Rainbow Mountain

Words and Music by Raccoon

as recorded on Natureís Cathedrals

 

The chord progressions to this song are:

        C, D, G, D*, Em

        C, C, D, D, G, D*, Em, Em7 (during a break between verses)

        C, D, G, C, G (ending)

 

* Note: This is D with F# as the bass note (6th string, 2nd fret) Ė Sometimes he would just play the F# bass note.

 

C†††††††† D††††† G†††† D*††††††††† Em

Starry night, you guide my dream

C†††† D†††††††††††††††††††† GD*†††† Em

City life ainít what it seems to be

C†††† D††††††††††††††††††††††††††† G††††† D*Em

City lights, they make my head spin

C†††††††††††† D†††††††††††††††††††††††† G††††††††† D*Em

Iíd like to leave off where I came in, hey yea

 

C††††††††††† D†††††††††† G††† D*††††† Em

Rainbow Mountain Iím comin' home

C†††††††††††††††††† D††††††††††† ††††††††††††G††††††††††† D*††††† Em

Iíve spent too much time on the road, Iím comin' home

C††††††††††††††† D††††††††† G†† D*Em

Iím tired of walkin' alone

 

C, C, D, D, G, D*, Em, Em7

 

C††††††††††††††††† D†††††††† G†††††††††††† D*††††††† Em

Do us both a favor - Try not to look so good

C††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††D††††††††††††††††††††††† G††††† D*Em

Do us both a favor and try not to look so good, hey hey

C†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† D

Nothin' on my mountain wears makeup

††††††††† G†††††††† D*†††††††††††† Em

There ainít no reason you should

†††† C††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† D††††††††††††††††††††††† G†††† D*Em

So do us both a favor and try not to look so good

 

C††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† D

Mama wrap your arms around me

†††††††††††††††††††††† G††††† D*†††† †††Em

Let me see the eagles in your hair

C†††††††††††††††††††††† D

Let your gravity ground me

G††††††††† D*††††††† Em

It gets cold out there

 

†††††††††††††† C†††††††††††††††††††††††††† D

I went to sow my seed in the city

†††††††† G††††††††††† D*††††††††† Em

But I canít get nothin' to grow, so

C†††††††††††††† D†††††††††††††††††††††† G††††††††† D*†††††† Em

Iím comin' home, Iím comin' home to hoe my row

C††† D††††††††††††††† G†††† D*Em

Hey, Iím comin' home

 

C†††††††† D†††††† G††††† D*Em

Starry night, guide my dreams

C†††† D††††††††††††††††††††† G††† D*Em

City life ainít what it seems to be

C†††† D†††††††††††††††††††††††††† G D* Em

City lights they make my head spin

C††††††††††††† D††††††††††††††††††††††† G††††††† D*Em

Iíd like to leave off where I came in

 

C††††††††††† D††††††††††††††† G D*††† Em

Rainbow Mountain Iím comin' home

C†††††††††††††††††† D††††††††††††††††††††††† G††††††††††† D*††††† Em

Iíve spent too much time on the road, Iím comin' home

C†††††††††††††††† D†††† ††††G††† D*Em

Iím tired of walkin' alone

 

C††††††††††† D†††††††††††††††††††† GD*Em

Rainbow Mountain where all my friends live

C†††††††††††††††††††††† D††††††††††††††††††† G††† D*†† Em

The times weíve shared and the love that we give

C††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††D

Itís time to raise my voice

†††††† G†††††† D*†††††††††† Em

Iíve got to make my choice

C†††† D†††††††††††††††††† G††† D*Em

Hey oh Iím comin' home

C†† D††††††††††††††† GCG

Hey Iím comin' home