Dwight Yoakam - Darkest Hour Guitar Chords

Dwight Yoakam

country, country rock, cowboy western, nashville sound

Chords: G, C, D
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The Darkest Hour
Author:  Traditional
Performer:  Dwight Yoakam
CD:  "South of Heaven, West of Hell" soundtrack (Delta Deuce Films/Goldmount
Pictures/Trimark     Picture  Reprise Records)
Submitted by:  jdkennedy77@aol.com
Notes:  This is a pretty easy little song, but you really need to listen to
the CD to get that Dwight feel for bass runs and vocalization.  Otherwise,
nothing fancy to worry about.

G                   C           G
The darkest hour is just before dawn.
                     D
The narrow way leads home.
    G                 C      G
Lay down your soul at Jesus’ feet.
                     D           G
The darkest hour is just before dawn.

G                   C
The saddest soul is thinking,
     G                 D
Of a day that’s almost gone.
      G               C
Still darkness falls around us,
    G       D       G
And we must journey on.

[Chorus] x3
G                          C
Like a shepherd out on the mountain,
  G                         D
A-watching his sheep down below,
     G              C
He’s coming back to claim us.
     G      D        G
Will you be ready to go?

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