Rainbow Mountain

Words and Music by Raccoon

As recorded on White Horse Ranch Sessions

 

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†††††††† F††††† G†††† D*††††††††† Em

Starry night, you guide my dreams

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

City life ainít what it seems to be

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

Big 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 - Iím comin' home

 

C, C, D, D, G, D*, Em, Em7 (check if this part is in this version)

 

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

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

Nothin' on my mountain wears makeup

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

If I asked you once I asked you a thousand times

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

Lookin' the way you do should be a crime

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

Iíve been tryin' to live by what the good book says

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

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

 

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†† CD

Iím tired of walkin' alone - Iím comin' home

††††††††††††††† G†††† CG

Iím comin' home