Intro: B Gb E

Verse:
          B                   Gb                        Abm                    
If you're reading this my momma's sittin there. Looks like I only got a one 
      E                  B                         Gb              Abm
way ticket over here.  Sure wish I could give you one more kiss. War was 
                            E                B                     
just a game we played when we were kids. So I'm laying down my gun, and 
E                   Abm                                  Gb
hangin up my boots. Im up here with God and were both watching over you.
                 
Chorus:
    E   Gb  Abm    E                              Gb
So lay me down, in that open field out on the edge of town.
     E    Gb  Abm   E                                      Gb
And know my soul, is where my momma always prayed that it would go.
            E            Gb   
If you're reading this, I'm already home.

Interlude: B Gb E 

Verse:
           B                    Gb                  Abm
If you're reading this, halfway round the world, I wont be there 
                    E                            B        
to see the birth of our little girl. I hope she looks like you, I hope she 
Gb                     Abm                         E
fights like me. And stands up for the innocent and
              B                          E                        Abm
the weak. So I'm laying down my gun, and hangin up my boots. Tell dad I 
                      Gb
don’t regret that I followed in his shoes.

Chorus:
    E   Gb  Abm    E                              Gb
So lay me down, in that open field out on the edge of town.
     E    Gb  Abm   E                                      Gb
And know my soul, is where my momma always prayed that it would go.
            E            Gb   
If you're reading this, I'm already home.

Bridge: B E Gb

Verse:
           B                          Gb                  Abm
If you're reading this there's gonna come a day, when you'll move 
                               E                   B  
on and find someone else, and that's okay. Just remember this, I'm in a 
Gb                    Abm 
better place, where soldiers live in peace and 
         E              Gb  
angels sing "amazing grace"

Chorus:
    E  Gb  Abm     E                              Gb
So lay me down, in that open field out on the edge of town.
      E  Gb    Abm  E                                    Gb
And know my soul, is where my momma always prayed that it would go.
          E                         Gb      
If you're reading this, if you're reading this...
Gb
I'm already home.

Outro: B  Abm  B
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