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Khe Sanh Chords

This tab is meant to fill in all the extra little chordy bits that no one else seems to.
It's taken almost solely from the piano part. Happy playing - Nugget.

Em                     C                 G C G D
I left my heart to the sappers round Khe Sanh
         Em                    C                 D     D6     D7  Ebdim
And I my soul was sold with my cigarettes to the Black market man
             Em           C       
I've had the Vietnam cold turkey, 
         G                   C
from the ocean to the silver city
         Am         F               D D6 D7 Ebdim
And it's only other vets would understand

Em             C              G C G D
About the long forgotten dockside guarantees
               Em       C         D D6 D7 Ebdim
How there were no V-day heroes in 1973
           Em                 C
And how we sailed into Sydney harbour,
         G                         C
I saw an old friend but I couldn't kiss her
        Am              D               G C G D
She was lined, and I was home to a lucky land

--The rest of the song uses this chord structure--
  Remaining Lyrics:

And she was like so many more from that time on
Their lives were all so empty, till they found their chosen one
And their legs were often open
But their minds were always closed
And their hearts were held in fast suburban chains

And the legal pads were yellow, hours long, paypacket lean
And the telex writers clattered where the gunships once had been
But the car parks made me jumpy
And I never stopped the dreams
Or the growing need for speed and novacaine

So I worked across the country end to end
Tried to find a place to settle down, where my mixed up life could mend
Held a job on an oil-rig
Flying choppers when I could
But the nightlife nearly drove me round the bend

And I've travelled round the world from year to year
And each one found me aimless, one more year the more for wear
And I've been back to South East Asia
But the answer sure ain't there
But I'm drifting north, to check things out again

You know the last plane out of Sydney's almost gone
Only seven flying hours, and I'll be landing in Hong Kong
There ain't nothing like the kisses
From a jaded Chinese princess
I'm gonna hit some Hong Kong mattress all night long

Well the last plane out of Sydney's almost gone
Yeah the last plane out of Sydney's almost gone
And it's really got me worried
I'm goin' nowhere and I'm in a hurry
And the last plane out of Sydney's almost gone

Outro Chords - G C G C G
Cold Chisel - Khe Sanh Chords :: indexed at Ultimate Guitar.
Khe Sanh tabs @ 911Tabs
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About the artist behind Khe Sanh Chords:

Cold Chisel are a rock band from Adelaide, Australia. They are regarded as the canonical example of Australian pub rock, with a string of hits throughout the 1970s and 1980s, and they are acknowledged as one of the most popular and successful Australian groups of the period, although this success and acclaim was almost completely restricted to Australia and New Zealand.

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