Lee Kernaghan

Freedom Road

Lee Kernaghan

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Freedom Road

	  		        D                          A                     D 
I guess everybody knew the way the sergeant knocked her 'round, 
                                 G     D/F#   Em 
But he laid down the law in that dusty cattle town. 
    D                                   A                     Bm 
The front bar just fell silent when she begged him 'please no more', 
    G           D             A                  D 
But no-one interfered when he slapped her to the floor. 
 
 
 
      D                                        A                 D 
But a young man watched the sergeant leave and knelt down by her side, 
                                        G        D/F#   Em 
And a lost love was re-kindled when she held him in her eyes. 
            D                      A                  Bm 
And in that unexpected moment, two hearts were takin' flight, 
   G                   D            A             D 
As down that moonlight highway they sped into the night. 
 
 
 
        D             G                   D 
Freedom road, they're leavin' this town behind. 
        F#m              G                   A 
Freedom road, there's no turning 'round this time. 
               D    G                 D 
There's no way back when two worlds explode, 
        Em        D/F#      G       A       D 
They're somewhere out there on that freedom road. 
 
 
 
     D                                          A              D 
They reached the three ways roadhouse, took the Barkley to the east, 
                                        G       D/F#   Em 
They'd head across to Queensland, get a job out on the reef. 
     D                                    A                Bm 
Then in the rear view mirror they saw the sergeant close behind, 
      G                    D              A                D 
Their hearts were pounding harder as they neared the borderline. 
 
 
 
        D             G                   D 
Freedom road, they're leavin' this town behind. 
        F#m              G                   A 
Freedom road, there's no turning 'round this time. 
               D    G                 D 
There's no way back when two worlds explode, 
        Em        D/F#      G       A       Bm 
They're somewhere out there on that freedom road. 
 
 
 
Bm   G   D   F#m   G   A   D   G   D  Em  D/F#  G  A  D 
INSTRUMENTAL 
 
 
 
        D                                   A              D 
For the first time in her life, there was a freedom in the wind, 
                                            G          D/F#      Em 
So when they saw the roadblock, 'Don't slow down', she begged of him. 
     D                                       A              Bm 
They rolled and then burst into flames, they didn't stand a chance, 
       G                 D            A                            D      
In the stillness of that ghostly dawn, they reached their promised land. 
 
 
 
        D             G                    D 
Freedom road, they're leaving this world behind. 
        F#m              G                   A 
Freedom road, there's no turning 'round this time. 
               D    G                 D 
There's no way back when two worlds explode, 
        Em        D/F#      G       A       Bm 
They're somewhere out there on that freedom road. 
        G                    D 
They're leavin' this world behind. 
        F#m              G                   A 
Freedom road, there's no turning 'round this time. 
               D    G                 D 
There's no way back when two worlds explode, 
        Em        D/F#      G       A       D 
They're somewhere out there on that freedom road. 
 

		  

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