John Denver - Rocky Mountain High chords

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He was born in the summer, of his twenty seventh year;
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Coming home to a place he'd never been before
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He left yesterday behind him,
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you might say he was born again
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You might say he found a key for every door


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


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


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


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


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And the Colorado Rocky Mountain high
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I've seen it raining fire in the sky
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talk to God and listen to the casual reply
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Rocky Mountain high, Colorado
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Rocky Mountain high, Colorado


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


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


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And the Colorado Rocky Mountain high
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I've seen it raining fire in the sky
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Friends around the campfire and everybody's high
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Rocky Mountain high, Colorado
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Rocky Mountain high, Colorado
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