Songs by Chris Morin

And Now
Caught
Shortcomings
Lucky
Not Alone
Lookin
Bring Out Your Dead
Always
Outer Space
The End
Insatiable Need
Another Life
Right Before Your Very Eyes
History Will Teach Us
Don't Want To Leave It All Behind
Nobody's Saying What To Do
You Give It All Away (Audio)
Everybody Wants You To Walk Away
Everybody Knows It
Look In The Mirror
Going Home Again
Loyalty (Audio)
Evil Lizard Woman Part 2 (Video)
I'll Stay (Audio)
No Place To Turn (Audio)
I'm Coming Down (Audio)
Everyone Knows That I Love You (Audio)
I'm Going To Break (Audio)
Everyone's Seen You Crying (Audio)
I Got Everything For Christmas (Acoustic Demo), (Final Version)
Free (Audio)
Gone (Audio)
Another Way (Audio)
The Ole Misty Holler Project Introduction
Ole Misty Holler Chapter 1: Walk Around (Audio)
Ole Misty Holler Chapter 2: Ole Misty County (Audio)
Ole Misty Holler Chapter 3: Better In Time (Audio)
Ole Misty Holler Chapter 4: I Love You More Than You Do (Audio)
Ole Misty Holler Chapter 5: Ole Misty Holler (Audio)
Ole Misty Holler Chapter 6: These Are Those Songs (Audio)
Ole Misty Holler Chapter 7: Spook Hill (Audio)
Ole Misty Holler Chapter 8: Ole Misty Highway (Audio)
Ole Misty Holler Chapter 9: Holiday (Audio)
Ole Misty Holler Chapter 10: So Why Don't You (Audio)
Ole Misty Holler Chapter 11: So Sorry, So Wrong (Video) (Audio)
Ole Misty Holler Chapter 12: Holla In The Holler (Audio)
Your Heartland (Audio)
Blue Jeans And T-Shirts (Audio)
Unfair (Audio)
Prisoner Of Alcatraz (Audio)
Sweet Face Woman (Audio)
Today (Audio)
Melbourne City (Acoustic Demo .m4a), (Acoustic Demo .mp3), (Final Version)
Don't Go Near Her (Audio)
I'm Gonna Be (Audio)
All My Waking Hours (Audio)
Don't Care (Audio)
So Much Better (Audio)
Ebola Rock N' Rolla (Audio)
Look Back (Audio)
Blocking My Sunshine (Audio)
NEW!My Bittersweet (Audio)
NEW!Break And Die


And Now - Capo First Fret Standard Tuning

Asus4            Am      G
And now that you see me
                      Em
Was it everything you hoped for?
Asus4            Am      G
And now that you fear me
                         Em
Was it worth the price I paid or more?
Asus4       Am       G
Living this life for
           Em
you and no other.

Chorus:

D        C            D
Now I am all alone again
            C                    D
Now that my spirit has fallen when
              C              D
Now that I've lost my way again
               Em
will you still love me?
D        C            D
Now I am all alone again
            C                    D
Now that my spirit has fallen when
              C              D
Now that I've lost my way again
               Em            Asus4  Am G 
will you still love me?
               Em            Asus4  Am G  Em
will you still love me?

Asus4            Am        G
And now that the time has
            Em
Made me all weary
Asus4           Am       G
And now that my time has
           Em
Drawn to a close
Asus4     Am      G
I will be living
           Em
Just for a moment

Chorus:

D        C            D
Now I am all alone again
            C                    D
Now that my spirit has fallen when
              C              D
Now that I've lost my way again
               Em
will you still love me?
D        C            D
Now I am all alone again
            C                    D
Now that my spirit has fallen when
              C              D
Now that I've lost my way again
               Em            Asus4  Am G
will you still love me?
               Em            Asus4  Am G  Em
will you still love me?

Caught - Capo Fourth Fret Standard Tuning

Am D Am D G

Am          C                     G
Billy was a young boy from the street
Am              C                G
Trying hard but not making ends meet
D               C
Stole a car and drove away
D                C
Thought he could get away
D                C
Never stopped to think
              G
He'd get caught
D                C
Never stopped to think
              G
He'd get caught

D C G

Am          C                   G
Billy was a young boy on the street
Am            C                  G
Now he's in a cell six by eight feet
D                     C
Now he's doing ten to twenty
D                      C
Thinking it's not very funny
D              C
Wishing he had never
         G
been caught
D               C
Wishing he had never
         G
been caught
C              D
Wishing he had never
C                     D
Wish he had been more clever
C              D
Wishing he had never
          G
been caught

been caught

been caught

been caught

Am D Am D Am D G

Shortcomings - Capo Fourth Fret Standard Tuning

G riff

C          D                   G riff
Why do you blame the president?
C          D                    G riff
Why do you blame the government?
C          D     G                    Em
Why do you blame everyone but yourself?
C             D                 G riff
Why don't you blame somebody else
           C                  D riff
You should blame somebody else
C            D riff
somebody else
C             D
Blame yourself
                     G riff
For your shortcomings

C D pause  G riff
C pause  D pause  G riff

C          D                   G riff
Why do you blame the president?
C          D                    G riff
Why do you blame the government?
C          D                  G             Em
Why do you think there's this big conspiracy?
C             D                 G riff
Why don't you blame somebody else
C                  D riff
blame somebody else
C            D riff
somebody else
C             D
Blame yourself
                     G riff
For your shortcomings
C             D
Blame yourself
                     G riff
For your shortcomings
C             D riff
Blame yourself
C             D riff
Blame yourself
C             D
Blame yourself
                     G riff
For your shortcomings


Lucky - Capo First Fret Standard Tuning

G                  D             C riff                
We're the luckiest people in the world
G                    D       C
We'll face the world you and me
G            D             C riff         
The luckiest people in the world
G     D      C
Happy as can be

Em               Am
No anger in your mind
   D             C
No weight of the world
   Em           Am            D
No hate in your depth of your soul
     Em           Am
Just love in your heart
         D         C
And free spirit of time
Em              Am     D
Love will never let us gooooo

G                  D             C riff                
We're the luckiest people in the world
G                    D       C
We'll face the world you and me
G            D             C riff         
The luckiest people in the world
G     D      C
Happy as can be


Em               Am
No anger in your mind
   D             C
No weight of the world
   Em           Am            D
No hate in your depth of your soul
     Em           Am
Just love in your heart
         D         C
And free spirit of time
Em              Am     D
Love will never let us gooooo


Em             Am    D
Let's face the world together
Em             Am    D
Let's face the world together
Em             Am    D
Let's face the world together
Em          Am      D
We're lucky you and me.


Not Alone - Capo First Fret Standard Tuning

G                        C
You were driving on some lonesome highway
G          C
I was on a greyhound bus
G                  C
You were lost in a sea of sadness
G                   C 
I wondered what had happened to us
D                          C
Everybody wants to face the world they're living
D                           C
Everybody wants to take the long road home

G                   C
You broke down near Raleigh Durham
G           C
Mine on the 95
G                              C
What else could happen on this lonely evening?
G                   C
What was I thinking at the time?
D                          C
Everybody wants to face the world they're living
D                           C
Everybody wants to take the long road home
        G         C
But not alone
        G         C
But not alone

F C G

Are you thinking of me?

F C G

The way I'm thinking of you?

F C G

What are we gonna do?

F C G
            C  G
When we get home?
            C  G
When we get home?
D                          C
Everybody wants to face the world they're living
D                           C
Everybody wants to take the long road home
        G         C
But not alone
        G         C
But not alone

G               C
I walked into a bar that evening
G                     C
Thought that you were long long gone
G                         C   
Then I smelled that sweet perfume you were wearing
G         C
Boy was I wrong wrong wrong
D                          C
Everybody wants to face the world they're living
D                           C
Everybody wants to take the long road home
        G         C
But not alone
        G         C
But not alone

F C G

Are you thinking of me?

F C G

The way I'm thinking of you?

F C G

What are we gonna do?

F C G
            C  G
When we get home?
            C  G
When we get home?
D                          C
Everybody wants to face the world they're living
D                           C
Everybody wants to take the long road home
D                          C
Everybody wants to face the world they're living
D                           C
Everybody wants to take the long road home
        G         C
But not alone
    G         C
Not alone.
    G         C
Not alone.
    G         C       G
Not alone.


Lookin - Capo First Fret Standard Tuning

G
You were looking at me I was looking at you
                  C
What are we gonna do?
                  G
What are we gonna do?

You were looking at me I was looking at you
                  C
What are we gonna do?
                  G
What are we gonna do?

D C G

Everybody's looking now

D C G

Everybody's looking now

D C G

Everybody's looking now

D C
                 G
Lookin at me and you

C           G
Everybody's sayin
C         G
Everybody talks
C           G
Everybody's lookin
D                G
Lookin at me and you

Repeat All




Bring Out Your Dead - Standard Tuning

G           C         D
How can you bury your family
            G                C    D
When you're six feet under water?
G           C          D
How can you eat and be clean
            G                C    D
When the world's been blown asunder 
G        C D
Bring out
          G         C D
You gotta bring out
G        C D
Bring out
          G         C D
You gotta bring out
G           C            D
How can you think of the future
         G                  C    D
When the past's been thrown away
G           C          D
How can you think of tomorrow
            G                        C    D
When you'll barely make it through today
G        C D
Bring out
          G         C D
You gotta bring out
G        C D
Bring out
          G         C D
You gotta bring out
Em             Am
Bring out your dead
Em             Am
Bring out your dead
Em             Am
Bring out your dead
G        C D
Now
          G         C D
You gotta bring out
G        C D
Bring out
          G         C D
You gotta bring out
G        C D
Bring out
          G         C D
You gotta bring out
G        C D
Bring out
          G         C D     G
You gotta bring out



Always - Capo Second Fret Standard Tuning

A D E A D E A D E A D E

A         D             E
How long? How long will I be there?
A         D              E
How long? As long as you want me
A         D          E       A       D E A
How long? As long as you are there.

A          D          E
You didn't want me to go
A          D          E
You didn't want me to stay
A
How long baby
D                E       A     D  E
How long will it be this way?
A           D          E
You are the love of my life yeah
A           D          E
The love we have is so true
A           D          E         A        D  E
Why oh why, why do you say we're through?

D                    A
So hold me close now baby
D                        A
And let me stay one more night
D                             A
It'll only take one more kiss baby
E                          A     
To know you're mine always mine

A D E A D E A D E A D E

A          D          E
You didn't want me to know
A         D        E
Your love had gone away
A
How long baby
D                E         A     D  E
How long did you feel this way?
A            D          E
You were the love of my life yeah
A           D          E
The love we had was so true
A           D           E         A        D  E
Why oh why, why did you say we're through?

D                    A
So hold me close now baby
D                        A
And let me stay one more night
D                             A
It'll only take one more kiss baby
E                          A     D  E
To know you're mine always mine
A         D             E
How long? How long will I be there?
A         D              E
How long? As long as you want me
A        
How long?
   D       E       A
As long as you are there.
   D       E       A
As long as you are there.
   D       E       A
As long as you are there.
   D       E       A      
As long as you are there.

D E A D E A D E A D A E A



Outer Space - Capo Seventh Fret Standard Tuning

Am    C    Am    C    Am    C    Am    C

Am                  C
I was looking for a place
                       Am    C
Looking for a place to hide
Am                      C
I went looking for some strength
                         Am    C
But it wasn't there that night

Em    Am            G
I was lost in outer space
Am
alive
Em     Am            G
I went looking for a place
Am
of mine
Em    Am            G
I was lost in outer space
Am
alive
Em     Am            G
I went looking for a place
                       Am    C    Am    C
looking for a place to hide

Am                  C
I was looking for a place
                       Am    C
Looking for a place to hide
Am                      C
I went looking for some strength
                         Am    C
But it wasn't there that night

Em       Am                  G		
I wish I could just find the strength
Am
in time
Em       Am                  G       
I wish I could just tell you why
Am
tonight
Em       Am                  G
I wish I could just find the strength
Am
in time
Em     Am                  G
Wish I could just tell you why
                           Am     G
I'm looking for a place to hide
                           Am     G
I'm looking for a place to hide
                           Am     G
I'm looking for a place to hide
                           Am     G
I'm looking for a place to hide

Em    Am            G
I was lost in outer space
Am
alive
Em    Am            G
I was lost in outer space
Em    Am            G
I was lost in outer space
Am
alive
Em    Am            G
I was lost in outer space
                       Am    C    Am
Looking for a place to hide



The End - Standard Tuning old spaghetti Western movie feel

Thank you Stephen King for your great stories!

Intro: Em  NC  Em  NC  Em  NC  Em

Em
I've gone back to the beginning
     G                   NC  Em   NC  Em
even though I've reached the end.
Em
I've done a lot in Mid-world
         G         NC  Em  NC  Em
but I'll do it all again.
C            G
Stand and be true.
          D                 Em
There are other worlds than these.
C            G
Stand and be true.
          D                 
There are other worlds 
                  Em      NC  Em  NC  Em
other worlds than these.

C  G  D  Em

C  G  D  Em

C  G  D  Em

C  G  D

Em  NC  Em  NC  Em  NC  Em

Em
Chased the man through the desert,
           G        NC  Em   NC  Em 
dropped my son in a revine.
Em
Loved a woman more than life
        G            NC  Em   NC  Em
and the future's the Beam.
C            G
Stand and be true.
     D              Em
Hile Gunslingers to me!
C            G
Stand and be true.
     D             
Hile Gunslingers
               Em      NC  Em  NC  Em
Gunslingers to me!

C  G  D  Em

C  G  D  Em

C  G  D  Em

C  G  D

Em  NC  Em  NC  Em  NC  Em

Em
There's the Dark Man, the train,
            G              NC  Em   NC  Em     
the walking dude, the evil King,
Em
the wicked witch,
            G           NC  Em   NC  Em
the Wolves, the robot and 19.
C            G
Stand and be true.
     D              Em
Hile Gunslingers to me!
C            G
Stand and be true.
     D              Em
Hile Gunslingers to me!
C            G
Stand and be true.
          D                 Em
There are other worlds than these.
C            G
Stand and be true.
          D                 
There are other worlds 
                  Em      NC  Em  NC  Em  NC Em
other worlds than these.

Em
I've gone back to the beginning
     G                   NC  Em   NC  Em
even though I've reached the end.
Em
I've gone back to the beginning
     G                   NC  Em   NC  Em
even though I've reached the end.
Em
I've gone back to the beginning
     G                   NC  Em   NC  Em
even though I've reached the end.
Em
I've gone back to the beginning
     G
even though
                 Em  NC  Em  NC  Em
I've reached the end.



Insatiable Need - Standard Tuning

Em G D C
Em G D G
Em G D C
Em G D G

C       G           D       Em
I don't want what I don't believe in
C       G            D        Em
I don't need my life to be complete
C       G            D           Em
I don't need to keep up with the Joneses
    G        D        C        Em
But everyone has an insatiable need
G        D        C        G       
Everyone has an insatiable need

Em   G      D C
I am living.
Em     G              D         G
I have done more than I could believe.
Em   G      D C
I am living.
    Em       G        D        G
But everyone has an insatiable need.
Em       G        D        G
Everyone has an insatiable need.

Em G D C
Em G D G

C       G            D    Em
I don't want my life complcated
C       G           D     Em
I just want my life to be free
C       G          D     Em
I don't need a lot to be happy
    G        D        C        Em
But everyone has an insatiable need
G        D        C        G       
Everyone has an insatiable need

Em   G      D C
I am living.
Em     G              D         G
I have done more than I could believe.
Em   G      D C
I am living.
    Em       G        D        G
But everyone has an insatiable need.
Em       G        D        G
Everyone has an insatiable need.
    Em       G        D        G
But everyone has an insatiable need.
Em       G        D        G
Everyone has an insatiable need.

Em G D C
Em G D G



Another Life - Standard Tuning

G      D               Am                           G
Yeah I was the one you led around like a puppy on a string
    D             Am                               G
You took me for a long walk off a short pier for nothing
        D                         Am                            G
But now looking back you were the thorn in everyone's blistered side
        D                      Am                              G                                
And yet somehow I wish I could go back and make everything all right
  D    Am      C
I need another life
G D                 Am          C
I need more time to make things right
G D    Am      C
I need another life
G D                 Am          C
I need more time to make things right
G           D  Am
This time

Repeat All

G D C

I need it

G D C

It wasn't right the first time

G D C

Yeah I need it 

     D
More time more time more time more time

G D    Am      C
I need another life
G D                 Am          C
I need more time to make things right
G D    Am      C
I need another life
G D                 Am          C
I need more time to make things right
G           D  Am
This time
G D    Am      C
I need
G D    Am      C
I need
G D    Am      C
I need
G
More time.


Right Before Your Very Eyes 

C                                    D C
You were looking to God for answers
                             D c
I was looking the other way
                                   D C
You were looking for an adventure
                                     D C
The past is all that makes you okay
                            D C
But now life a cruel world
                                   D C
Sucks you down and melts you away
                       D C
Fear's not the answer 
                                 D C
Come and take me, take me today

D C G C 

          G
Cause I'm here....
F                 C
Right before your very eyes
    G
I'm here....
F               C
You and me it's no surprise
F                C
In your eyes I'm lost tonight
F                 C
In your arms I'll be all right
F                 C
Right before your very eyes
F                 C
Right before your very eyes.
F                 C
Right before your very eyes.



History Will Teach Us - Capo Fourth Fret

Notes: This song was written 8/23/2009 at 9:52 AM. I was starting to play guitar again after a long break.
When I came up with what sounded like a song I used my iPhone's Voice Memos feature and started recording.
What resulted is the following eight songs. They're short, not very complicated but some are quite revealing.
All contain a part of me and mean more to me than anyone will know. The first one is a song filled with
hope. By the end of the eighth song I'd like to think that the songs come full circle.

G
History will teach us

History will teach us
       C
Not to give up
       G
Not to give up

History will show us

History will show us
       C
Not to give up
         G
It'll be alright
        D          C
But you look at me tonight
    D          C
you look at me tonight
    D          C
you look at me tonight
     G
It's alright. 


Don't Want To Leave It All Behind

Notes: This song was written 8/23/2009 at 2:11 PM. I think we all have our internal struggles. Some of us more than others.

D
I don't want to leave it all

I don't want to leave it all
    C       G                D
But part of me just wants to go

I don't want to leave my home

But I don't know where else go
C       G                D
Part of me just wants to go

      C                           G       
But I don't, don't, don't want to leave it all
C                           G
Don't, don't, don't want to leave it all 
C                           G
Don't, don't, don't want to leave it all
D
Behind
      C                           G                           
But I don't, don't, don't want to leave it all
C                           G
Don't, don't, don't want to leave it all 
C                           G
Don't, don't, don't want to leave it all
D
Behind

D
I don't want to say you're wrong

But I'm afraid to say I'm right
       C           G        D
Either way I can't sleep at night

All I want is to rock and roll

But I don't know which way to go
  C                G      D   
I don't know which way to go

    C                             G
But I don't, don't, don't want to leave it all
C                           G
Don't, don't, don't want to leave it all 
  C                           G
I don't, don't, don't want to leave it all
D
Behind
        C                           G
Cause I don't, don't, don't want to leave it all
C                           G
Don't, don't, don't want to leave it all 
C                           G
Don't, don't, don't want to leave it all
D
Behind



Nobody's Saying What To Do

Notes: This song was written 8/31/2009 at 9:54 PM. This was a very difficult song for me. I recorded it but when I went back to it I couldn't figure out what chords I
had used so I re-wrote it. It's close but not quite what was recorded. In a way, this version is slightly better. 

C
Everybody's got an opinion

Everybody's saying it is true

Everybody's got all the answers

Everyone that is except you

Am          G            C           Am
Everybody's saying it is so wrong oh oh
         G              C
Nobody's saying what to do
Am          G            C           Am
Everybody's saying it is so wrong oh oh
         G              C 
Nobody's saying what to do



You Give It All Away

Notes: This song was written 9/12/2009 10:08 PM. During this time I was listening to two very different artists: Tyrone Wells and Linkin Park.
Everyone knows Linkin Park. Tyrone Wells is a soulful singer and is just on the cusp of something really big. Some of his music has been
featured in Grey's Anatomy ads on television. He was on tour with Better Than Ezra and I got to see him live. I liked what I heard so I went out
and purchased two of his records. A couple of his songs really struck a chord - literally. I learned how to play a few of his songs and really
like the song More. I recorded a version of that song during this time and would consider that song number nine in this group of eight songs.
Number ten would be the Bill Withers classic Ain't No Sunshine. 

Cadd9
You give it all away
                 F
then you want it back.
             Cadd9
Every single day
                 F
there's no going back.
                Cadd9
You give it all away
                      F
and then you want it back.
                Cadd9
You give it all away 
                     F
but there's no going back.
G                  D
Everybody wants it all
           C                                   G
but you're saving a piece of your soul for yourself.
Cadd9    F    Cadd9    F
Tonight.


 
Everybody Wants You To Walk Away

Notes: This song was written 9/24/2009 at 9:46 PM. There's a lot of Neil Young in this song.

Em Am Em Am Em Am Em Am

Em                  Am   Em                 Am   Em                  Am   Em                  Am
Everybody's looking now, everybody's saying how, everybody's talking now, everybody's looking down
Em                    Am   Em                  Am   Em                   Am   Em                   Am
Everybody's screaming now, everybody's yelling how, everybody's shoutin' now, everybody's throwing down
G    D                 C
Everybody wants you to walk away
G    D                 C
Everybody wants you to walk away
G    D                 C
Everybody wants you to walk away
G    D                 C         Em Am Em Am Em Am Em Am
Everybody wants you to walk away now.

Em                 Am   Em                   Am   Em                   Am   Em                  Am
Everybody's hopin' now, everybody's wondrin' how, everybody's dreamin' now, everybody's leaving town
Em                    Am   Em                  Am   Em                   Am   Em                   Am
Everybody's screaming now, everybody's yelling now, everybody's shoutin' now, everybody's throwing down
G    D                 C                
Everybody wants you to walk away
G    D                 C
Everybody wants you to walk away
G    D                 C
Everybody wants you to walk away
G    D                 C         Em Am Em Am Em Am Em Am
Everybody wants you to walk away now.
Em Am Em Am Em Am Em Am
Now. 

G    D                 C
Everybody wants you to walk away
G    D                 C
Everybody wants you to walk away
G    D                 C
Everybody wants you to walk away
G    D                 C
Everybody wants you to walk away

Em                  Am   Em                 Am   Em                  Am   Em                  Am
Everybody's looking now, everybody's saying how, everybody's talking now, everybody's looking down
Em                 Am   Em                   Am   Em                   Am   Em                  Am
Everybody's hopin' now, everybody's wondrin' how, everybody's dreamin' now, everybody's leaving town
Em                    Am   Em                  Am   Em                   Am   Em                   Am
Everybody's screaming now, everybody's yelling now, everybody's shoutin' now, everybody's throwing down.



Everybody Knows It - Capo Fourth Fret

Notes: This song was written 10/16/2009 at 10:53 PM.

D
Everybody knows it, everybody knows it
         C             G              D
But they don't want to say it to your face
D
Everybody knows it, everybody knows it
         C             G              D
But they don't want to say it to your face
C             G         C
Don't want to say it to you
                      G         C
No they don't want to say it to you
                      G              D
No they don't want to say it to your face
C                     G              D
No they don't want to say it to your face

Everybody knows it, everybody knows it
         C             G              D
But they don't want to say it to your face
     C             G              D
They don't want to say it to your face.



Look In The Mirror

Notes: This song was written 10/19/2009 at 9:54 PM. Like most of the songs during this stretch
this one was written later in the evening. I'm not much of a morning person.

C
Everybody's looks in the mirror
Am
They don't like what they see
C
Everybody's looking into the distance
         Am
But it's too far away to see
C
Everybody's looking in the mirror
Am
But they don't like what they see
C
Everybody's looking into the distance
         Am
But it's still far away to see
   G                                    C
Oh you, you, you, you gotta look in the mirror
                  G                                  C
Yeah, yeah, yeah, you, you, you, you gotta make life clearer, yeah clearer
   G                                  C
Oh you, you, you, you gotta make life clearer
                       G
When you look into the mirror
                  C
Gotta look in the mirror
                  G
Gotta look in the mirror
                  C
Gotta look in the mirror

Gotta look in
G
You, you, you, you
c
You, you, you, you
            G
Yeah, yeah, you, you, you, you
                  C
Gotta look in the mirror.



Going Home Again - Capo Fourth Fret

Notes: This song was written 10/21/2009 at 8:54 PM. I was trying to write something a bit upbeat
compared to what I had been writing. It's the perfect way to end this group of songs. There are
only four words and four chords in this song and it's more of a chorus than a song but I like its
simplicity. There's an awkward change in the middle that I like as well.

C     Am    F     G        C Am F G
Going home, going home again
C     Am    F     G        C Am
Going home, going home again
F     G        C Am
Going home again
F     G        C Am F G
Going home again
C   Am F     G        C Am
Go, go going home again
F     G        C Am
Going home again
F     G        C Am F G
Going home again

Pick - C Am F G C F G

C Am F G C Am F G

C  Am
Go home
F     G        C Am
Going home again
F     G        C Am
Going home again
F     G        C Am F G
Going home again

Pick - C Am F G C Am F G C Am F G C



Loyalty

G
Everyone's looking to live
        C
But you take their lives
G
Everyone wants their own place
         C
But your gun's between their eyes
           G
There's no loyalty in the world
           C
There's no love anymore
    G
You show your appreciation
       C
As you walk them out the door
G
No one ever knows
C
No one ever sees
G
No one ever wins
         C
When you have them on their knees
         G
You just take what you can
             C
While you're able to again
          G
You don't care for other guys
          C
While you ruin all their lives
G  C  G  C
Oh

G
Everyone's looking to live
        C
But you take their lives
G
Everyone wants their own place
         C
But your gun's between their eyes
           G
There's no loyalty in the world
           C
There's no love anymore
    G
You show your appreciation
       C
As you walk them out the door
G
No one ever questions
C
No one ever asks
G
No one gets ahead
            C
When you're stabbing them in the backs
             G
So take your bonus and your cash
   C
We know you're just an ass
            G
You're just in it for yourself
          C
While the others can fuck themselves
           G
There's no loyalty in the world
           C
There's no love anymore
    G
You show your appreciation
       C
As you walk them out the door
           G
There's no loyalty in the world
           C
There's no love anymore
    G
You show your appreciation
       C
As you walk them out the door
G  C
Oh No



Evil Lizard Woman Part 2 by Chris Morin for the tenor ukulele
6/3/2011 12:45 PM


G Gsus2 G
I hate  her
    G Gsus2 G
And I miss  her
      Am
But I made her go

And I want her back now

G Gsus2 G
I hate  her
    G Gsus2 G
And I miss  her
      Am
But I made her go

Wish she was right back here now

D        C           G
She's an evil lizard woman
    D        C           G
But she's my evil lizard woman

G Gsus2 G
G Gsus2 G
Am

G Gsus2 G
G Gsus2 G
Am

D C G

D C G

G Gsus2 G
I hate her
    G Gsus2 G
But I love  her
      Am
And I made her go

Wish she'd come on back now

G Gsus2 G
I hate her
    G Gsus2 G
But I love  her
      Am
And I wished she'd go

I wish she'll take me back now

D        C           G
She's an evil lizard woman
    D        C           G
But she's my evil lizard woman
D        C           G Gsus2
She's my evil lizard woman



I'll Stay - by Chris Morin for the Tenor Ukulele written August 11, 2011 at 5:50 PM

C
So
     G
So I say
   F
So long
    C
I'm gone
    C       
And so
     G
So I say
         F
That I'm gone
   C
So long

     F
So I say
          C
That I'll stay
     F
So I say
          C
That I'll stay

C
Now
             G
Now that I'm gone
         F
And everything's
           C
Turned out so, so wrong
    C
And you
          G
You don't want me
        F
You say sorry
           C
'Bout your sad, sad song

     F
So I say
          C
That I'll stay
     F
So I say
          C
That I'll stay

GFC x4

     F
So I say
          C
That I'll stay
     F
So I say
          C
That I'll stay



No Place To Turn - by Chris Morin written November 29, 2011 at 6:54 PM

Em        G            D        Am      Em   G  D  Am
There's a homeless man standing on the corner
Em      G      D         Am            Em   G  D  Am
Holding a sign saying he will work for food
Em        G              D         Am        Em   G  D  Am
You don't look at him or treat him like he's human
Em  G            D            Am     Em   G  D  Am
You pretend reality's not the honest truth
Em   G                          D      Am       Em   G  D  Am
Everybody's looking but they've got no place to turn
Em   G                          D      Am       Em   G  D
Everybody's looking but they've got no place to turn
            Em G D
No place to turn
            Em G D
No place to turn
            Em  G  D  Am  Em  G  D  Am
No place to turn

Em        G            D       Am   Em         G  D  Am
There's a crippled vet sitting in a wheel chair
Em          G           D         Am        Em  G  D  Am
An American Flag in his heart but you don't care
Em      G               D         Am        Em       G  D  Am
And you spit on him and treat him like he's worthless
Em             G                  D          Am         Em   G  D  Am
You think your spoiled, lame ass, privileged life's not fair?
Em   G                          D      Am       Em   G  D  Am
Everybody's looking but they've got no place to turn
Em   G                          D      Am       Em   G  D
Everybody's looking but they've got no place to turn
            Em G D
No place to turn
            Em G D
No place to turn
            Em  G  D  Am  Em  G  D  Am
No place to turn

Em        G           D     Am     Em    G  D  Am
There's a naked woman lying in the gutter
Em     G            D         Am     Em  G  D  Am
Needle marks up and down both of her arms
Em      G                   D       Am       Em     G  D  Am
But you lock your doors and roll up all your windows
Em       G       D  Am     
A little humanity
           Em   G  D  Am
What's the harm?
Em   G                          D      Am       Em   G  D  Am
Everybody's looking but they've got no place to turn
Em   G                          D      Am       Em   G  D
Everybody's looking but they've got no place to turn
            Em G D
No place to turn
            Em G D
No place to turn
            Em G D
No place to turn
            Em  G  D  Am  Em  G  D D D D D D Am
No place to turn



I'm Coming Down - by Chris Morin for the Tenor Ukulele written January 25, 2012 at 8:42 PM

C  CM7  F
I
           C  CM7  F
I'm coming down
C  CM7  F
I
           C  CM7  F   G
I'm coming down
          F        G
Everybody sees me
      F         C  CM7  F
Nobody stops me now
           C  CM7  F
I'm coming down


C  CM7  F
I
           C  CM7  F
I'm coming down
C  CM7  F
I
           C  CM7  F   G
I'm coming down
          F        G
Everybody sees me
      F         C  CM7  F
Nobody stops me now
           C  CM7  F
I'm coming down
           C  CM7  F
I'm coming down
           C  CM7  F
I'm coming down
           C  CM7  F  C
I'm coming down



Everyone Knows That I Love You - by Chris Morin for the Tenor Ukulele written May 9, 2011 at 6:18 PM

C        CM7          F			
Everyone knows that I love you
C        CM7          F
Everyone knows that I care
C        CM7           F
Everyone knows I'll do anything
C  CM7                  F
As long long as you are there
G                       F
Everyone knows when I'm happy
G                   F                 C     CM7  F
Everyone knows I am happy when you're there
            C     CM7  F
When you're there
G                       F
Everyone knows when I'm happy
G                   F                 C     CM7  F
Everyone knows I am happy when you're there
            C     CM7  F
When you're there
            C     CM7  F  C
When you're there



I'm Going To Break - by Chris Morin for the Tenor Ukulele written May 18, 2012 6:19 PM

*This is played strumming the A string 5th fret then the A string 7th fret then the E string 5th fret then the E string 7th fret 

*x4

F            G          F
Everyone can see me now
           G       *             
But no one does anything
                  *
I'm going to break
F      G            F
Nobody stops me now
       G              *
Nobody gets in my way
                   *
I'm going to break
F        G                       F
Everyone knows there's something wrong
         G                       F
Everyone knows there's something wrong
     G                        C
Just ask I'll tell you what's going on
F        G                       F
Everyone knows there's something wrong
         G                       F
Everyone knows there's something wrong
     G                        C
Just ask I'll tell you what's going on

F      G           F
Nobody gets me now
       G              *
Nobody understands anything
                   *
I'm going to break
                   *
I'm going to break

F        G                       F
Everyone knows there's something wrong
         G                       F
Everyone knows there's something wrong
     G                        C
Just ask I'll tell you what's going on
F        G                       F
Everyone knows there's something wrong
         G                       F
Everyone knows there's something wrong
     G                        C
Just ask I'll tell you what's going on

F      G           F
Nobody gets me now
       G         *
No one ever will
                   *
I'm going to break
                   *
I'm going to break
                   *
I'm going to break

- end with the A string 7th fret



Everyone's Seen You Crying - by Chris Morin

Em G D Am x2

Em           G     D Am    
You took all we had      and ruined it all
Em           G     D Am 
You took all we had      and made it all your own
Em     G          D Am 
Nobody wants you
Em     G          D Am 
Nobody trusts you

C          G            D Dsus4 D Dsus2
Everyone's seen you crying
C          G            D Dsus4 D Dsus2
Everyone's seen you crying
C          G            D Dsus4 D Dsus2
Everyone's seen you crying
                        Em G D Dsus4 Am
Now you're all alone
                        Em G D Dsus4 Am
Now you're all alone
                        Em G D Dsus4 Am
Now you're all alone
C          G            D Dsus4 D Dsus2
Everyone's seen you crying
C          G            D Dsus4 D Dsus2
Everyone's seen you crying
C          G            D Dsus4 D Dsus2
Everyone's seen you crying
                        Em G D Dsus4 Am
Now you're all alone
                        Em G D Dsus4 Am
Now you're all alone
                        Em G D Dsus4 Am Em
Now you're all alone



I Got Everything For Christmas - by Chris Morin written 12/17/2012 6:16PM for the Soprano/Tenor Ukulele

Note: This is my conceited, fuck you Christmas song. The life you've been given is the only gift you need.

F G
F G
F G C CM7 Am
F G C

F                       G
Got palm trees and it's 80
F                   G
And a house down by the beach
F             G
Don't owe any money
F               G
Got a woman who loves me, loves me, loves me yeah
F      G             C CM7 Am
I got everything for Christmas
F      G              C
I got everything this year
F      G             C CM7 Am
I got everything for Christmas
F      G              C
I got everything this year
F      G              C
I got everything this year

F G C CM7 Am
F G C
F G C CM7 Am
F G C

F                 G
Got a really cool sports car
F             G        
Drive it all around
F                  G
Tons of girls in bikinis
F          G
Man I'm so lucky, lucky, lucky yeah
F      G             C CM7 Am
I got everything for Christmas
F      G              C
I got everything this year
F      G             C CM7 Am
I got everything for Christmas
F      G              C
I got everything this year
F      G              C
I got everything this year
F      G              C CM7 Am
I got everything this year
F      G              C
I got everything this year

Merry Christmas Everybody!



Free - by Chris Morin written 1/21/2013 6:25 PM for the Soprano/Tenor Ukulele

Note: They say truth is stranger than fiction. It is so true.

C CM7 F CM7
C CM7 F CM7
C

CM7                F   CM7           C CM7 F CM7 C
You don't like the way that you live
CM7          F        CM7          C CM7 F CM7
But you just hate and don't forgive
        G           F
Well we all want to be
G           F
All want to be
C   CM7 F CM7 C CM7 F CM7  
Free

C
CM7             F        CM7      C CM7 F CM7 C
You just want a perfect, easy life
CM7          F        CM7         C CM7 F CM7
But you only live and then you die 
        G           F
Well we all want to be
G           F
All want to be
C   CM7 F CM7
Free
G           F
All want to be
G           F
All want to be
C   CM7 F CM7 C CM7 F CM7
Free

C
CM7            F       CM7         C CM7 F CM7 C
You are always getting what you get
CM7      F          CM7          C CM7 F CM7
You want change but don't do shit
        G           F
Well we all want to be
G           F
All want to be
C   CM7 F CM7 C CM7 F CM7 
Free

C
CM7           F             CM7         C CM7 F CM7 C
You hate your life - what's become of it
CM7        F          CM7       C CM7 F CM7
Let it all go - every single bit
G             F
Then you will be
G             F
You, you will be
C   CM7 F CM7
Free
G            F
Then we will be
G          F
We we will be
C   CM7 F CM7
Free
C   CM7 F CM7
Free
C   CM7 F CM7
Free 

C



Gone - written by Chris Morin on 5/22/2013 at 7:25 PM for the tenor ukulele

Am F Am F

G                     F
I don't know where to go now
G                         F
I don't know what else to say
G                    F      G
I don't know what to do now
                 Am F
You've gone away
      Am  F
Gone away
G                 F
I was part of the problem
G                           F
Shouldn't have let you get away
G                       F
Should have loved you a little more
G                     F    G
Now you're gone, gone away
       Am F Am
Gone away 
          F  Am
I miss you
          F
I miss you
G                    F
You were part of the problem
G                 F
Me? I got in your way
G                          F
You shouldn't have walked away again
G                        F
But you're really gone today
G                 F
I was part of the problem
G                 F
Me? I was in your way
G            F
Wish I could change it all
G                     F    G
Now you're gone, gone away
        Am F
Gone away
        Am F
Gone away
G                F
Should have just loved you
G                 F
Me? I was in your way
G                F
Should have just loved you more
G                     F
Now you're gone, gone away
G                     F
Now you're gone, gone away
G                     F
Now you're gone, gone away
   G
Gone
   F
Gone
   G
Gone
   F  G
Gone
       Am F
Gone away.
       Am F
Gone away.
       Am
Gone away.



Another Way - written by Chris Morin on 6/23/2013 at 12:06 AM for the guitar.

Capo 5th Fret

C  G
C  G  

Em               Am
Killed yourself another way
C             G
Got to live a few more days
Em               Am
Killed yourself another way
           C       G
Now you're gone oh gone
           C       G
Now you're gone oh gone

Em               Am
Didn't pull the trigger
C                 G
But how could you figure
      C           G
You'd die another way
      C           G
You'd die another way
   D                   C
No pills, no booze, no cuts on the wrists
    G                           D
But somehow you were able to go through with it

But you

Em               Am
Killed yourself another way
C             G
Got to live a few more days
Em               Am
Killed yourself another way
         C       G
Now it's done oh done
        C   G   C   G
Another way
        C   G
Another way
         C       G
Now it's done oh done
         C       G
Now it's done oh done

Em               Am
Didn't pull the trigger
C                 G
But how could you figure
      C           G
You'd die another way
      C           G
You'd die another way
   D                    C
No rope, no heroin or a jump from a roof
    G                            D
You didn't want to listen to the God's honest truth

So you

Em               Am
Killed yourself another way
C             G
Got to live a few more days
Em               Am
Killed yourself another way
           C       G
Now you're gone oh gone

Em               Am
Killed yourself another way
C             G
Got to live a few more days
Em               Am
Killed yourself another way
         C       G
Now it's done oh done
        C  G                  C           G
Another way (Killed yourself another way)
        C  G                  C           G
Another way (Killed yourself another way)
        C  G                  C           G
Another way (Killed yourself another way)
        C  G  C  G
Another way 



The Ole Misty Holler Project

I love music. It's helped me get through some difficult times in my life.

Music helps me deal with stress and when I'm really stressed out I will retreat to a
room by myself and start to play the guitar, ukulele or mandolin.

Sometimes a song will come out but more often than not it's just some noise. But over
the past year it's been very different. There's really no other way to describe it other
than to say that this fictional place has been speaking to me and much like the Corleone
family it keeps dragging me back in.

The place is Ole Misty Holler. It's a village that sits in a beautiful valley off of Ole
Misty Highway in Ole Misty County Kentucky.

There are only a few hundred people that live in Ole Misty Holler and they lead a quiet,
simple way of life.

Our main characters are a musician and the woman of his dreams. The musician is torn between
the woman he loves, his career and the Holler - the place that he wants to escape from but
can never quite get out of his heart.

There are 12 songs and it took over a year to complete. Most of the songs in this project
were written out of order. I had the basic story in my head and knew what I wanted to say
but sometimes music doesn't always work in chronological order. 

I wrote this album in secret. No one including those closest to me knew I was making it.
I wanted absolutely no outside influence while I was putting it together. I didn't want
someone's opinion to sway me one way or another. I just wanted to write the record I wanted
to write. Now I just need to record it properly

When I wrote these songs I had a Broadway play in mind. It's probably why most of these songs
have the same structure and flow.

I hope you enjoy Ole Misty Holler as much as I do.

So sit back, grab your banjo and some bourbon and have yourself a good time.

Chris

Ole Misty Holler - words and music by Chris Morin copyright A Little Piece Of Me Music 2013

1. Walk Around (2:22)
2. Ole Misty County (2:43)
3. Better In Time (2:09)
4. I Love You More Than You Do (2:21)
5. Ole Misty Holler (2:01)
6. These Are Those Songs (2:14)
7. Spook Hill (3:10)
8. Ole Misty Highway (4:07)
9. Holiday (2:19)
10. So Why Don't You (2:55)
11. So Sorry, So Wrong (1:55)
12. Holla In The Holler (2:27)



Ole Misty Holler Chapter 1: Walk Around 

Note: The story begins in Ole Misty Holler with our musician and his lover. They've recently started dating
and each have that glow - that feeling of newness and excitement. I think we've all been there at least
once in our lives. This song was written on 2/27/2013 at 7:44 PM for the tenor ukulele.

C
You took my hand

You made me smile

Haven't felt this in a long, long while
      F
I was walking around
                 C
Walk around with you
      G             F
I was walking around
                 C
Walk around with you
      G             F
I was walking around
                 C
Walk around with you

F G
F G
F G
C

C
You took my hand

You made me smile

You made me feel so God damn proud
      F
I was walking around
                 C
Walk around with you
      G             F
I was walking around
                 C
Walk around with you
      G             F
I was walking around
                 C
Walk around with you

F G
F G
F G
C
F G
F G
F G
C

C
You took my hand

You made me smile

Haven't felt this in a long, long while
      F
I was walking around
                 C
Walk around with you
      G             F
I was walking around
                 C
Walk around with you
      G             F
I was walking around
                 C
Walk around with you
                 F  G
Walk around with you
                 C
Walk around with you
                 F  G
Walk around with you
                 C
Walk around with you
                 F  G
Walk around with you
                 C
Walk around with you



Ole Misty Holler Chapter 2: Ole Misty County 

Note: While on the way to Nashville a record company executive's car breaks down in Ole Misty County.
It just so happens to be the night of the annual county talent show and since his car cannot be fixed
until the next day our executive decides to attend the event. Our musician not only wins the show but
lands a record deal. The catch? He needs to move to Nashville to start his career. He pleads with his
lover to go with him. This song was written on 4/12/2013 at 9:11 PM for the guitar. 

            G         C
I'm leaving Ole Misty County
            G           C
I'm leaving our country home
            G         C
I'm leaving Ole Misty County
             D         C         G
I wish you'd go on the road with me
             D
I wish you'd go
   C
Oh go
        G    C G C G C G
Go with me
            G         C
I'm leaving Ole Misty County
          G              C
I'm going on that lonely road
            G         C
I'm leaving Ole Misty County
             D         C         G
I wish you'd go on the road with me
          C
Ole Misty County
          G
Ole Misty County
          C
Ole Misty County
            G
I'm leaving home
             D         C         G
I wish you'd go on the road with me
             D
I wish you'd go
   C
Oh go
        G
Go with me
          C
Ole Misty County
          G
Ole Misty County
          C
Ole Misty County
            G
I'm leaving home
             D         C             
I wish you'd go on the road
             D    C
I wish you'd go...
        G
Go With me
             D
I wish you'd go...
   C
Oh go
     G
With me.



Ole Misty Holler Chapter 3: Better In Time

Note: Our musician pleads with his lover to go with him to Nashville she decides to stay in the Holler.
They both know that their relationship has changed forever. This was written on 10/28/2012 at 4:00 PM.
This was the first thing I wrote right after getting a new Kamaka ukulele. They say that a Kamaka ukulele
contains a little bit of the spirit of the person who made it. Since nearly all of these songs were written
on that ukulele there may be some validity to that theory.

G                    Cm7
Walking through this life
G                    Cm7
Your hand wrapped in mine
G                      Cm7
The whole world on our minds
G                    Cm7
We're running out of time (I think that we both know that...)
Am          F         G
It will get better in time
Am          F         G
It will get better in time

G                Cm7
We've had a hard time
G                Cm7
Bad love ain't a crime
G                   Cm7
Your choice and not mine
G             Cm7
We are out of time (I think that we both know that...)
Am          F         G
It will get better in time
Am          F         G
It will get better in time
Am          F         G
It will get better in time
Am          F         G
It will get better in time



Ole Misty Holler Chapter 4: I Love You More Than You Do

Note: Our musician has gone to Nashville and his lover, a grade school teacher in the
Holler, decides to stay behind. Before he left our couple got into an argument, things
were said and both sides were hurt. This song was written on 12/21/2012 at 5:01 PM for
the tenor ukulele. This is one of the few songs on the record written from the lover's
point of view. Sometimes a song takes a while to come out. I started writing this song
at least ago for the guitar and it never went anywhere. It just didn't seem to have any
life. I revisited the song recently mostly because I felt it had something it really
wanted to say. I decided to write it for the ukulele instead of the guitar and changed
the way it was sung. I then began to look at the chorus in a different way and added a
second verse. It was at this point that the song began to take on a life of its own.
Music has a funny way of doing that sometimes. 

C       G
Now the time has gone
    F                     G
The time has changed it's rearranged
C   G
Now what we've done
      F              G
We've broken it it's all erased
C
I
  G
I love you more
  F                   G
I love you more than you do
C
I
  G
I love you more
  F                   G    C
I love you more than you do
     G
It's true
  F               G                   C     G
I love you more I love you more than you do
  F               G                   C     G  F  G
I love you more I love you more than you do

C        G             F           G
You, you went away and left me all alone today
C   G                F   
Now looking back I'd change a bit
    G               C
And see if you'd be here
G
Here with me
    F                 G
The rest would all be history
C
I
  G
I love you more
  F                   G    
I love you more than you do
C
I
  G
I love you more
  F                   G    C
I love you more than you do
     G
It's true
  F               G                   C     G
I love you more I love you more than you do
  F               G                   C     G
I love you more I love you more than you do
  F               G                   C     G    F    G    C
I love you more I love you more than you do



Ole Misty Holler Chapter 5: Ole Misty Holler

Note: Our musician goes to Nashville and starts work on recording his first album. Heartbroken
over the loss of the woman he loves he decides to focus all of his energy on his career. His
album is a success and this is his first single. He hopes the people back in Ole Misty Holler
will hear his song on the radio and will miss him as much as he misses them.

One day I was getting a little bored so I decided that I was going to learn another instrument.
I picked up a mandolin and spent a better part of a month learning Eddie Vedder's Rise. After
driving myself crazy with it I decided to write my own song and this is what happened. It was
written on 3/24/2013 at 11:11 AM.

This is the cornerstone to the whole project. Up to this point I was writing a lot of music with
similar themes but didn't know where it was all going. When Ole Misty Holler happened there was
that moment of Zen we sometimes get when we are working on something where all of a sudden
everything just clicks and makes sense.

Ole Misty Holler is the center that holds it all together. After I wrote this song everything
got easier and the rest of the album wrote itself.

It's also the end of Act 1 in the story. After this song was written I knew what I wanted to do
and started to figure out how I wanted it laid out. I wanted it to work in many ways. I saw this
project in terms of a movie, a novel, an album and also a stage play.

Songs one through five would be Act 1. Songs six through nine would make up Act 2 and songs ten
through twelve would be Act 3. In the stage play a reprise of Ole Misty Holler would be played
at the end. It would also play over the end credits of the movie.

I'm really proud of this song. It was the start of something really special for me.

   G
So smile if you hear me
          C         D        G   C D
Down that Ole Misty Holler today
    G
And smile if you miss me
          C            D         G   C D
Down that old mountain pass that way
       G
Yeah I miss the bluegrass at times
C                D                    G      C D
Miss the rolling hills and strong moonshine
       G          
Yeah I miss you too baby
C                  D             G    C D
Miss your southern lovin all the time
        C         
In that Ole Misty Holler
     D
Yeah yeah
        C         
In that Ole Misty Holler
     D
Yeah yeah
          G     C D
Ole Misty Holler
      G      C D
Misty Holler
      G      C D
Misty Holler
          G     C D
Ole Misty Holler
   G
So smile if you hear me
          C         D        G    C D
Down that Ole Misty Holler tonight
       G         
Grab a banjo and some bourbon
     C                 D      G    C D
Everything is going to be all right
        C         
In that Ole Misty Holler
     D
Yeah yeah
        C
In that Ole Misty Holler
     D
Yeah yeah
          G     C D
Ole Misty Holler
      G      C D
Misty Holler
      G      C D 
Misty Holler
          G      C D 
Ole Misty Holler
          G      C D G
Ole Misty Holler



Ole Misty Holler Chapter 6: These Are Those Songs

Note: Our musician is on the road touring to support his new record. His lover spends
her time teaching. While she is correcting papers at night she listens to music and
every song reminds her of him. She misses him terribly and begins to question her
decision to stay in the Holler. This song was written between 8/9/2012-8/11/2012 for
the guitar.

G
Black Sun, Black
C
The Alarm is ringing
G
Can't Go For That
C
Bono is singing
Am               C
So why can't you be
                G
Right here with me?
                 D
Instead I'm just waiting...
                C  G
These are those songs
                C  G
These are those songs
                C
These are those songs
             Am
That help me get through
             C              Am
All of those days and those nights
G
without you
                C  G
These are those songs
                C  G
These are those songs
                C
These are those songs
             Am
That help me get through
             C              Am
All of those days and those nights
G
without you 
             C              Am
All of those days and those nights
G
without you
Am               C
So help me Live Again
              G
Vedder here instead
              D
And I'm still waiting...
                C  G
These are those songs
                C  G
These are those songs
                C
These are those songs
                 Am
That help me get through
             C              Am
All of those days and those nights
G
without you
                C  G
These are those songs
                C  G
These are those songs
                C
These are those songs
                 Am
That help me get through
             C              Am
All of those days and those nights
G
without you
             C              Am
All of those days and those nights
G
without you
             C              Am
All of those days and those nights
G
without you
             C              
All of those days and those nights
    G
without you.



Ole Misty Holler Chapter 7: Spook Hill

Note: Our musician has been away from the Holler and his home on Spook Hill for a while now.
Living in Nashville, life on the road and living the rock and roll lifestyle is beginning to
take its toll. He is in desperate need of a break and is starting to feel the pull to return
home. He just can't decide if it's the right time. Should he go forward or should he go back?

Spook Hill is a real place in Florida. You put your car in neutral at the bottom of the hill,
take your foot off of the brake and watch as your car appears to roll UP the hill instead of down.
I love the name Spook Hill and felt it would fit perfectly in the story so I made it the name
of our musician's street in Ole Misty Holler. This song was written on 6/11/2012 at 5:45 PM
for the tenor ukulele.

*This is played by strumming the A string 7th fret then the 5th fret then the 3rd fret then the 2nd fret 

* F X2

      *          F
Let's go back to Spook Hill
      *                 F
Let's find our way back home
      *          F
Let's go back to Spook Hill
      *                 F
Let's find our way back home
      G                            F
But I can't figure out which way to go
      G                           F
And I can't seem to find my way back home
          *        F
Back to Spook Hill
          *        F
Back to Spook Hill

   *             F
If we go back to Spook Hill
      *                      F
Would you find your way back home
   *             F
If we go back to Spook Hill
      *            F
Which way would we roll
      G                            F
But I can't figure out which way to go
      G                           F
And I can't seem to find my way back home
          *        F
Back to Spook Hill
          *        F
Back to Spook Hill

         G
Do we go this way?

Do we go that?
         F
Do we go forward?

Do we go back?
         G
Do we go this way or do we go that?
         F
Do we go forward or do we go back?
          *
Back to Spook Hill
          F 
Yeah Yeah Yeah
          *        F
Back to Spook Hill
          *
Back to Spook Hill
          F 
Yeah Yeah Yeah
          *        
Back to Spook Hill
          F 
Yeah Yeah Yeah
          *        F
Back to Spook Hill
          
          *        F    end on A string 7th fret



Ole Misty Holler Chapter 8: Ole Misty Highway

Note: Our musician decides to take some time off and go home to visit. He
tries once again to convince his lover to come with him to Nashville. Life
must have balance and I feel the same way about music. It's why I felt this
song needed to start and end with the same words: I went back for you. This
song was written on 4/1/2013 at 5:26 PM. When I originally put this song
together I wrote it for the mandolin but I felt it sounded too cheery. It was
missing that contrast so I re-wrote the song for the guitar.

G
I went back for you

Went back home
  C                     G
I wasn't sure you'd be alone

Took some time apart and

Thought of what we had
        C                         G
But the heart I lost was yours at last

  D              C         G
I went down that Ole Misty Highway
  D              C            G
I went down that long country road
  D              C         G
I went down that Ole Misty Highway
  D             C          G
I went back for you and my home

G
Walked up the porch and

Knocked on the door
    C                        G  
Saw everything I was waiting for

Asked me in and gave me

A nice cold beer
  C                           G
I heard what I didn't want to hear

  D              C         G 
I went down that Ole Misty Highway
  D              C            G
I went down that long country road
  D              C         G 
I went down that Ole Misty Highway
  D             C          G
I went back for you and my home

G
Looking back now
         
Probably shouldn't have gone
  C                  G
I know now it wasn't wrong

I still love you

I know you feel the same
    C                   G
But that won't ease the pain

     D              C         G
So I went back that Ole Misty Highway
  D              C            G
I went back that long country road
  D              C         G
I went back that Ole Misty Highway
  D             C              G
I went back for you now you're gone
  D             C              G
I went back for you now you're gone
  D             C
I went back for you...

G



Ole Misty Holler Chapter 9: Holiday

Our musician's lover once again rejected an offer to go to Nashville. As soon as her
musician's truck pulled out of the driveway she started to cry. It is possible she may
never see him again. She couldn't imagine a life without him but reality is sometimes
a harsh pill to swallow. This song was written 10/19/2012 6:01 PM for the Soprano/Tenor
Ukulele

C
You were looking for a new solution
                                  F
You were looking to take my life away
      C
Life away

You were looking for a brand new start now
                                 F
Start all over without the common ground
      C
Common ground

      G                              F
But I don't know what to do when you go away
  G                              F          C
I don't know what to do when you take a holiday
  G                              F               
I don't know what to do when you go away
  G                              F          C
I don't know what to do when you take a holiday


You were looking to wipe the slate clean
                                    F
You were looking to take your love away
      C
Love away

You were looking to live your life now
                                     F
You were looking to get right out of town
       C
Out of town

      G                              F
But I don't know what to do when you go away
  G                              F          C
I don't know what to do when you take a holiday
  G                              F
I don't know what to do when you go away
  G                              F          C
I don't know what to do when you take a holiday

   G              F
So come back baby come back
G              F
Come back baby come back
G
Come back baby
  F               C
I want your love around
   G              F
So come back baby come back
G              F
Come back baby come back
G
Come back baby
  F               C
I want your love around

         G                              F
'Cause I don't know what to do when you go away
  G                              F          C
I don't know what to do when you take a holiday
  G                              F
I don't know what to do when you go away
  G                              F          C   F
I don't know what to do when you take a holiday
    C   F
Holiday
    C   F   C
Holiday



Ole Misty Holler Chapter 10: So Why Don't You

Note: Frustrated, bitter and alone our musician returns to Nashville to begin
work on his second album. Unlike his first record which was happy and upbeat the
new album is completely the opposite. He hates it so much he decides to scrap the
whole thing. The music just won't speak to him and the record company begins to
put on the pressure. He wanted the fame and fortune but never expected to lose
everything in the process. This song was written on 8/12/2013 at 8:09 PM for the
tenor ukulele.

C    CM7            F               G              C
Everybody knows I'm coming back I'm coming back to you
     CM7            F         G         C
Everybody knows I'm trying so why don't you?
     CM7            F             G              C
Everybody knows I'm breathing I'm breathing only you
     CM7            F          G           C   CM7  F
Everybody knows I'm living I'm living only you
   G         C    CM7  F  G  C
So why don't you?
      CM7            F         G                 C
Every time I say I'm sorry I'm lying straight to you
      CM7            F       G                  C
Every time I say I'm wrong I know that it's not true
      CM7          F            G                  C
Every time I say I love you you know that it's the truth
      CM7                 F        G                  C     CM7  F
Every time you say you'll change I wait there for the proof
   G         C    CM7  F  G  F
So why don't you?
                       G       F
Now I'm coming back to you now
                       G            C
Now I'm coming back to love you now
     CM7            F               G              C
Everybody knows I'm coming back I'm coming back to you
     CM7            F         G         C
Everybody knows I'm trying so why don't you?
     CM7            F             G              C
Everybody knows I'm breathing I'm breathing only you
     CM7            F              G           C   CM7  F
Everybody knows I'm living now I'm living only you
   G         C    CM7  F  
So why don't you?
   G         C    CM7  F
So why don't you?
   G         C    CM7  F  G  C
So why don't you?



Ole Misty Holler Chapter 11: So Sorry, So Wrong

Note: It's late in the evening in Ole Misty Holler. Our musician's lover is in the
process of reading some of her student's essays. There's a knock at the door. She
opens it to see our musician. She goes to him. He holds her tight and passionately
kisses her. They tell each other that they're sorry and that there's no place they
would rather be than with each other. He gets down on one knee and asks her to marry
him. This song was written on 6/15/2011 at 12:30 PM. There's nothing more romantic
than calling yourself an asshole. :)

Intro F

F                   G         F
I acted like a real asshole
                                  G       F
Said some things I shouldn't have said
                            G            F
Made you feel like you were worthless
                          G
But you are still my everything

            C     CM7   F
So sorry, so wrong
            C     CM7   F
So sorry, so wrong
            C     CM7   F
So sorry, so wrong
                    G
So I wrote you this song... 
            C     CM7   F
So sorry, so wrong
            C     CM7   F
So sorry, so wrong
            C     CM7   F
So sorry, so wrong
                    G
So I wrote you this song... 

F                          G          F
But I think that you still love me
                          G       F
Despite everything that I said
                  G          F
But I'm still an asshole
                          G
And you are still my everything

            C     CM7   F
So sorry, so wrong
            C     CM7   F
So sorry, so wrong
            C     CM7   F
So sorry, so wrong
                     G
So I wrote you this song... 
            C     CM7   F
So sorry, so wrong
            C     CM7   F
So sorry, so wrong
            C     CM7   F
So sorry, so wrong
                     G        C
So I wrote you this song... 



Ole Misty Holler Chapter 12: Holla In The Holler

Note: Our musician builds a studio in his home on Spook Hill and finishes his second
album. To celebrate the record's release he decides to throw a party in the Holler.
The Holler rocks into the night as he and his wife dance to the sweet, sweet sound.

This song was written on 7/8/2013 at 8:12 PM for the tenor ukulele. 

Thanks for reading. I have really enjoyed the trip through Ole Misty Holler. I hope
you did too. Someday I will get a band together and record these songs. Maybe then we
can check in on our characters and see what they are up to. Will they still be together?

Either way, always remember to grab your banjo and some bourbon and have yourself a good time.

Chris

          C                                                  F
Grab your banjo and some bourbon we're going to have a good time
          C                                           F       
Grab your lover and another we're going to feel real fine
    C                                            F
The juke joint's jumping the bass drum thumping right
   G                       F                 C
So holla in the holler and holla real loud tonight
   G                       F                 C     G  F  C
So holla in the holler and holla real loud tonight

     C                               F     
Grab Mary take Peggy swing them all around
           C                                              F
Drink your liquor little quicker dance to the sweet sweet sound
    C                                              F
Get higher don't get finer rock this place to the ground
   G                       F                 C
So holla in the holler and holla real loud tonight
   G                       F                 C     G  F  C
So holla in the holler and holla real loud tonight

   C                                   F
My home didn't know I'd miss it like I do
       C                               F
Had to go away now I want to stay it's true
   C                                            F
So smile a little wider it don't get finer than you
   G                       F
So holla in the holler and holla real loud
   G                       F
So holla in the holler and holla real loud
   G                       F                 C
So holla in the holler and holla real loud tonight
   G                       F
So holla in the holler and holla real loud
   G                       F
So holla in the holler and holla real loud
   G                       F                 C
So holla in the holler and holla real loud tonight
   G                       F                 C
So holla in the holler and holla real loud tonight



Your Heartland by Chris Morin written 12/18/2013 7:58 PM for the guitar 

Note: I was driving through Indiana and the line scarecrows, silos and cell phone towers stuck in my head.
A few weeks later I tried to write a song with that line in the chorus and it just didn't work. I liked the
lyric so much that I couldn't let it go. I decided to scrap the song and decided to use it as the first line
of Heartland instead.

D                     C          G
Scarecrows, silos and cell phone towers
D                C    G
Rows of corn and wild flowers
D                   C   G
Tractors, plows and oil rigs
D                  C       G
Miles of farms and simpler things
C                        G
So we drive through your heartland
C                    G
Gateway through your heart and soul
C             G
Think about a different life
D                    C     G
Knowing that we will never go
D                    C     G
Knowing that we will never go

C G
C G
C G
D C G
D C G

D                     C     G
Dirt paths, roads and super highways
D                      C     G
Streams and rivers and water byways
D                  C        G
Country, blues and rock and roll
D                        C     G
All those things we will never know
C                        G
So we drive through your heartland
C                    G
Gateway through your heart and soul
C             G
Think about a different life
D                    C     G
Knowing that we will never go
D                    C     G
Knowing that we will never go
C                        G
So we drive through your heartland
C                    G
Gateway through your heart and soul
C             G
Think about a different life
D                    C     G
Knowing that we will never go
D                    C     G
Knowing that we will never go

C G
C G
C G
D C G
D C G

D                    C     G
Mountains, hills and amber waves
D                       C         G
White picket fences and countless graves
D                 C         G
Red and white and black and blue
D                        C     G
All those things we will never do
C                        G
So we drive through your heartland
C                    G
Gateway through your heart and soul
C             G
Think about a different life
D                    C     G
Knowing that we will never go
D                    C     G
Knowing that we will never go
C                        G
So we drive through your heartland
C                    G
Gateway through your heart and soul
C             G
Think about a different life
D                    C     G
Knowing that we will never go
D                    C     G
Knowing that we will never go
D                    C     G
Knowing that we will never go
D                    C     G    D
Knowing that we will never go



Blue Jeans And T-Shirts by Chris Morin written 1/12/2014 9:39 AM for the guitar.

    C        Em     F          G          F            G    F G
You wanted a bigger life but I wanted the white picket fence
    C          Em       F             G      F       G   F G
You wanted the fame and fortune but I wanted all the rest
    C       Em       F          G      F         G   F G
You got the life you wanted but was it worth the cost
   C        Em        F          G      F          G   F G
To get everything you wanted but in the end it was lost

               Am  G   C
Blue jeans and t-shirts
           Am         G      C
It's all I wanted for me and you
               Am  G   C
Blue jeans and t-shirts
       Am    G         C
Wasn't good enough for you
               Am  G   C
Blue jeans and t-shirts
           Am         G      C
It's all I wanted for me and you
               Am  G   C
Blue jeans and t-shirts
           Am   G       C
How did it work out for you?

C  Em  F  G  F  G  F  G
C  Em  F  G  F  G  F  G

         C         Em       F      G      F              G  F G
Yeah you lived the life you wanted but it bit you in the end
    C              Em             F           G       F              G   F G
The charms and the snake oils you took were a means I couldn't comprehend
    C         Em        F        G        F              G   F G
You tossed me aside and said you wanted a much different life
    C         Em      F               G     F       G   F G
But I was the one who lived while you went away and died

               Am  G   C
Blue jeans and t-shirts
           Am         G      C
It's all I wanted for me and you
               Am  G   C
Blue jeans and t-shirts
       Am    G         C
Wasn't good enough for you
               Am  G   C
Blue jeans and t-shirts
           Am         G      C
It's all I wanted for me and you
               Am  G   C
Blue jeans and t-shirts
           Am   G       C
How did it work out for you?

C  Em  F  G  F  G  F  G
C  Em  F  G  F  G  F  G

               Am  G   C
Blue jeans and t-shirts
           Am         G      C
It's all I wanted for me and you
               Am  G   C
Blue jeans and t-shirts
       Am    G         C
Wasn't good enough for you
               Am  G   C
Blue jeans and t-shirts
               Am  G   C
Blue jeans and t-shirts
           Am     G   C
It's all I wanted baby
           Am     G    C
It's all I needed honey
           Am         G      C
It's all I wanted for me and you
          Am    G         C
It wasn't good enough for you

C  Em  F  G  F  G  F  G  C



Unfair written by Chris Morin 1/13/2014 7:19 PM for the guitar.

Capo 5th fret

G      C
You're there
    D         C    G    C  D  C  G
I'm here it's so unfair
    C
I'm here
       D         C   G    C  D  C 
You're somewhere out there

G                C
Need you with me now
G                C
Need to feel you now
G                C
Need you with me now
                 D
But I don't know how

Woah oh oh

G      C
You're there
    D         C    G    C  D  C  G
I'm here it's so unfair
    C
I'm here
       D         C   G    C  D  C 
You're somewhere out there

G                C
Want you with me now
G                C
Want to feel you now
G                C
Want you with me now
                 D
But I don't know how

Woah oh oh

G      C
You're there
    D         C    G    C  D  C  G
I'm here it's so unfair
    C
I'm here
       D         C   G    C  D  C 
You're somewhere out there

G                C
Need you with me now
G                C
Need to feel you now
G                C
Need you with me now
                 D
But I don't know how

Woah oh oh

G      C
You're there
    D         C    G    C  D  C  G
I'm here it's so unfair
    C
I'm here
       D         C   G    C  D  C 
You're somewhere out there

G                C
Want you with me now
G                C
Want to feel you now
G                C
Want you with me now
                 D
But I don't know how

Woah oh oh

G      C
You're there
    D         C    G    C  D  C  G
I'm here it's so unfair
G      C
You're there
    D         C    G    C  D  C  G
I'm here it's so unfair
G      C
You're there
    D         C    G    C  D  C  G
I'm here it's so unfair
G      C
You're there
    D         C    G    C  D  C  G
I'm here it's so unfair



Prisoner Of Alcatraz by Chris Morin written 4/14/2014 7:09 PM for the Guitar

Note: In December of 2013 I took a tour of Alcatraz Island in San Francisco Bay. While I looked around the old prison I was amazed
by the view. Inmates could see the Golden Gate Bridge and the city of San Francisco from the island. It must have driven some
of the prisoners mad knowing that freedom was so close. I bought Lynne a couple of souveniers from the trip. One of them was a
reproduction of a cup that was given to the inmates. She keeps the cup on her bureau. One night I was playing guitar and kept
looking at this cup. I started writing. My intent was to write a love song about a prisoner and his lover. But the song took on
a life of its own and morphed into a song about San Francisco. Our inmate stares at the streets cut into the hills of San
Francisco and is amazed by the the path of its veins. He hopes and prays that San Francisco will save him but he knows deep
down inside he'll never leave the prison.

I kept this song very simple. I was toying with the idea of writing a chorus but after a while I felt it didn't need one. In
fact a  chorus would probably ruin the song. I think this would be a good end to a record.

The C* portion of the song is played by playing a normal C chord then adding the third fret on the B string then lifting,
then lifting and placing down the index finger on the B string.

The F7M* portion of this song is played by lifting the index finger then placing it back down.

C
I sit here
C*                    F7M  F7M*  F7M
Sit here and think of you
      C
And I wonder
C*              F7M  F7M*  F7M
Wonder what you do
  C
I look
C*                       F7M  F7M*  F7M
Look at the path of your veins
      C
And I love you
C*                    F7M  F7M*  F7M
My love for you won't wane
      G                                     F       
And I sit here with my tin cup and think of you...

C
C*  F7M  F7M*  F7M
C
C*  F7M  F7M*  F7M

  C
I dream
C*                F7M  F7M*  F7M
Dream of a better place
      C
And I hope
C*               F7M  F7M*  F7M
Hope to see your face
  C
I know
C*               F7M  F7M*  F7M
Know I'm here to stay
      C
And I pray
C*                 F7M  F7M*  F7M
For you to take me away
      G                                     F
And I sit here with my tin cup and think of you...

C
C*  F7M  F7M*  F7M
C
C*  F7M  F7M*  F7M

      G                                     F
And I sit here with my tin cup and think of you...

C
C*  F7M  F7M*  F7M

   C
Oh Oh 

C*   F7M  F7M*  F7M
  Oh Oh         Oh
C
Oh

C*  F7M F7M*  F7M
              Oh
C
Oh 

C*   F7M  F7M*  F7M
  Oh Oh         Oh
C  
Oh

C*  F7M F7M*  F7M  C



Sweet Face Woman by Chris Morin written 4/14/2014 for the Guitar

Note: You never know where a song will come from. One morning Lynne was giving herself a facial. She came out of the bathroom
with this goo on her face. It had a greenish tint so I started singing "Green Face Woman you're out of control..." It was so
simple but I liked it. I changed the title to Sweet Face Woman and there you have it - two minutes of musical awesomeness. :)

G
Sweet face woman

You're out of control

Sweet face woman

I want you to know
   C
Oh know
   G
Oh know
     D                      C             G
That you're so cool and you look so hot tonight
D                      C              G 
You're so cool and you look so hot tonight
   C
Oh oh
      G
Oh oh oh oh oh
   C
Oh oh
      G
Oh oh oh oh oh
D                      C             G
You're so cool and you look so hot tonight
D                      C             G
You're so cool and you look so hot tonight

D  C  G
C  G
C  G
D  C  G
D  C  G

G
Sweet face woman

I don't want you to go

Sweet face woman

You're all that I know
   C
Oh know
   G
Oh know
D                      C             G
You're so cool and you look so hot tonight
D                      C             G
You're so cool and you look so hot tonight
   C
Oh oh
      G
Oh oh oh oh oh
   C
Oh oh
      G
Oh oh oh oh oh
D                      C             G
You're so cool and you look so hot tonight
D                      C             G
You're so cool and you look so hot tonight
D                      C             G
You're so cool and you look so hot tonight



Today by Chris Morin written 6/20/2014 7:30 AM - 6/21/2014 8:47 AM for the Guitar

Note: I'm still in Ole Misty Holler. Sometimes it's just easier to write a song with other people in mind.

C   F7M
C   F7M   NC

C
You?
         F7M   
Wanted a beautiful day
    C
And you
             F7M
Wanted me to take you away
     C
Yeah you
          F7M
Made everything okay
    C
But you
             F7M
Were not the one you'd say
      G                                       F
But I don't know what to sing now that you've gone
  G                                       F     NC
I don't know what to sing now that you've gone
  C    F7M
Today
  C    F7M   NC
Today

C
Me?
           F7M
Wanted you all night long
    C
And me
                  F7M
Couldn't help but sing you a song
     C
Yeah me
             F7M
Kept getting strung along
    C
But me
              F7M
Couldn't have been more wrong
      G                                       F
But I don't know what to sing now that you've gone
  G                                       F     NC
I don't know what to sing now that you've gone
  C    F7M
Today
  C    F7M   NC
Today

C
They?
                 F7M
Thought we would last for years
    C
And they
                F7M
Didn't hear the fights or swears
     C
Yeah they
             F7M 
Couldn't get over your fears
    C
But they
                F7M
Weren't dealing with the tears
      G                                       F
But I don't know what to sing now that you've gone
  G                                       F
I don't know what to sing now that you've gone
  G                                       F
I don't know what to sing now that you've gone
  G                                       F     NC
I don't know what to sing now that you've gone
  C    F7M 
Today
  C    F7M
Today
  C    F7M
Today
  C    F7M    C
Today



Melbourne City - written by Chris Morin on 8/17/2014 at 12:01 AM for the guitar.

C                         
Storm clouds on the road to Melbourne City
                                 F
Thunder in the wind and the rain too
                       C
Lightening in the air, life is so unfair
G                             C
Every time we think of me and you

C
It's a long drive to Melbourne City
                                 F
You are strangely quiet and I am too
                               C
You like to nit and pick while me I'm just a dick
G                             C
Every time we think of me and you

F                         C
We will sit and laugh but cry at long last
G                             C
Every time we think of me and you
F                         C
We will sit and laugh but cry at long last
G                             C
Every time we think of me and you
G                             C
Every time we think of me and you

C F C G C

C
So let's drive down to Melbourne City
                              F
Maybe a dance and some dinner too
                              C
But love's not in the air and life sure ain't fair
G                             C
Every time we think of me and you

C
Let's not go back to Melbourne City
                                              F
There's nothing there for the likes of me and you
                            C
The love we had is gone and with it its fun
G                             C
Every time we think of me and you
F                         C
We will sit and laugh but cry at long last
G                             C
Every time we think of me and you
F                         C
We will sit and laugh but cry at long last
G                             C
Every time we think of me and you
G                             C
Every time we think of me and you
G                             C    F C
Every time we think of me and you



Don't Go Near Her - by Chris Morin written 1987-1989/August 29, 2014 for the guitar.

Note: This is one of the very first songs I ever wrote. I wrote it back when I was in high school.
I haven't played it in years and last week I started playing it again. I decided to change the title
and the chorus because I felt it would make it a better song. Those who read between the lines can
probably figure out what this is song all about. It's a pretty dark song to be written by a teenager.

Am                C       Em  Am  Em
You came into her room at 3am.
Am        C          Em  Am  Em
Why? I'll never understand.
Am          C                  Em  Am  Em
How can you look in the mirror again?
Am          C               Em  Am  Em  Am
How can you call yourself a man?

D           C
Saw what he could do.
D           C
Saw what he did to you.
D        C           Em  Am  Em  Am
Don't go near her at all
D           C
Saw what he could do.
D           C
Saw what he did to you.
D        C           Em  Am  Em  Am
Don't go near her at all
D        C           Em  Am  Em  Am
Don't go near her at all
D        C         
Don't go near her

Em Am Em Am Em Am Em Am G
Em Am Em Am Em Am Em Am 

Em           Am     Em  Am          
You took her happiness.
Em           Am      Em  Am                    
You took her liveliness.
Em           Am     Em  Am                    
You took her innocence.
Em               Am          Em  Am                          
Now there's just loneliness, hopelessness

D        C           Em  Am  Em  Am
Don't go near her at all
D        C           Em  Am  Em  Am
Don't go near her at all
D        C           Em  Am  Em  Am
Don't go near her at all
D        
Don't go near her

Em Am Em Am Em Am Em Am G
Em Am Em Am Em Am Em Am G
Em Am Em Am Em Am Em

Am            C           Em  Am  Em
You came into her room at 3am.
Am        C          Em
Why? I'll never understand.



I'm Gonna Be - by Chris Morin written September 7, 2014 10:29 AM for the guitar.

G            C              D  Dsus4  D
I'm going to give you all I have
G            C               D
I'm going to give all that I can
G             C    D
I'm not gonna lose my identity
G             C               D
I'm not gonna lose all that's me

Oh oh

C   G     D  Dsus4  D  Dsus2
I'm gonna be
C   G     D  Dsus4  D  Dsus2
I'm gonna be
C   G     D
I'm gonna be
             C    G     D
Not what you want me to be
             C    G     D
Not what you want me to be

G            C               D  Dsus4  D
You're gonna take all that I am
G            C              D
You're gonna break me down again
G             C    D
I'm not gonna lose my sanity
G             C               D
I'm not gonna give you all of me

Oh oh

C   G     D  Dsus4  D  Dsus2
I'm gonna be
C   G     D  Dsus4  D  Dsus2
I'm gonna be
C   G     D
I'm gonna be
             C    G     D
Not what you want me to be
             C    G     D
Not what you want me to be

Oh oh

C   G     D  Dsus4  D  Dsus2
I'm gonna be
C   G     D  Dsus4  D  Dsus2
I'm gonna be
C   G     D
I'm gonna be
             C    G     D
Not what you want me to be
             C    G     D
Not what you want me to be
             C    G     D
Not what you want me to be

C  G  D



All My Waking Hours - by Chris Morin written September 14, 2014 10:15 AM for the ukulele and guitar.

Note:  It has been a while since I sat down and wrote a song on the ukulele. This one
started as a line that got stuck in my head - Every Waking Hour. I picked up the ukulele
and started picking. After a bit I knew what I wanted to do and just starting writing quick
lines starting with the word every. After playing with the format I was able to get what I wanted.

I wrote this song as a prequel to the songs in my Ole Misty Holler project. It would take
place before our musician and his grade school teacher girlfriend started dating. I just
can't seem to leave these two people alone.

              C
Every dawning day
             G
Every rising moon
               F
Every crashing wave
               G
Everything you do
              C
Every darkest dream
              G
Every tallest tree
              F
Every crystal stream
               G
Everything but me

              F        G
All my waking hours oh oh
           C     G  F
I can only think of you
                       G
All my waking hours oh oh 
           C  G  F  G
It's all I do

             C
Every golden ring
             G
Every stormy cloud
                F
Every slightest thing
              G
Everything so loud
               C
Every sweetest touch
             G
Every gentle kiss
                F
Everything that hurts
             G
Everything I miss

              F        G
All my waking hours oh oh  
           C     G  F
I can only think of you
                       G
All my waking hours oh oh
         C  G  F  G
It's all I do

            F        G
So I try to see
           C                         F
If you are every thing every thing to me
                     G
But you don't see oh no
C  G  F  G
me
  
            C
Every worst fear
           G
Every last tear
           F
Every hope lost
           G
Every coin tossed
            C
Every night gone
             G
Every single song
              F
Every one but me
              G
Who you never see

              F        G
All my waking hours oh oh
           C     G  F
I can only think of you
                       G
All my waking hours oh oh
         C  G  F  G
It's all I do
              F        G
All my waking hours oh oh
           C     G  F
I can only think of you
                       G
All my waking hours oh oh
           C  G  F  G  C
It's all I do



Don't Care - by Chris Morin written 5/11/2015 7:55 PM on the ukulele.

Note: This bouncy little pop song that I wrote on the ukulele has only three chords and it's a little under three minutes.
It would easily translate into a punk song. I hadn't been playing any instruments for about five months. I recently picked
up my uke and in about fifteen minutes had this song all figured out.

People ask me if I write about myself in these songs. I do and I don't. There may be a tidbit here and there in these songs
that may be about me but a little of that can go a long way and it can also seem very self serving - sort of like this rambling
explanation. It's one of the reasons why I created Ole Misty Holler. I could escape into this other world and be completely
free to write whatever I wanted. There are some songs that are very autobiographical though. Blue Jeans and T-Shirts is about
as real as it gets. I pull no punches in that one. 

C
I don't even know if I love you
I don't even know if I care
I don't even know if I like you
I just want you back over here

     F
So I try
  C
I try
  G                             F
I try to make you love me while I
           C
Just don't care
  G                             F
I try to make you love me while I
           C
Just don't care

C
I don't even know if I miss you
I don't even know if I care
I'm not sure if I should even kiss you
Or run my fingers through your hair

     F
So I try
  C
I try
  G                             F
I try to make you love me while I
           C
Just don't care
  G                             F
I try to make you love me while I
           C
Just don't care

C
I don't think that I could live without you
In the end I guess I really do care
I don't think that's gonna work for you
You told me to get the F outta here

     F
So I try
  C
I try
  G                             F
I try to make you love me while I
           C
Just don't care
  G                             F
I try to make you love me while I
           C
Just don't care
  G                       F
I tried to make you love me
  G                       F
I tried to make you love me
  G                       F
I tried to make you love me
          C
But you don't care



So Much Better by Chris Morin written 9/9/2015 at 8:15 AM for the guitar.

Our musician has gone to Nashville and his school teacher girlfriend is none too pleased.

G         C
You went away
            G
But that's okay
           D                  G
'Cause I'm so much better without you
               C
Don't sleep at night
             G
But that's alright
           D                  G
'Cause I'm so much better without you
                 C
Can't think real straight
             G
But that can wait
           D                  G
'Cause I'm so much better without you
            C
Got lots of time
                G
But that's just fine
           D                  G
'Cause I'm so much better without you
           D                  G
'Cause I'm so much better without you

C                       G
Think about you all the time
C                           G
Think of how you screwed my mind
C                       G
Think of all the wasted time
D                        C
Got my life back just in time

Oh oh oh

G C G C G C D D

G         C
You went away
            G
But that's okay
           D                  G
'Cause I'm so much better without you
               C
Don't sleep at night
             G
But that's alright
           D                  G
'Cause I'm so much better without you
                 C
Can't think real straight
             G
But that can wait
           D                  G
'Cause I'm so much better without you
            C
Got lots of time
                G
But that's just fine
           D                  G
'Cause I'm so much better without you
           D                  G
'Cause I'm so much better without you
           D                  G
'Cause I'm so much better without you



Ebola Rock 'n Rolla - written on a plane from Tampa Florida to Manchester New Hampshire June 5, 2015 11:25pm.
Sometimes you just have to write a fun punk song.

Capo First Fret

C   G
I'm alive
C            G
You're gonna die
C      G
Not my fault
C          D
So say goodbye
C   G
I'm alive
C            G
You're gonna die
C      G
Not my fault
C          D
So say goodbye

G             C
Ebola rock 'n rolla
G          C
Go run and hide
G             C
Ebola rock 'n rolla
G  D
Tonight

G             C
Ebola rock 'n rolla
G          C
Go run and hide
G             C
Ebola rock 'n rolla
G  D
Tonight

C G       C   G
Fever and sweating
C  G    C   G
No more fretting
C G       C   G
Fever and sweating
C      G     D
You're gonna die

G             C
Ebola rock 'n rolla
G          C
Go run and hide
G             C
Ebola rock 'n rolla
G  D
Tonight

G             C
Ebola rock 'n rolla
G          C
Go run and hide
G             C
Ebola rock 'n rolla
G  D    
Tonight

Repeat end with a G



Look Back - written on 4/28/2016 at 8:05pm

Capo 1st fret

Em  Am x4

   Em
So look back.
Am                               Em
Tell me...was he really what you wanted?
Am                               Em
Tell me...was he really what you needed?
Am                              Em         Am
Tell me that you really, really loved him.
       Em             Am
Was he everything you thought he'd be?

   Em
So look back.
Am                           Em
Tell me...did he ever really love you?
Am                   Em
Anything he say ever ring true?
Am                               Em        Am
Tell me that he cared and really loved you. 
       Em             Am
Was it everything you thought it'd be?

   G               D
So look back on it now. 
          G             D
Would you change it and how?
            G            D
Should have listened but no.
         G          D
You have nowhere to go.

   Em         Am
So look back. 
Em         Am
Look back
Em         Am
Look back.
Em         Am
Look back.

   Em
So look back.
Am                          Em
Tell me how it felt when he left you?
Am                           Em
Tell me that his love really rang true.
Am                             Em        Am
Tell me that he really, really loved you.
       Em             Am
Was it everything you thought it'd be?
   Em
So look back.
Am                               Em
Tell me that you'd change if you had to
Am                                Em
Tell me you would leave before he broke you
Am                         Em   Am
Tell me you would still be you
       Em             Am
Was it everything you thought it'd be?
       Em             Am
Was he everything you thought he'd be?
       Em             Am
Was it everything you thought it'd be?

   G               D
So look back on it now. 
          G             D
Would you change it and how?
            G            D
Should have listened but no.
         G          D
You have nowhere to go.

   Em         Am
So look back. 
Em         Am
Look back
Em         Am
Look back.
Em         Am
Look back.

   G               D
So look back on it now. 
          G             D
Would you change it and how?
            G            D
Should have listened but no.
         G          D
You have nowhere to go.

   Em         Am
So look back. 
Em         Am
Look back
Em         Am
Look back.
        Em   Em         
So baby look back.



Blocking My Sunshine - written March 15, 2015 at 9:30AM

C   G         D
The hate she takes root
C       G                 D
Lack of love leaves me in shade
C          G   D
Hope she's not growing
G        C                D
Dried up ground wilts us away

G        C               D
You keep blocking all my sunshine
G         C         D
You crush all of my dreams
G        C              D       C
You keep wasting all of my time
          G             D
You're no longer what I need
            G
Blocking my sunshine
   C        D
Oh oh oh-oh-oh
            G
Blocking my sunshine
   C        D
Oh oh oh-oh-oh
            G
Blocking my sunshine
   C        D   C
Oh oh oh-oh-oh
          G             D
You're no longer what I need

C   G         D
The hate she takes root
C       G                 D
Lack of love leaves me in shade
C          G   D
Hope she's not growing
G        C                D
Dried up ground wilts us away

G        C               D
You keep blocking all my sunshine
G         C         D
You crush all of my dreams
G        C              D       C
You keep wasting all of my time
          G             D
You're no longer what I need
            G
Blocking my sunshine
   C        D
Oh oh oh-oh-oh
            G
Blocking my sunshine
   C        D
Oh oh oh-oh-oh
            G
Blocking my sunshine
   C        D   C
Oh oh oh-oh-oh
          G             D
You're no longer what I need



My Bittersweet - February 7, 2017 11:53am written on a plane from London to Tampa. 

G                              C
Walking down the street in the early AM
G                   C
The roads are empty except for a man
G               C             G    C
Walking his dog as fast as he can

G
Hoods up, the wind shrieks its chilling shrill
C
Climbing the steps of the great, big hill
G                                       C
The goats, the sheep, the cold but I am still

G                 C
Leaving you and I won't be back
               G
Won't be back again
                 C
I won't be back again
         G
My Bittersweet
         C
My bittersweet 
G                C
Loving you but I won't be back
               G
Won't be back again
               C
I won't be back again
         G
My Bittersweet
         C    G    C
My bittersweet

G                        C
Alice, the rabbit and of course the hatter
G                               C
The promenade, the venue but it just won't matter
G                       C                 G  C
Sainsbury's, you and me never been sadder

G
Juicy bits, taxi fits, the big game, up all night
C
You and me, fun and free, won't be the same, schlubs all right
G                       C         
     Yet you called me     tonight
G                       C         
     Yet you called me     tonight

G                 C
Leaving you and I won't be back
               G
Won't be back again
                 C
I won't be back again
         G
My Bittersweet
         C
My bittersweet 
G                C
Loving you but I won't be back
              G
Won't be back again
                 C
I won't be back again
         G
My Bittersweet
         C     G   C
My bittersweet



Break And Die - written 4/26/2017 7:54pm. 

Note: This is a very sad song. I almost threw it away. 

C        G             Am       C
Everyone knows I don't love you
         G               Am   C
They all know I make you cry
             G              Am      C
And everyone knows that I'm leaving 
         G                    Am   C
And your heart will break and die
         G                    Am  
And your heart will break and die

           G   Am
Yeah she's not you
    G                Am
She makes me feel so alive
           G   Am
Yeah she's not you
        G                    Am
And you heart will break and die
          G                    Am G Am G Am
Yeah your heart will break and die

C        G             Am      C
Everyone knows I don't need you
                  Am   C
If I go I will be fine
        G                Am      C
And you know that we are finished
         G                    Am   C
And your heart will break and die
         G                    Am  
And your heart will break and die

           G   Am
Yeah she's not you
    G                Am
She makes me feel so alive
           G   Am
Yeah she's not you
        G                    Am
And you heart will break and die
          G                    Am
Yeah your heart will break and die
           G   Am
Yeah she's not you
    G                Am
She makes me feel so alive
           G   Am
Yeah she's not you
        G                    Am
And you heart will break and die
          G                    Am
Yeah your heart will break and die
G                               
Yeah your heart
               Am  G  Am  G  Am  G  Am  G  Am
Will break and die


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