Angel from Montgomery

Intro: / G – C - / x4

G                  C     G                        C
I am an old woman named after my mother,
G                      C          D                      (G)
My old man is another child that's grown old.
G                      C                    G                  C
If dreams were lightning and thunder was desire,
G                                   C                  D              (G)
This old house would've burnt down a long time ago.

Chorus:

G                 F               C             G
Make me an angel that flies from Montgomery.
G                 F               C        (G)
Make me a poster of an old rodeo.
G                   F                  C             G
Just give me one thing that I can hold on to.
G                        C                     D              (G) (x2)
To believe in this living is just a hard way to go.


G                     C         G                   C
When I was a young girl I had me a cowboy,

G                            C                   D                  (G)
He weren’t much to look at, just a free ramblin' man.

G                      C          G                            C
But that was a long time, and no matter how I try,

G                     C                  D              (G)
These dreams go by like a broken-down dam.

Chorus

G                           C       G                           C
There's flies in the kitchen, I can hear ‘em there buzzin'

G                       C                     D            (G)
and I ain't done nothin' since I woke up today.

G                            C     G                           C
How the hell can a person go to work in the mornin’

G                               C                           D         (G)
and come home in the evenin' and have nothin' to say?

Chorus 
G                        C (hold)          D (hold)    G (hold)
To believe in this living is just a hard way to go.