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» Rocky Mountain High

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1. He was born in the summer of his twenty-seventh year,

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coming home to a place he'd never been before.

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He left yesterday behind him, you might say he was born again,

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you might say he found the key to every door.


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2. When he first came to the mountains,  his life was far away,

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on the road and hanging by a song.

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Well the string`s already broken and he doesn't really care,

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it changes fast and it don't last too long.


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But The Colorado Rocky Mountain High,

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I've seen it raining fire in the sky.

G                        A              D                        G  ~

Shadow from the starlight is softer than a lullaby,

D - G - A                              D - G - A

Rocky Mountain High,          Rocky Mountain High.



3. Well he climbed cathedral mountains,

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he saw silver clouds below,

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he saw everything as far as you can see.

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They say that he got crazy once and he tried to touch the sun,

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he lost a friend but keep the memory.









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4. Now he walks in quiet solitude through the forests and the streams,

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seeking grace in every step he takes.

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His sight has turned inside himself to try and understand,

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the serenity of clear blue mountain lakes.


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And The Colorado Rocky Mountain high,

G                   A              D

I've seen it raining fire in the sky.

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Talk to God and listen to the casual reply.

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Rocky Mountain High,        Rocky Mountain High.



5. Now his life if full of wonder,

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but his heart still knows some fear,

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of the simple things he cannot comprehend.


Why they try and tear the mountains down

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to bring in a couple more, more people, more scars upon the land.


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And The Colorado Rocky Mountain high,

G                   A             D

I've seen it raining fire in the sky.

G                      A                        D                             G   ~

You know he'd be a poorer man if he never saw an eagle  fly.

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Rocky Mountain high, the Colorado Rocky Mountain high,

G                   A             D

I've seen it raining fire in the sky.

G                          A                   D                   G     ~

Friends around the campfire and everybody is high.

D - G - A

Rocky Mountain High... (rep. and fade)

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