E-Chords
Cheryl Wheeler

His Hometown(Chords)

Cheryl Wheeler

Key: G
Capo on 2nd fret
 

Intro: G  C  G  C  G  C  D 
       G  C  D  Em  C  D  G 

                   C 
When he was a boy, sitting in school 
D/F#                           G 
Staring out the windows at the fields he knew 
                          C 
All that he wanted was to be there too 
D/F#                            C       D 
Driving his tractor through the morning dew 


G                  C 
Dust from the sun, mud from the rain 
D/F#                       G 
Felt like an honour to him all the same 
                                C 
It's the simplest thing, he's a self taught man 
D/F#                         C           D 
He loves his work because he loves the land 

  
G C G C G He can change the hills, plant the trees C D G Dig the wells, spread the seeds C D Em Mow the fields, plough the streets C D G In his home town
C When the seasons roll by, year into year D/F# G He's worked all his life and he's worked right here C The winter's go slow if the snows don't come D/F# C D But it's soon to be summer when the tractors hum
G C G C G He can change the hills, plant the trees C D G Dig the wells, spread the seeds C D Em Mow the fields, plough the streets C D G C In his home town
Bridge: G C I've seen him do things I just can't believe Am D C Makes gentle giants of those big machines D G C He moves a boulder like a paper bag Am D He moves a tree like it was all he had G C He can change the hills Instrumental: G C G C D G C D Em C D G C And blessed is the soul who has truly found D/F# G Something to rest on while the world turns 'round C I think he'd say, this is how he feels D/F# C D When the dark earth is turning underneath his wheels
G C G C G He can change the hills, plant the trees C D G Dig the wells, spread the seeds C D Em Mow the fields, plough the streets C D G In his home town C D G In his home town

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