The Killers strumming pattern and tabs ukulele piano

Terrible Thing

Capo 3rd Fret

C x32010
G 320033
Am x02210
F 133211

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[Intro]
C   
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[Verse 1]
     C              G                   C
The parking lot is rammed with shotgun pickup trucks
        F                                C 
At the Jones Rubber plant where all the guys end up
 F                                         C
Beer-drinking boy scouts living life like they ain't stuck
           Am          G                           F    
On these quicksand streets with their girls in a sling
           Am              G                  C
I'm in my bedroom on the verge of a terrible thing

[Verse 2]
                 C               G                     C  
Around here, we all take up our cross and hang on His holy name
         F                                          C   
But the cards that I was dealt will get you thrown out of the game
     F                                                    C 
Hey momma, can't you see your boy is wrapped up in the strangle silk
         Am      G                     F       
Of this cobweb town where culture is king?
           Am              G                   C  
I'm in my bedroom on the verge of a terrible thing

[Chorus]
            F   Am                     C  
I close my eyes.... and think of the water
            F        Am               G
Out at the Salt Creek... when I was young

[Verse 3]
 C                G               C    
Down at Old Mill Park, half the town's in tow
     F                               C
To crown the Bathing Beauty of the rodeo
            F                                       C   
While her mother fights back proud tears a young cowboy gives the nod
            Am                G                       F    
The chute opens, bull draws blood, and the gift is accepted by God
           Am                  G                      F
The chute opens, bull draws blood, and the gift is accepted by God
         Am              G                   F
In this barbed wire town... of barbed wire dreams
           Am              G                   C
I'm in my bedroom on the verge of a terrible thing

[Chorus]
            F   Am                     C  
I close my eyes.... and think of the water
            F        Am               G
Out at the Salt Creek... when I was young
            F   Am                     C  
I close my eyes.... and think of the water
            F        Am               G
Out at the Salt Creek... when I was young

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