in my time of need
words and music by david ryan adams
barland music (bmi)

transcribed by jerry martin

Very simple, yet effective song. Capo at third fret. Chord Names represent actual chord shapes. For example, a C Chord with a capo at the third fret would actually sound like an Eb.
 

          C      G         C       G
will you comfort me in my time of need?

         C             G                D
can you take away the pain and hurtful deeds?

                C        G                C      G
because when we need it most, there's no rain at all

     C            G                  D
and dust settles right there on the feed.

         Am          B/G     C
will you say to me a little rain's gonna come?

         G               C       D
when the sky can't offer none to me

             Am           B/G     C
cause i will come for you when my days are through

         G                   C
and i'll let your smile just off and carry me.
 

Play intro
 

                C             G
cause when the company comes down

               C              G
we'll take the truck on into town

        C        G                D
and buy whatever we can't seem to grow

           C              G
work these hands til they bleed

             C         G
cause i got mouths to feed

          C               G              D
and i got fifteen dollars hid above the stove

         Am          B/G     C
will you say to me a little rain's gonna come?

         G               C       D
when the sky can't offer none to me

              Am          B/G     C
cause i will come for you when my days are through

          G                  C
and i'll let your smile just off and carry me.
 

Play Intro
 

                C       G           C        G
cause it ain't like it was on back in those days

     C              G              D
when everyone would offer up their hand

           C        G                C     G
these old bones are worn, i've grown tiresome

  C                G           D
i know my time is surely gonna come.

          Am         B/G   C
will you comfort me in my time of need?

         G                      C      D
can you take away the pain and hurtful deeds?

             Am           B/G      C
cause i will come for you when my days are through

         G                   C
and i'll let your smile just off and carry me.
 

Play Intro
 

         C       G                     C       G
lord we married young and stayed where we came from

     C                   G             D
and gave those children everything we had

          C         G        C       G
will you stay with me in my time of need?

          C                G                D
though it seems we had such little time for us.

         Am           B/G    C
will you say to me a little rain's gonna come?

         G               C       D
when the sky can't offer none to me

             Am           B/G     C
cause i will come for you when my days are through

          G                  C
and i'll let your smile just off and carry me.
 

corrections?

*losering*