Mr Wilmington Chords – Lucky Boys Confusion V3

Key: G

Tuning: Standard EADGBe

Chords used:
 G  -  320033
 D  -  xx0232
 Em  - 022000
 C  -  x32010
 Bm  - x24432


Intro: 
 G Bm Em D C G Bm Em D C C (hold)


Verse 1:
You dreamed he'd 
 G 
shine like the sun
Now you son is set
 Bm 
Hey dad grab 
another cigarette
 Em 
Ashes fall like 
    D 
an unpaid debt
 C 
Come on everybody 
place your bets
    G 
In seventh grade 
he dug his grave
 Bm 
Trying to be cool 
with the cool kids hey
 Em D 
  Follow everything they
         C 
say You might fit in
if you misbehave
    G 
At sixteen he promised
he'd be clean
     Bm 
You didn't bend but
you sure did lean
 Em D C          (hold)
  You do not deserve this


Chorus 1:
 G 
Hey Mr. Wilmington
 D 
Yeah, I heard
about your son
      Em 
It's hard enough 
    D 
to hide your scars
     C 
In small-town USA
 G 
Sweet Mr. Wilmington
 D 
Yeah I read about your
           Em 
son Don't blame yourself
     D 
you raised him right
   C 
Remember that when
you can't sleep at night


Verse 2:
    G 
At twenty-one you 
found his gun
 Bm 
Hey dad it's just begun
     Em 
The ties that bind
      D 
they come undone
 C 
Come on everybody
just for fun
    G 
At twenty-four you
found him on the floor
 Bm 
Decadence was all he wore
 Em D C          (hold)
  You do not deserve this


Chorus 2:
 G 
Hey Mr. Wilmington
 D 
Yeah, I heard
about your son
      Em 
It's hard enough 
    D 
to hide your scars
     C 
In small-town USA
 G 
Sweet Mr. Wilmington
 D 
Yeah I read about your
           Em 
son Don't blame yourself
     D 
you raised him right
   C 
Remember that when
you can't sleep at night
(hold)  D Em C 
And    na na na na naaaaa
 D Em C 
na na na na naaaaa
 D Em C -- C 
  na na na na naaaaa
 D Em C -- C --
  na na na na naaaaa


Verse 3:
        G 
At the funeral
read his eulogy
 Bm 
Insincere apologies
 Em D C 
  You do not deserve this
 G 
All the papers and 
press decide
 Bm (hold)
Hey just another suicide
 Em D C          (hold)
  You do not deserve this


Chorus 3:
 G 
Hey Mr. Wilmington
 D 
Yeah, I heard
about your son
      Em 
It's hard enough 
    D 
to hide your scars
     C 
In small-town USA
 G 
Sweet Mr. Wilmington
 D 
Yeah I read about your
           Em 
son Don't blame yourself
     D 
you raised him right
   C 
Remember that when
 G 
Hey Mr. Wilmington
 D 
Yeah, I heard
about your son
      Em 
It's hard enough 
    D 
to hide your scars
     C 
In small-town USA
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