Where The Rose Is Sown

Chords and lyrics for Where The Rose Is Sown by Big Country

E 
We’re at war all the papers sa
A 
y we will win I r
D 
ead today  
E 
E 
We are strong it wasn’t u
A 
s we are right  
D 
who started this
E 
E 
Leave your work I just left
A 
school leave you’re h
D 
ome I am no fool
E 
E 
Takes up arms it left me s
A 
trong sound alarms th
D 
e school bell rings
E 
 
D 
Sons of me
A 
n who stand lik
E 
e gods we give life to  
D 
feed 
 
th
A 
 
cause
E 
D 
And run to
A 
ground our hea
E 
then foe our name will  
D 
never 
 
d
A 
ie this time wi
E 
ll be forever
 
E 
Join up here I wave  
A 
goodbye we need you oh  
D 
my breast sighs
E 
E 
Have no fear now I must try  
A 
god will be wi
D 
th braver men
E 
E 
Takes the vow I know i
A 
ts right praise the  
D 
flag the good fight
E 
E 
We’re at war I’m on
A 
my way we will win wh
D 
y do I pray  
E 
 
E 
I wait here in t
A 
his hole playing  
D 
poker with my soul
E 
E 
I hold the rifle clos
A 
e to me it lights the
D 
way to keep me free
E 
E 
If I die in a co
A 
mbat zone box me up  
D 
and ship me home
E 
E 
If I die and st
A 
ill come home lay me wher
D 
e the rose is sown
E 

Ships

Chords and lyrics for Ships by Big Country

C 
Another used man
G 
Wearing the  
C 
passing of his dignity
 
With all  
D 
th
C 
e courage that he can
C 
Carve
G 
d out in stone
G 
He said I
C 
‘ve worn my honesty with pride
 
In ever
D 
yt
C 
hing I’ve done
G 
So where were you when my  
C 
ship went  
G 
down
 
Where were you when I r
C 
an 
 
agroun
G 
d
G 
Where were you when I  
C 
turned it arou
G 
nd
 
Where were you when they  
C 
burned me  
G 
down
C 
 
All t
C 
ired and w
G 
orn
G 
She never though
C 
t her life
 
Would
D 
come to be so cold or so alone
 
Fought  
C 
bondage for l
G 
ove
G 
She said I cast off the c
C 
hains that I was born with
 
But  
D 
it never was enough
 
C 
Silent souls washed upon the sho
G 
res
 
Left to walk
C 
the 
 
sands
C 
Eve
D 
rmore, 
 
evermore
 
Look at us now, just chas
C 
ing our l
G 
ives
G 
Make like the s
C 
aviors of the planet
 
We’re  
D 
just trying to get by
 
Y
C 
ou may  
G 
see it all through
 
I know you cry
G 
yourself to s
C 
leep at night
 
Just
D 
wondering what to do

One Great Thing

Chords and lyrics for One Great Thing by Big Country

A 
 
E 
 
B 
 
C#m 
 
A 
 
E 
 
C#m 
 
B 
 
A 
 
E 
 
B 
 
C#m 
 
A 
 
E 
 
B 
 
E 
 
A 
If there’s one great  
E 
thing
B 
To happen in my  
C#m 
life
A 
If there’s one great  
E 
day
C#m 
If there’s one grea
B 
 
height
A 
Let it be the time for  
E 
peace
B 
Let it be the time of  
C#m 
right
A 
If there’s one great  
E 
thing
B 
To happen in my  
E 
life
 
I’ve  
B 
seen to much of what  
A 
fighting has  
E 
done
 
I’ve  
B 
seen too much anger
 
I’ve  
A 
seen it far too  
E 
young
 
And  
E 
talk will come to nothing
 
While the  
C#m 
shouting still goe
A 
 
on
 
A 
But we are only  
A 
singers
 
And  
B 
too many songs
B 
are 
 
sung
 
A 
If there’s one great  
E 
thing
B 
To happen in my  
C#m 
life
A 
If there’s one great  
E 
day
C#m 
If there’s one grea
B 
 
height
A 
Let it be the time fo
E 
 
peace
B 
Let it be the time of  
C#m 
right
A 
If there’s one great  
E 
thing
B 
To happen in my  
E 
life
 
I’ve  
B 
seen the way of martyrs
 
I’ve  
A 
seen the way of  
E 
kings
 
I’ve  
B 
seen the hope that  
A 
love can  
E 
bring
 
E 
I only hope what pleases me
 
Will  
C#m 
also 
 
pleasur
A 
 
you
 
For
A 
mine can never be the hands
 
That  
B 
make a dream come true
 
A 
 
E 
 
B 
 
C#m 
 
A 
 
E 
 
C#m 
 
B 
 
A 
 
E 
 
B 
 
C#m 
 
C#m 
 
A 
 
B 
 
C#m 
 
A 
If there’s one great  
E 
thing
B 
To happen in my  
C#m 
life
A 
If there’s one great  
E 
day
C#m 
If there’s one grea
B 
 
height
A 
Let it be the time fo
E 
 
peace
B 
Let it be the time of  
C#m 
right
A 
If there’s one great  
E 
thing
B 
To happen in my  
E 
life
 
I’ve  
B 
seen to much of what  
A 
fighting has  
E 
done
 
I’ve  
B 
seen too much anger
 
I’ve  
A 
seen it far too  
E 
young
 
I’ve  
B 
seen the way of martyrs
 
I’ve  
A 
seen the way of  
E 
kings
 
I’ve  
B 
seen the hope that  
A 
love can  
E 
bring
 
E 
I only hope what pleases me
 
Will  
C#m 
also 
 
pleasur
A 
 
you
 
For
A 
mine can never be the hands
 
That  
B 
make a dream come true
 
A 
If there’s one great  
E 
thing
B 
To happen in my  
C#m 
life
A 
If there’s one great  
E 
day
C#m 
If there’s one grea
B 
 
height
A 
Let it be the time fo
E 
 
peace
B 
Let it be the time of  
C#m 
right
A 
If there’s one great  
E 
thing
B 
To happen in my  
A 
life
 
A 
 
E 
 
B 
 
C#m 
 
A 
 
E 
 
C#m 
 
B 
 
A 
 
E 
 
B 
 
C#m 
 
A 
 
E 
 
B 
 
E 
 
A 
If there’s one great  
E 
thing
B 
To happen in my  
C#m 
life
A 
If there’s one great  
E 
day
C#m 
If there’s one grea
B 
 
height
A 
Let it be the time fo
E 
 
peace
B 
Let it be the time of  
C#m 
right
A 
If there’s one great  
E 
thing
B 
To happen in my  
E 
life
 
A 
If there’s one great  
E 
thing
B 
To happen in my  
C#m 
life
A 
If there’s one great  
E 
day
C#m 
If there’s one grea
B 
 
height
A 
Let it be the time fo
E 
 
peace
B 
Let it be the time of  
C#m 
right
A 
If there’s one great  
E 
thing
B 
To happen in my  
E 
life

Look Away

Chords and lyrics for Look Away by Big Country

 
Intro: (A)  
E 
 
A 
 
C#m 
 
A 
 
E 
 
A 
 
C#m 
 
A 
 
B 
 
A 
 
E 
 
B 
 
A 
This time we  
C#m 
run
A 
This time we  
E 
hide
A 
This time we  
C#m 
draw on all th
A 
e fire we have  
E 
inside
A 
We need some  
B 
time
A 
 
E 
 
To find  
A 
place
A 
Where I can  
C#m 
wip
B 
e away th
A 
 
madnes
B 
s from you
E 
 
face
 
But I wi
A 
ll show you have to live like no-one ever can
 
Look away, look away
C#m 
 
Hid
B 
e your eyes from the land where I lie cold
 
Look away, look away
C#m 
 
From th
B 
e lies in the stories that were told
 
Look away, look away
C#m 
 
Fr
B 
om the love  
A 
that I hide wa
B 
y down deep
E 
in my soul
 
I w
A 
as waiting tied and bound to be sent down
 
Solo: (A)  
E 
 
A 
 
C#m 
 
A 
 
E 
 
A 
 
C#m 
 
A 
 
B 
 
A 
 
E 
 
B 

John Waynes Dream

Chords and lyrics for John Waynes Dream by Big Country

 
Intro: G, G, G, F, C, G, F,  
C 
 
G 
I could head into the sunset
G 
With my best girl by my side
G 
I could pull her up beside me
G 
And together we would ride
 
G 
He
F 
y ma, hey pa
C 
Look 
 
at
G 
me standing tall
G 
Bro
F 
ther, 
 
sister
C 
Look at them bad
G 
guys 
 
fall
G 
I’m 
 
walkin
F 
g and talking real slow
C 
Out 
 
wh
G 
ere the tumbleweeds blow
G 
He
F 
y ma, he
C 
y pa, let t
G 
hose wagons roll
 
G 
I played poker with a doctor
G 
Stand straight up and called him a cheat
G 
Then I’d walk those twenty paces
G 
Gun him right down in the street
 
G 
He
F 
y ma, hey pa
C 
Look 
 
at
G 
me standing tall
G 
Bro
F 
ther, 
 
sister
C 
Look at those bad
G 
guys 
 
fall
G 
I’m 
 
walkin
F 
g and talking real slow
C 
Out 
 
wh
G 
ere the tumbleweeds blow
G 
He
F 
y ma, he
C 
y pa, let t
G 
hose wagons roll
 
D 
Don’t 
 
wa
G 
ke me up
 
I’m dreaming  
C 
John 
 
 
Bm 
Wayne’s
Am 
dream
D 
Under a sky so b
G 
ig on th
C 
e prairie green
C 
Please 
 
lea
G 
ve my here in John Wayne’s dream
 
G 
 
G 
 
G 
I’d ride shotgun on a stagecoach
G 
Keep those bandits from my girl
G 
I would pull her round the waist, man
G 
Run my rough hands through her curls
 
G 
He
F 
y ma, hey pa
C 
Look 
 
at
G 
me standing tall
G 
Bro
F 
ther, 
 
sister
C 
Look at those bad
G 
guys 
 
fall
G 
I’m 
 
walkin
F 
g and talking real slow
C 
Out 
 
wh
G 
ere the tumbleweeds blow
G 
He
F 
y ma, he
C 
y pa, let t
G 
hose wagons roll
 
D 
Don’t 
 
wa
G 
ke me up
 
I’m dr
C 
eami
Bm 
ng 
 
John
Am 
Wayne’s 
 
dream
D 
Under a sky so b
G 
ig on th
C 
e prairie green
C 
Please 
 
lea
G 
ve my here in John Wayne’s dream
 
G 
 
G 
 
G 
He
F 
y ma, hey pa
C 
Look 
 
at
G 
me standing tall
G 
Bro
F 
ther, 
 
sister
C 
Look at them bad
G 
guys 
 
fall
G 
I’m 
 
walkin
F 
g and talking real slow
C 
Out 
 
wh
G 
ere the tumbleweeds blow
G 
He
F 
y ma, he
C 
 
pa
G 
, let those wagons roll.

Far From Me To You

Chords and lyrics for Far From Me To You by Big Country

C 
Somewhere there are  
G 
orange trees  
F 
somewhere skies are  
C 
blue
C 
Somewhere is a  
G 
bridge across the  
F 
world from me to  
C 
you
 
C 
Sometimes in the  
G 
darkest sky, the  
Am 
sun comes shining
F 
through
 
And ton
C 
ight it seems so  
G 
far from  
F 
me to  
Dm 
you
F 
 
Yes to
C 
night it seems so f
G 
ar from  
F 
me to  
C 
you
 
Link C, Bb, C, G, C, Bb, C,  
G 
 
C 
Some of us are  
G 
safe alone  
F 
some of us pre
C 
tend
C 
We can always  
G 
start again the  
F 
things we never  
C 
end
 
C 
Some of us are  
G 
born to fall  
Am 
others to stay
F 
true
 
But  
C 
tonight it seems so  
G 
far from  
F 
me to  
Dm 
you
F 
 
Yeah to
C 
night it seems so  
G 
far from  
F 
me to  
C 
you
G 
 
So  
Am 
tell me if you
G 
hear me come
F 
on
 
Tell me,  
Am 
tell me, can you
G 
hear me come
F 
on
 
Yeah  
Am 
tell me if you can
G 
hear me, come
Dm 
on and tell me
F 
I’m awake for  
G 
you
 
And  
C 
sometimes in the  
G 
darkest hour  
Am 
love comes shining
F 
through
 
And  
C 
it doesn’t seem so f
G 
ar from m
F 
e to  
Dm 
you
F 
 
No it d
C 
oesn’t seem so far
G 
from me  
F 
to 
 
 
C 
you
G 
 
Solo  
Am 
G, F,  
Am 
G, F, Am, G, Dm, F, G, C, G,
 
Am, F,  
C 
 
G 
 
F 
Dm, F,  
C 
 
G 
 
F 
 
C 
 
G 
 
C 
Listening in the  
G 
darkness to a  
F 
voice I call my  
C 
own
C 
Shameful that my  
G 
emptiness is  
F 
turning me to  
C 
stone
 
C 
In the silence  
G 
of the night  
Am 
love comes shining
F 
through
 
And it  
C 
doesn’t seem so  
G 
far from  
F 
me to  
Dm 
you
F 
 
No it  
C 
doesn’t seem so  
G 
far from  
F 
me to  
C 
you
G 
 
I’m  
C 
deep into my  
G 
darkest hour l
Am 
ove comes shining
F 
through
 
And it  
C 
doesn’t seem so  
G 
far from  
F 
me to  
Dm 
you
F 
 
No it  
C 
doesn’t seem so  
G 
far from  
F 
me to  
C 
you

Chance

Chords and lyrics for Chance by Big Country

 
All the r
Am 
ain came down on a  
G 
cold new town
 
As he ca
F 
rried you a
C 
way
 
From your fa
Am 
thers hand that s
G 
eemed like a fist
 
Reaching o
F 
ut to make you p
C 
ay
 
He ca
Am 
me like a hero from the f
G 
actory 
 
floor
 
With the s
F 
un and moon as gi
C 
fts
 
But the o
Am 
nly son he ever  
G 
saw
 
Were the t
F 
wo he left you w
C 
ith
 
C 
Oh 
 
L
G 
ord where d
C 
id the fee
G 
ling 
 
g
F 
o
 
C 
Oh 
 
Lo
G 
rd I ne
C 
ver 
 
fe
G 
lt so l
F 
ow
 
Now the sk
Am 
irts hang so heavy  
G 
round your head
 
That you n
F 
ever knew you were y
G 
oung
 
Because you pl
Am 
ayed chance with a li
G 
fetime’s 
 
romance
 
And the p
F 
rice was far too l
C 
ong

Beautiful Pepole

Chords and lyrics for Beautiful Pepole by Big Country

 
Intro
G 
G/F# 
Em 
D 
C 
D 
Em 
G 
G/F# 
Em 
D 
C 
D 
G 
 
C 
If 
 
 
G 
bea
C 
uty is  
G 
an ecstacy And anger keeps you poor
Em 
 
Am 
C 
 
D 
A 
hungry man is never free
A 
rich man never cured
C 
Things
Em 
wer
D 
 
nev
G 
er 
 
wha
D 
t they used to be
 
Bm 
For all th
Em 
 
fo
Am 
lks who c
D 
an run the world, drive cabs or cut your hair
 
G 
Th
G/F# 
 
 
Em 
su
D 
 
ma
C 
 
s
D 
et 
 
 
Em 
without your help but you’re beautiful people to me
 
G 
Yo
G/F# 
 
 
Em 
ma
D 
 
fa
C 
ll 
 
 
D 
before 
 
y
G 
ou’re pushed but it’s beautiful people I see
 
G 
If you  
G/F# 
on
Em 
ly
D 
see
C 
th
D 
 
sta
Em 
rs when it’s dark that’s enough for me
 
G 
An 
 
 
G/F# 
empty
Em 
sou
D 
 
wi
C 
th a  
D 
full 
 
 
G 
opinion is beautiful people to me

Alone

Chords and lyrics for Alone by Big Country

 
The m
Am 
idday 
 
s
C 
ky was g
F 
rey and  
C 
purple
 
At l
Am 
east it  
C 
wasn’t 
 
b
F 
lue
C 
 
I w
Am 
ant the s
C 
ky to  
F 
be the  
C 
way
 
I  
G 
am and wh
F 
at I do
 
Am,  
C 
G, Am,  
F 
G, Am,  
C 
G, 
 
 
G 
 
Al
Am 
one, inside my head
 
Al
Am 
one inside my room
 
I f
Am 
eel alone inside my head
 
Al
G 
one inside my w
F 
orld.
 
Am 
| X 0 2 2 1 0
C 
| X 3 2 0 1 0
F 
| 1 3 3 2 1 1
G 
| 3 5 5 4 3 3

13 Valleys

Chords and lyrics for 13 Valleys by Big Country

G 
Thirteen valleys he has wandered for her love
 
For he  
Em 
thinks he is the  
C 
one she dreams o
D 
f
 
But her  
Am 
bed was made elsewhere
 
From the f
C 
irst day she got there
 
Now he w
G 
anders thirteen  
D 
valleys crying o
C 
ut
Db 
D 
D 
Now he wanders thirteen v
C 
alleys crying  
G 
out
 
It could have been  
D 
me, It could have been  
Em 
me
 
A broken he
C 
art needs someone ne
D 
w to blame it o
Em 
n
 
A broken he
C 
art needs someone ne
D 
w to blame it o
G 
n
 
That broken  
Em 
heart will be f
D 
orever and a l
C 
ifetime
 
That broken  
G 
heart will try your  
D 
love like none b
C 
efore
 
You may f
Am 
ight or you may  
C 
run
 
For what was  
Em 
fast is now un
D 
done
 
A broken  
C 
heart needs someone n
D 
ew to blame it o
Em 
n
 
A broken  
C 
heart needs someone n
D 
ew to blame it on
G