Tom: C Intro: Am7 D7 Am7 D7 Am7 D7 Moon shining down through the palms Am7 D7 Shadows moving on the sand Am7 D7 Somebody whispering the twenty-third psalm Am7 D7 Dusty rifle in his trembling hands Am7 D7 Somebody trying just to stay alive Am7 D7 He got promises to keep Am7 D7 Over the ocean in America Am7 D7 Far away and fast asleep F G F G Am A Am Silent stars blinking in the blackness of an endless sky F G F G Am A Am Cold silver satellites, ghostly caravans passing by F G F G Galaxies unfolding, new worlds being born Dm D Dm Pilgrims and prodigals creeping toward the dawn C E Am But it's a long road out of Eden Am7 D7 Am7 D7 Am7 D7 Music blasting from an SUV Am7 D7 On a bright and sunny day am7 D7 Rolling down the interstate Am7 D7 In the good ol' USA Am7 D7 Having lunch at the petroleum club Am7 D7 Smokin' fine cigars and swappin' lives Am7 D7 He said: "gimme 'nother slice o' that barbecued brisket!" Am7 D7 "gimme 'nother piece o' that pecan pie!" F G F G Am A Am Freeways flickering, cell phones chiming a tune F G F G Am A Am We're riding to utopia, road map says we'll be arriving soon F G F G Captains of the old order clinging to the reins Dm D Dm Assuring us these aches inside are only growing pains C E Am But it's a long road out of Eden Am C G / Am C D Am / Am C G / Am C D Am F G Back home I was so certain F G The path was very clear Dm D Dm But now I have to wonder: "what are we doing here?" F G I'm not counting on tomorrow F G And I can't tell wrong from right Dm D Dm But I'd give anything to be there in your arms tonight Solo accomp. (A Em Dm Em ) Am7 D7 Am7 D7 Am7 D7 Weaving down the American highway Am7 D7 Through the litter and the wreckage and the cultural junk Am7 D7 Bloated with entitlement, loaded on propaganda Am7 D7 And now we're driving dazed and drunk Am7 Been down the road to Damascus, D7 The road to Mandalay Am7 D7 Met the ghost of Caesar on the Appian way Am7 D7 He said, "it's hard to stop this bingeing, once you get a taste." Am7 D7 "but the road to empire is a bloody stupid waste." F G F G Behold the bitten apple - the power of the tools Dm D Dm But all the knowledge in the world is of no use to fools C E Am And it's a long road out of Eden.... Outro: Am7 D7 …..