Carefree Highway

Gordon Lightfoot

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Capo 2nd fret
Intro: | D C | G Asus4 | A |

D             A            F#               Bm A  
Pickin up the pieces of my sweet, shattered dream
  G              D               Asus4    A
I wonder how the old folks are tonight
    D                A                 F#           Bm 
Her name was Ann and I'll be damned if I recall her face
G               A               D
She left me not knowing what to do.

         C       G       A            D
Carefree highway, let me slip away on you
         C       G            A 
Carefree highway, you've seen better days
    Bm            A             G         D/F#  Esus4 E
The morning after blues from my head down to my shoes
D         C       G       Asus4     A             D
 Carefree highway, let me slip away, slip away on you

| D C | G Asus4 A | D C | G Asus4 | A |

D                A            F#           Bm A  
Turnin' back the pages to the times I love best
  G                D           Asus4    A
I wonder if she'll ever do the same
        D                 A              F#         Bm 
Now the thing that I call living is just being satisfied
     G             A              D
With knowin' I got no one left to blame

         C       G         A               D
Carefree highway, I got to see you, my old flame
         C       G            A 
Carefree highway, you've seen better days
    Bm            A             G         D/F#  Esus4 E
The morning after blues from my head down to my shoes
D         C       G       Asus4     A             D
 Carefree highway, let me slip away, slip away on you

| D C | G Asus4 A | D C | G Asus4 | A |

D                     A               F#              Bm A  
Searchin' through the fragments of my dream shattered sleep
  G             D                     Asus4    A
I wonder if the years have closed her mind
  D                A              F#            Bm 
I guess it must be wander lust or trying to get free
         G                 A               D
From the good old faithful feeling we once knew

         C       G       A            D
Carefree highway, let me slip away on you
         C       G            A 
Carefree highway, you've seen better days
    Bm            A             G         D/F#  Esus4 E
The morning after blues from my head down to my shoes
D         C       G       Asus4     A             D   C
 Carefree highway, let me slip away, slip away on you
G       A            D
 Let me slip away on you
         C       G         A               D
Carefree highway, I got to see you, my old flame
         C       G            A 
Carefree highway, you've seen better days
    Bm            A             G         D/F#  Esus4 E
The morning after blues from my head down to my shoes
D         C       G       Asus4     A             D
 Carefree highway, let me slip away, slip away on you

| D C | G Asus4 A | (repeat and fade)