The Big Easy

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(capo on fret 6)

{Chorus}
Em-----C-------G-------D----------Em-----
One last trip in me, I'll see the Big Easy,
------C--------G-------------D----
like I did as a happy young man.
-----Em----------C---------
The bus ticket's one way,
G------------D------------Em-----
bound to relive beauty sleazy,
------C-------------------G------------D------
that I bought with my wrinkled old hand.
Em-------C-----G-------D-----------Em--------
One last trip in me, I'll see golden trumpets
-----C-----------------G----------D------
like I heard when I knew who I was.
----Em----------C---------------G--------D------
And once last dance with the painted ladies
-------Em-------------------C-------
who'd tease me, like they did here
G--------------D-----------Em----------
before all the fuzz in my head.

C----------------G--------------------------D---------
I'm scared. But I think I know what I'm doing here.
-------Em-------------C------
In this town. This old man-
------------G-----------------------D-------------
I'm gonna sip a whiskey with my withered hand,
-------Em------------C----
And recall... All the fun.
----------G--------------------D------------
That this life had gave me under the sun,
-----Em--------------------C-----------
And say thanks. And feel good.
------------G-------------------------D----------
For all the times I had back when I understood.

{chorus}

And my brain. I started missing words and didn't feel the same,
As I should. But I'm still me. So I'm checking out out while I can still live free,
And who knows? They might be proud? If at this classy exit, I was singing loud,
In this town. New Orleans. About the friends that made me, and the family that saved me and the wife I loved when I was still complete!

{chorus}

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from Cold and Free, released August 20, 2016

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The Whiskey Predicament is Nate recording original tunes on lo-fi equipment. Nate enjoys comics, surfing, pipes, presidents, hamburgers and whiskey. You can contact him at nathanfey@gmail.com

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