Artist John Denver
Album Rocky Mountain High
Genre(s)
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Chords in this song

A chordB chordB7 chordD chordE chordGbm chord

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Intro -x2-: EE chord GbmGbm chord AA chord BB chord
                                
B7B7 chord     EE chord                          GbmGbm chord     DD chord       BB chord
He was born in the summer, of his twenty seventh year;
       EE chord                    GbmGbm chord    DD chord      BB chord
Coming home to a place he'd never been before
   EE chord
He left yesterday behind him,
              GbmGbm chord     DD chord     BB chord     
you might say he was born again
          EE chord              GbmGbm chord      DD chord     BB chord
You might say he found a key for every door


        EE chord                                GbmGbm chord       DD chord    BB chord
When he first came to the mountains, his life was far away;
       EE chord        GbmGbm chord      DD chord    BB chord
On the road and hanging by a song
        EE chord                               GbmGbm chord      DD chord      BB chord
But the string's already broken, and he doesn't really care;
         EE chord                  GbmGbm chord       DD chord        BB chord
It keeps changing fast, and it don't last for long


        AA chord        BB chord              EE chord
But the Colorado Rocky Mountain high
     AA chord               BB chord           EE chord
I've seen it raining fire in the sky
    AA chord               BB chord            EE chord             BB chord    AA chord
The shadow from the starlight is softer than a lullaby 
      BB chord        EE chord   GbmGbm chord    AA chord
Rocky Mountain high, Colorado
      BB chord        EE chord   GbmGbm chord    AA chord     B7B7 chord
Rocky Mountain high, Colorado


   EE chord                                   GbmGbm chord     DD chord        BB chord
He climbed cathedral mountains, he saw silver clouds below;
       EE chord             GbmGbm chord     DD chord       BB chord
he saw everything as far as you can see
         EE chord
And they say that he got crazy once,
       GbmGbm chord       DD chord         BB chord
and he tried to touch the sun;
       EE chord                 GbmGbm chord   DD chord       BB chord
And he lost a friend but kept the memory


       EE chord                            GbmGbm chord      DD chord       BB chord
Now he walks in quiet solitude, the forests and the streams;
        EE chord        GbmGbm chord    DD chord       BB chord
seeking grace in every step he takes 
    EE chord                                  GbmGbm chord      DD chord    BB chord
His sight has turned inside himself to try and understand;
    EE chord             GbmGbm chord         DD chord        BB chord
the serenity of a clear blue mountain lake


        AA chord        BB chord              EE chord
And the Colorado Rocky Mountain high
     AA chord               BB chord           EE chord
I've seen it raining fire in the sky
AA chord               BB chord             EE chord      BB chord AA chord
talk to God and listen to the casual reply
      BB chord        EE chord   GbmGbm chord    AA chord
Rocky Mountain high, Colorado
      BB chord        EE chord   GbmGbm chord    AA chord     B7B7 chord
Rocky Mountain high, Colorado


        EE chord
Now his life is full of wonder,
        GbmGbm chord          DD chord          BB chord
but his heart still knows some fear;
     EE chord            GbmGbm chord        DD chord     BB chord
of a simple thing he cannot comprehend
EE chord               
Why they try to tear the mountains down,
   GbmGbm chord         DD chord      BB chord
To bring in a couple more;
     EE chord            GbmGbm chord     DD chord       BB chord
more people, more scars upon the land


        AA chord        BB chord              EE chord
And the Colorado Rocky Mountain high
     AA chord               BB chord           EE chord
I've seen it raining fire in the sky
AA chord                BB chord                EE chord            BB chord     AA chord
I know he'd be a poorer man if he never saw an eagle fly
      BB chord        EE chord   GbmGbm chord    AA chord
Rocky Mountain high, Colorado
      BB chord        EE chord   GbmGbm chord    AA chord     B7B7 chord
Rocky Mountain high, Colorado


        AA chord        BB chord              EE chord
And the Colorado Rocky Mountain high
     AA chord               BB chord           EE chord
I've seen it raining fire in the sky
AA chord                  BB chord            EE chord    BB chord      AA chord
Friends around the campfire and everybody's high
      BB chord        EE chord   GbmGbm chord    AA chord
Rocky Mountain high, Colorado
      BB chord        EE chord   GbmGbm chord    AA chord     B7B7 chord
Rocky Mountain high, Colorado
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