Devil in the bottle    (video)    (clip)

 

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1.     I come home late at night,         with my shoes in my hands,

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    stumble in the backdoor bein       quiet as I can.

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    And I know she’s there in bed,         cold and all alone,

                     Am                            A                    E

    and she’s cryin’ because I’m breakin’ up our home.

 

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And she knows the hell I’m goin’ through in this world inside my head,

                 E                A                     E      - B7                     A       - E

there’s a devil in the bottle, and he wants          to see me dead.

 

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2.      I fall into her arms,           she helps with my clothes,

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    guess she stays on with me ‘cause she really knows

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    that I’m tryin’, Lord, to find my freedom

             Am                          A                          E

    by escapin’ to the only freedom I’ve ever known.

 

                  E                         A                               E                       B7

And she knows the hell I’m goin’ through in this world inside my head,

                 E                A                     E      - B7                     E

there’s a devil in the bottle, and he wants          to see me dead.

 

                             E                A                     E      - B7                     E

+  Yes, there’s a devil in the bottle, and he wants          to see me dead.

A                              - Am                                             - E - A    - E - A - E

    And it’s killin’ her           watching me die this way.

 

(orig. = capo 3rd)    (T.G. Sheppard)