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Gold Rush Brides by 10,000 Maniacs
from the album 10,000 Maniacs Unplugged
>Chord shapes :
>Intro : Gm F C
> F C/E C G/B Am C
> Follow the typical signs, the hand painted lines down prairie roads
> F C/E C G/B Am
> Pass the lone church spire, pass the talking wire from where to
> Gsus4/D F C F C/E
> There's no way to divide the beauty of the sky from the
> C G/B Am C F C/E
> wild western plains. Where a man could drift in legendary myth by
> C G/B Am C G7sus4/D F C
> roaming over spaces The land was free
> G7sus4/D F C Gm
> and the price was right Dakota on the wall is a
> F C Gm F
> white robed woman tall yet maidenly. Such power in her hand as she
> C Gm F
> the wagon man's family. I see Indians that crawl through this
> recalls our history.
>Verse 2: Who were the homestead wives? Who were the gold rush brides?
> Does anybody know? Do their works survive their yellow fever lives in
> pages they wrote? The land was free yet it cost their lives.
> In miner's lust for gold a family's house was bought and sold,
piece by piece.
> A widow staked her claim on a dollar and his name, so painfully.
> In letters mailed back home, her Eastern sisters they would moan as
> would read
> Gm F C
> accounts of madness, childbirth, loneliness, and grief
> Gm F C
> accounts of madness, childbirth, loneliness, and grief (repeat
>Ending : Gm F C