Guitar lesson for

I'm a Lonesome Fugitive

by Billy Strings  •  Lesson #280

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Lyrics w/ chords

CHORUS G C D I’d like to settle down but they won’t let me C D (walk down) A fugitive must be a rolling stone G C D Down every road there’s always one more city C D G I’m on the run, the highway is my home

VERSE X X X
Well, I raised a lot of Cain back in my younger days X X (walk down)
While my Mama used to pray those crops would fail X X X
Now I’m… a lonesome fugitive… with just two ways X X (cool riff to end verse)
Outrun the law or spend my life in jail

     X              X                   X                    
I'd like to settle down but they won't let me
   X                           X        (w/d)
A fugitive must be a rolling stone
     X                  X                X               
Down every road there's always one more city
    X                X             C        G          (cool riff to end verse)
I'm on the run, the highway is my home

[ instrumental verse ]

             X                   X                             X     
        I'd like... to take you with me, but can't afford the luxury
            X                          X        (walk down)                      
        Of having one I love to come along
                    X                x                   X                
        Lord, you'd only... slow me down... they'd catch up with me
            X                             D                           
        For he who travels fastest goes alone

     X              X                   X                    
I'd like to settle down but they won't let me
   X                           X        (w/d)
A fugitive must be a rolling stone
     X                  X                X               
Down every road there's always one more city
    X                X             G           (cool riff to end verse)
I'm on the run, the highway is my home

[ instrumental verse x3 ]

     X              X                   X                    
I'd like to settle down but they won't let me
   X                           X        (w/d)
A fugitive must be a rolling stone
     X                  X                X               
Down every road there's always one more city
    X                X             G
I'm on the run, the highway is my home
        X                X                    G
Oh, I'm on the run, the highway it's my home

INTRO G C D D C D G G

I’d like to settle down G C D D C C D D G C D D C D G G

    raised lot
    G C D D
    C C D D
    G C D D
    C C D D

I’d like to settle down G C D D C C D D G C D D C D C G

            inst (play twice)
            G C D D
            C D G G

    I'd like to take you with me
    G C D D
    C C D D
    G C D D
    C C D D

            inst
            G C D D
            C D G G

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