“Storm”

by SJ Tucker

capo iii (sounds in Cm)

 

chords for intro:  Am= x02210   Am2=x02200   Am7=x02010 

 

Intro: Am Am2 Am7 Am2  Am2

  Am7 Am2 Am2

       Am/  C/  Em/

 

    Am

1. People treat you differently when they believe you've gone

                  G

where they could never go and seen beyond the kind horizon
       Am

of the only life they know
     Am
The minute you get back to town your family's turned upside-down
      G                                 Am

it's better just to keep going to where no one's eyes are cold

        G       Em              Am
better off just following your footsteps on
 


            G           Em               C Em  Fma7

CH1:  I am far from the southland, where I was born

C          Em           Am

growing steadily care-worn (be the river, not the stone)
  G                            C   Em       Fma7

Blessed be the bold magnolia, far away from home
 C             Em   G      Am     Am C Em

dancing in the eye of the storm

 

                  Am
2. Sometimes it's easier just to keep driving; saunter up to that horizon.
 G                             Am

Let nobody's town become your own.
           Am

They see a woman on a mission with a song for anyone who'll listen,
      G                            Am

and when the sun is rising, she is already gone.

        G                 Em               Am
By the time the dawn has broken, she's as good as gone  (and she is)

 

 

       G            Em              C  Em  Fma7

CH2:  Far from the southland where she was born,

C          Em            Am

  growing secretly care-worn (be the river, not the stone)

  G                           C   Em       Fma7
Blessed be the bold magnolia far away from home

 C              Em  G       Am   
dancing in the eye of the storm

 

 

(Instrumental Chorus)   Am C Em

 

 

   Am

3. Better to be the river, not the stone in the middle.

        G               Em             Am

Best to be the changing water, not the pebble dragged along.
          Am  

Cross the sky, cross the water.  You are Mercury's daughter,
         G              Em              Am

and the world will envy you your gypsy song.

           Am

Cross the sky. cross the water.  You are Mercury's daughter,
         G              Em              Am  

and the world will envy you your gypsy song.

 

 

                  G            Em              C   Em  Fma7

Ch3:   You'll be far from the southland where you were born,

C          Em             Am

  growing stubbornly care-worn, (be the river, not the stone)

      G                           C   Em       Fma7
but blessed be the Bold Magnolia far away from home

 C             Em  G       Am   
dancing in the eye of the storm. (in the eye of the storm)

      G                           C   Em       Fma7
but blessed be the Bold Magnolia far away from home

 C             Em  G       Am   
dancing in the eye of the storm. 

 Am    Am2     Am  Am2      Am               Am C Em   Am
dancing in the eye of the storm (repeat 3x)