More songs by The Grateful Dead

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"TOUCH OF GREY" by the Grateful Dead
From their 1987 album In The Dark
Written by Jerry Garcia and Robert C. Hunter
Transcribed by T-rev
Capo 4th fret

F C    F C    G D    G D

G                     D    G  C                       F C
   It must be getting early /  clocks are running late
D                          G     C
   Paint-by-number morning sky /  looks so phony
   Dawn is breaking everywhere / light a candle, curse the glare
   Draw the curtains, I don't care / 'cause it's alright

        D  G        C    D   G        C
         I will get by /  I will get by
       D   G        F C D              F C   F C   G D   G D
         I will get by--- /  I will survive

   I see you've got your list out / say your piece and get out
   Guess I get the gist of it / but it's alright
   Sorry that you feel that way / the only thing there is to say
   Every silver lining's got / a touch of grey

   Am        A7        D
      It's a lesson to me
          Am            A7             D
      The Ables and the Bakers and the C's
   Em       B7  A7            D
      The ABC's / we all must face
   G7        C              D
      Try to keep a little grace

      It's a lesson to me
      The Deltas and the East and the Freeze
      The ABC's we all think of
      And try to wean a little love

   I know the rent is in arrears / the dog has not been fed in years
   It's even worse than it appears / but it's alright
   Cow is giving kerosene / kid can't read at seventeen
   The words he knows are all obscene / but it's alright

         I will...

   The shoe is on the hand it fits / there's really nothing much to it
   Whistle through your teeth and spit / 'cause it's alright
   Oh well, a touch of grey / kinda suits you anyway
   And that was all I had to say / and it's alright

         I will...
         We will...
         We will...

Transcribed 2019-09-04 by T-rev for Martin
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