Shovels & Rope - Missionary Ridge

Chords and Lyrics Shovels & Rope - Missionary Ridge


Artist : Shovels & Rope
Song : Missionary Ridge

Intro : Am

Verse :

Am C
It was a faction of the Army of the Cumberland, the 15th Army Corp
G Am
Just a few years back were a bunch of boys that never left home before
Dm Am G C
But the shame of Chickamauga, so hungry they could almost die
G Am
Without any order from the General, they clamored up the mountain side
G Am
Clamored up the mountain side

Chorus :
C Am G C
Don't go whistling Dixie on Missionary Ridge
G Am
Don't call to arms those poltergeists, open up the casket lid
C Am G C
You'll wake those boys to wander among the old carnage
G Am
So don't go whistling Dixie on Missionary Ridge

G Am G Am

Verse :
Am C
On the 25th of November it happened in the broad daylight
G Am
Gazing down on Chattanooga, Bragg could not foresee the fight
Dm Am G C
Outnumbered by the blue coats 2-to-1, he tucked his tail to flee
G Am
The Union broke the Confederate line and marched out to the sea
G Am
Marched out to the sea

Chorus :

C Am G C
Don't go whistling Dixie on Missionary Ridge
G Am
Don't call to arms those poltergeists, open up the casket lid
C Am G C
You'll wake those boys to wander among the old carnage
G Am
So don't go whistling Dixie on Missionary Ridge

Solo : G Am G Am (x2)

Verse :
F G C
In the stillness of the morning, when you breath that mountain air
G Am
The chill that you will feel, reminds you what happened there
F G C
When the light drips down the mountain, and the fog lifts from its face
G Am
The darkness of that memory lies buried in a sunny place

Chorus :
C Am G C
Don't go whistling Dixie on Missionary Ridge
G Am
Don't call to arms those poltergeists, open up the casket lid
C Am G C
You'll wake those boys to wander among the old carnage
G Am
So don't go whistling Dixie on Missionary Ridge

Outro :
G Am G Am

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