Amarillo by Morning Chords And Strumming, George Strait
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Amarillo By Morning Chords And Strumming, George Strait

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Did You Know? Amarillo By Morning was written by Terry Stafford after he played a gig at a rodeo in San Antonio, Texas then drove home to Amarillo, Texas. It was named by Country Music Television as '#12 country song of all time'. 

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Difficulty Level Of Original Recorded Song: Orange Pick

Most Advanced Rhythm:  White Pick 

Most Advanced Chord Change: Orange Pick (White Pick when played with Django chords only, Yellow Pick when played with Open Anchor Chords)

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White Pick Level

Amarillo By Morning Chords And Strumming, George Strait

Django Chords:  

(capo fret 2 then fret 4)

Django C Chord

Django F Chord

Django G Chord

Django Em Chord

Strumming:

"Driver":

|D    D    D U D U |


"1 Strum":

|D                     |


Tempo: 120bpm

Key: D

​​​

Intro -

||C - - - |Em - - - |F - - - |G - - - || x2

  |G(1 strum)|


Verse 1 -

|C - - - |Em - - - |F - - - |C - - - |

|C - - - |Em - - - |F - - - |G - - - |

|G - - - |

|F - - - |G - - - |C - Em - |F - - - |

|C - - - |G - - - |F - G - |



(C) Amarillo by (Em)morning, (F) up from San An(C)tone
(C) Everything that (Em)I've got, is (F)just what I've got (G)on (G)
When that (F)sun is high in that (G)Texas sky
I'll be (C)bucking at the (Em)county (F)fair
(C) Amarillo by (G)morning, (F)Amarillo (G)I'll be there

​​

Instrumental 1 -

|C - - - |Em - - - |F - - - |G - - - |


Verse 2 -

|C - - - |Em - - - |F - - - |C - - - |

|C - - - |Em - - - |F - - - |G - - - |

|G - - - |

|F - - - |G - - - |C - Em - |F - - - |

|C - - - |G - - - |F - G - |


(C) They took my saddle in (Em)Houston, broke my (F)leg in Santa (C)Fe
(C) Lost my wife and a (Em)girlfriend some(F)where along the (G)way (G)
Well I'll be (F)looking for eight when they (G)pull that gate
And I (C)hope that (Em)judge ain't (F)blind
(C) Amarillo by (G)morning, Ama(F)rillo's (G)on my mind


Instrumental 2 -

|C - - - |Em - - - |F - - - |Em(1 strum)|

(Capo moves to fret 4 from here)

 

Verse 3 -

|C - - - |Em - - |F - - - |C - - - |

|C - - - |Em - - - |F - - - |G - - - |

|G - - - |

|F - - - |G - - - |C - Em - |F - - - |

|C - - - |G - - - |F - G - |C - F G |

|C - - - |G - - - |F - G - |


(C) Amarillo by (Em)morning, (F) up from San An(C)tone
(C) Everything that (Em)I've got, is (F)just what I've got (G)on (G)

I ain't (F)got a dime, but what I (G)got is mine
I ain't (C)rich, but (Em)Lord I'm (F)free
(C) Amarillo by (G)morning, Ama(F)rillo's (G)where I'll (C)be (F) (G)
(C) Amarillo by (G)morning, Ama(F)rillo's (G)where I'll be


Outro -

||C(1strum)|Em(1strum)|F(1 strum)|G(1 strum)|| x3

 

Final Chord Strum: C

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Yellow Pick Level

Amarillo By Morning Chords And Strumming, George Strait

​Open Chords:  

(capo fret 2 then fret 4)

Open C Chord

Open Gadd4 Chord

Open Em Chord

Open Fmaj7 Chord (F∆7)

Strumming:

"Driver":

|D    D    D U D U |


"1 Strum":

|D                     |


Tempo: 120bpm

Key: D

​​​

Intro -

||C - - - |Em - - - |F∆7 - - - |Gadd4 - - - || x2

  |Gadd4(1 strum)|


Verse 1 -

|C - - - |Em - - - |F∆7 - - - |C - - - |

|C - - - |Em - - - |F∆7 - - - |Gadd4- - |

|Gadd4 - - - |

|F∆7 - - - |Gadd4 - - - |C - Em - |F∆7 - - - |

|C - - - |Gadd4 - - - |F∆7 - Gadd4 - |


(C) Amarillo by (Em)morning, (F∆7) up from San An(C)tone
(C) Everything that (Em)I've got, is (F∆7)just what I've got (Gadd4)on (Gadd4)
When that (F∆7)sun is high in that (G)Texas sky
I'll be (C)bucking at the (Em)county (F∆7)fair
(C) Amarillo by (Gadd4)morning, (F∆7)Amarillo (Gadd4)I'll be there

​​

Instrumental 1 -

|C - - - |Em - - - |F∆7 - - - |Gadd4 - - - |


Verse 2 -

|C - - - |Em - - - |F∆7 - - - |C - - - |

|C - - - |Em - - - |F∆7 - - - |Gadd4 - - - |

|Gadd4 - - - |

|F∆7 - - - |Gadd4 - - - |C - Em - |F∆7 - - - |

|C - - - |Gadd4 - - - |F∆7 - Gadd4 - |


(C) They took my saddle in (Em)Houston, broke my (F∆7)leg in Santa (C)Fe
(C) Lost my wife and a (Em)girlfriend some(F∆7)where along the (Gadd4)way (Gadd4)
Well I'll be (F∆7)looking for eight when they (Gadd4)pull that gate
And I (C)hope that (Em)judge ain't (F∆7)blind
(C) Amarillo by (Gadd4)morning, Ama(F∆7)rillo's (Gadd4)on my mind


Instrumental 2 -

|C - - - |Em - - - |F∆7 - - - |Em(1 strum)|

(Capo moves to fret 4 from here)

 

Verse 3 -

|C - - - |Em - - - |F∆7 - - - |C - - - |

|C - - - |Em - - - |F∆7 - - - |Gadd4 - - - |

|Gadd4 - - - |

|F∆7 - - - |Gadd4 - - - |C - Em - |F∆7 - - - |

|C - - - |Gadd4 - - - |F∆7 - Gadd4 - |C - F∆7 Gadd4 |

|C - - - |Gadd4 - - - |F∆7 - Gadd4 - |

​​

(C) Amarillo by (Em)morning, (F∆7) up from San An(C)tone
(C) Everything that (Em)I've got, is (F∆7)just what I've got (Gadd4)on (Gadd4)

I ain't (F∆7)got a dime, but what I (Gadd4)got is mine
I ain't (C)rich, but (Em)Lord I'm (F∆7)free
(C) Amarillo by (Gadd4)morning, Ama(F∆7)rillo's (Gadd4)where I'll (C)be (F∆7) (Gadd4)
(C) Amarillo by (Gadd4)morning, Ama(F∆7)rillo's (Gadd4)where I'll be


Outro -

||C(1strum)|Em(1strum)|F∆7(1 strum)|Gadd4(1 strum)|| x3

 

Final Chord Strum: C

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Orange Pick Level

Amarilllo By Morning Chords And Strumming, George Strait

​Open Chords:  

(capo fret 2 then fret 4)

Open C Chord

Open G Chord

Open Em Chord

Open Fmaj7 Chord (F∆7) 

Strumming:

"Driver":

|D    D    D U D U |


"1 Strum":

|D                     |


Tempo: 120bpm

Key: D

​​​

Intro -

||C - - - |Em - - - |F∆7 - - - |G - - - || x2

  |G(1 strum)|


Verse 1 -

|C - - - |Em - - - |F∆7 - - - |C - - - |

|C - - - |Em - - - |F∆7 - - - |G - - - |

|G - - - |

|F∆7 - - - |G - - - |C - Em - |F∆7 - - |

|C - - - |G - - - |F∆7 - G - |


(C) Amarillo by (Em)morning, (F∆7) up from San An(C)tone
(C) Everything that (Em)I've got, is (F∆7)just what I've got (G)on (G)
When that (F∆7)sun is high in that (G)Texas sky
I'll be (C)bucking at the (Em)county (F∆7)fair
(C) Amarillo by (G)morning, (F∆7)Amarillo (G)I'll be there

​​

Instrumental 1 -

|C - - - |Em - - - |F∆7 - - - |G - - - |


Verse 2 -

|C - - - |Em - - - |F∆7 - - - |C - - - |

|C - - - |Em - - - |F∆7 - - - |G - - - |

|G - - - |

|F∆7 - - - |G - - - |C - Em - |F∆7 - - |

|C - - - |G - - - |F∆7 - G - |


(C) They took my saddle in (Em)Houston, broke my (F∆7)leg in Santa (C)Fe
(C) Lost my wife and a (Em)girlfriend some(F∆7)where along the (G)way (G)
Well I'll be (F∆7)looking for eight when they (G)pull that gate
And I (C)hope that (Em)judge ain't (F∆7)blind
(C) Amarillo by (G)morning, Ama(F∆7)rillo's (G)on my mind


Instrumental 2 -

|C - - - |Em - - - |F∆7 - - |Em(1 strum)|

(Capo moves to fret 4 from here)

 

Verse 3 -

|C - - - |Em - - - |F∆7 - - - |C - - - |

|C - - - |Em - - - |F∆7 - - - |G - - - |

|G - - - |

|F∆7 - - - |G - - - |C - Em - |F∆7 - - |

|C - - - |G - - - |F∆7 - G - |C - F∆7 G |

|C - - - |G - - - |F∆7 G - |

​​​

(C) Amarillo by (Em)morning, (F∆7) up from San An(C)tone
(C) Everything that (Em)I've got, is (F∆7)just what I've got (G)on (G)

I ain't (F∆7)got a dime, but what I (G)got is mine
I ain't (C)rich, but (Em)Lord I'm (F∆7)free
(C) Amarillo by (G)morning, Ama(F∆7)rillo's (G)where I'll (C)be (F∆7) (G)
(C) Amarillo by (G)morning, Ama(F∆7)rillo's (G)where I'll be


Outro -

||C(1strum)|Em(1strum)|F∆7(1 strum)|G(1 strum)|| x3

 

Final Chord Strum: C

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