Wildfire    (video)    (midi)

 

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1. She comes down from Yellow Mountain

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    on a dark, flat land she rides,

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     on a pony she named Wildfire

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     with the whirlwind by her side

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    on a cold Nebraska night.

 

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2. Oh, they say she died one winter,

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    when there came a killing frost.

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    And the pony she named Wildfire

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    busted down its stall,

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    in a blizzard she was lost.

 

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She ran calling “Wildfire !”  She went calling “Wildfire !”

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She went calling “Wi........ldfi.................re !”

 

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3. By the dark of the moon I planted,

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     but there came an early snow.

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     Been a hoot owl howlin' by my window now,

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     for six nights in a row.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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    She's comin' for me, I know,

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    and on Wildfire we're both gonna go.   

 

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We’ll be riding “Wildfire !”  We’ll be riding “Wildfire !”

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We’ll be riding “Wi.........ldfi..........re !”

 

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+  On Wildfire we're gonna ride,

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    we’re gonna leave sodbustin' behind.

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    Get these hard times right on out of our minds,

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    ridingWi.........ldfi................re !”

 

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(orig. = capo 4th)    (Michael Murphy)