.

Outro -x2-: D  Bm  G  D
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