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Travis Randy – Three Wooden Crosses
CAPO 1ST FRET
STANDARD TUNING

        C                       Am                    F
VERSE: A FARMER AND A TEACHER, A HOOKER AND A TEACHER, RIDING ON A MIDNIGHT
    G                         C                            Am
BUS, BOUND FOR MEXICO. ONE WAS HEADED FOR VACATION, ONE FOR HIGHER
              F                                C
EDUCATION, AND TWO OF THEM WERE SEARCHING FOR LOST SOULS.

                Dm                        G              Dm
PRE-CHORUS: THAT DRIVER NEVER EVER SAW THE STOP SIGN, AND EIGHTEEN WHEELERS
               G
CAN'T STOP ON A DIME.

                  C                           Am
CHORUS: THERE ARE, THREE WOODEN CROSSES ON THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE HIGHWAY.
F                            G                               C
WHY THERE'S NOT FOUR OF THEM, HEAVEN ONLY KNOWS. I GUESS IT'S NOT WHAT YOU
              Am                                F
TAKE, WHEN YOU LEAVE THIS WORLD BEHIND YOU, IT'S WHAT YOU LEAVE BEHIND YOU
        C
WHEN YOU GO.

           C                        Am                         F
VERSE: THAT FARMER LEFT A HARVEST, A HOME AND EIGHTY ACRES. THE FAITH AND
                        G                                  C
LOVE FOR GROWING THINGS, IN HIS YOUNG SON'S HEART. AND THAT TEACHER LEFT
           Am                                F
HER WISDOM, IN THE MINDS OF LOTS OF CHILDREN, DID HER BEST TO GIVE THEM ALL
G
BETTER START.

                    Dm                                    G
PRE-CHORUS: AND THAT PREACHER WHISPERED, CAN'T YOU SEE THE PROMISE LAND? AS
       Dm                                  G
LAY HIS BLOOD-STAINED BIBLE IN THAT HOOKERS HANDS.

CHORUS

                  Am                                F             C
BRIDGE: THAT'S THE STORY THAT OUR PREACHER TOLD LAST SUNDAY, AS HE HELD HIS
                       G                                       Am
BLOOD-STAINED BIBLE UP, FOR ALL OF US TO SEE. HE SAID BLESS THE FARMER, AND
                 F                       C                      G
TEACHER, AND THAT PREAHCER. WHO GAVE THIS BIBLE TO MY MOMMA, WHO READ IT TO

ME.

CHORUS 2X

THERE'S A SMALL LYRIC CHANGE AT END ON THE CHORUS. JUST LISTEN TO THE SONG
AND YOU'LL SEE WHERE I MEAN. HAVE FUN!

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