Chords for "The Great Highway"
Date: 1 April 2018 From: George Ziadeh "The Great Highway" Transcribed by George Ziadeh Intro: D - G - A - G - D - G - A x8 V1: D A Bm (G-G/F#) x4 I had this dream America (G-G/F#) x3 /a - /b - /c# Was always a very special place A Heroes of the great Wild West G Wild Bill Hickok and the rest A The romantic on a reckless chase G--G n.c. Till reality hit me in the face Chorus: D G A G D G A G Hey, hey, hey, I am riding on The Great Highway D G A G D G A x4 All across America.........From New York to LA G Hoping I can find my dream A In New Hampshire or New Orleans Bm Find a place where I can stay G G n.c. And once I'm there I'm never going away so Chorus: Hey, hey, hey From Portland, Maine to San Francisco Bay All across America along The Great Highway G Bright eyes like wishing wells A Instamatic kiss and tell Bm Optimistic self-belief (G-G/F#) x4 /e College girls with perfect teeth D Technicolor realism A in 20/20 vision Bm Animated multi-race (G-G/F#) x4 And always out there in your face A G Ooh la she'll be cruel if you upset her A And life is not a road movie G G n.c. So wake up to reality and Chorus: Hey, hey, hey, I'm driving on the interstate All across America, along The Great Highway G And even if the dream goes wrong A Bm G--G n.c. Still stay for the last song Repeat Chorus 2 (Ax8) D The great illusion it may be A But always something else to see Bm Always some little hick town G To pick you up when you are down D Another day, another shake A Malted with a slice of cake Bm G Lah di dah di dah di dah, Lah di dah di dah di dah, D At a jukebox in a smoky bar A A girl stands looking at the stars Bm Dressed in denim wearing shades G D And outside is The Great Highway A Bm G (I had this dream, America) D She sips a Coke walks away A It's just a second in her day Bm G But all her culture's on display D C9 She might be a dreamer G But maybe I'm a dreamer too Repeat Chorus 1 and continue progression Hey, hey, hey (x4) G A Hey
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