Gram Parsons – 1000 Dollar Wedding Chords


Gram Parsons      $1000 Wedding  written by Gram Parsons    

Gram Parson     vocals/acoustic guitar
Emmylou Harris  harmony vocals
Glen D Hardin   piano
James Burton    guitar
Emory Gordy     bass
Ronnie Tutt     drums
Herb Pedersen   acoustic guitar
Al Perkins      steel guitar


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It was a $1000 wedding supposed to be held the other day and
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With all the invitations sent
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The young bride went away
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When the groom saw people passing notes
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Not unusual, he might say
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But where are the flowers for my baby
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I'd even like to see her mean old mama
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And why ain't there a funeral, if you're gonna act that way
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I hate to tell you how he acted when the news arrived        
Ab
He took some friends out drinking and
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it's lucky they survived
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Well, he told them everything there was to
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tell there along the way
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And he felt so bad when he saw the traces
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of old lies still on their faces
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So why don't someone here just spike his drink
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Why don't you do him in some old way
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Supposed to be a funeral
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It's been a bad, bad day
Ab
The Reverend Dr. William Grace
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Was talking to the crowd
Ab
All about the sweet child's holy face and
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The saints who sung out loud
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And he swore the fiercest beasts 
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could all be put to sleep the same silly way
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And where are the flowers for the girl
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She only knew she loved the world
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And why ain't there one lonely horn and one sad note to play
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Supposed to be a funeral
Gb                     Db B  Gb
It's been a bad, bad day
                 Db B Gb
Supposed to be a funeral
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It's been a bad, bad day

>From Gram Parsons "Grievous Angel"
Wait And See Music(BMI)
Warner Brothers Records

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