Artist Tom Waits
Album Orphans
Genre(s)
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Verse 1:
Ab
Well I stumbled in the darkness
Ab
I'm lost and alone
Ab
Though I said I'd go before us
Ab		      Fm
And show the way back home
Fm	Db	  Ab
There a light up ahead
Ab		     Db	  
I can't hold on very long
Ab			     Eb  		      Ab
Forgive me pretty baby but I always take the long way home

Verse 2:
Ab
Money's just something you throw
Ab
Off the back of a train
Ab
Got a head full of lightning
Ab	      Fm
a hat full of rain
Fm    Db	  Ab
And I know that I said
Ab		Db	
I'd never do it again
Ab				 Eb			  Ab
And I love you pretty baby but I always take the long way home

Verse 3:
Ab
I put food on the table
Ab
And roof overhead
Ab
But I'd trade it all tomorrow
Ab		  Fm
For the highway instead
Fm	   Db			     Eb			
Watch your back, keep your eyes shut tight
Ab				     Db
Your love's the only thing I've ever known
Db	      Ab		         Eb			  Ab
One thing for sure pretty baby I always take the long way home

Bridge:
Eb	Ab     Db     Eb
mmmmm, mmmmm, mmmmm, mmmmm

Verse 4:
Eb		    Ab
You know I love you baby
Ab
More than the whole wide world
Ab
You are my woman
Ab		  Fm
I know you are my pearl
Fm	 Db		    Eb
Let's go out past the party lights
      Ab		         Db
Where we can finally be alone
Db         Ab	   Eb			    Ab
Come with me...and we can take the long way home
Ab     Db	             Ab		  Eb 			   Ab
Mm mm mmm, come with me, together we can take the long way home
Ab     Db	             Ab		  Eb			   Ab
Mm mm mmm, come with me, together we can take the long way home    
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