Give Kudos?
Are you sure you want to give kudos to lmofle?

Add To Songbook?
Are you sure you want to add this song to your songbook?


3,420 bands | 16,455 songs
Search: Register FREE! | Login
Browse Songs:
Browse Bands:
Tool Panel
Discuss This Song

1 2 3 4 5



Charlie Daniels - Still In Saigon (Chord)
Album: 16 Biggest Hits (2006)
Submitter: lmofle (438) on 8/11/03 7 comments
Month Views: 77 | Total Views: 12,541
Moderator: Ray Terry | Report This Song?
Song Tools

Comment

Songbook

Kudos

Show Chords

Print

Still In Saigon
By Charlie Daniels Band

I had a hard time getting this 100% but let me know
what you think…..Larry

Capo 1

    Bm
Got on a plane in 'Frisco
        G 
And got off in Vietnam
  Bm
I walked into a different world
    G
The past forever gone
Em                   F#m
I could have gone to Canada
     Bm
Or I could have stayed in school
    Em               F#m  
But I was brought up differently
  A
I couldn't break the rules

Thirteen months and fifteen days
The last ones were the worst
One minute I'd kneel down and pray
And the next I'd stand and curse

No place to run to
Where I did not feel that war
When I got home I stayed alone
And checked behind each door


Chorus:
        Bm
Cuz I'm still in Saigon
G
Still in Saigon
     Bm
I am still in Saigon
      G  F#m   Em
In my mi-i-i—i-nd


The ground at home was covered in snow
And I was covered in sweat
My younger brother calls me a killer
And my daddy calls me a vet
Everybody says I'm someone else
And I'm sick and there's no cure
Damned if I know who I am
There was only one place I was sure

When i was: Chorus

Bridge:
Em           Bm 
Every summer when it rains
  Em                  Bm
I smell the jungle, I hear the planes
  Em                   Bm
I can't tell no one, I feel ashamed
  F#m                Bm
Afraid some day I'll go insane


That's been ten long years ago
And time has gone on by
Now and then I catch myself
Eyes searching through the sky
All the sounds of long ago
Will be forever in my head
Mingled with the wounded cries
And the silence of the dead

'Cuz I'm Chorus

I am still in Saigon
I am still in Saigon
Yes, I'm still in Saigon
In my mind

 
 Comments (click here to add a non-facebook comment)
Excellent!
-WildCard76 | 8/11/2003
Thanks so much for taken time out to do this.
TC
BUCK69
http://ecomallbiz.com/tclawson
-tclawson | 8/11/2003

-tclawson | 8/12/2003
Great job love this song
-bubbabud | 10/7/2003
It's about time i found the chords for this song. I was about to go nuts! Wonderful job!
-biohazard8720 | 10/11/2005
Larry you always do a great job and we can't thank you enough for the hours you have spent putting songs on here for everyone to enjoy.I always look for songs you have put up because I know they are the most accurate> Again thank you for all your time and effort. Carl
-cgarrand78 | 6/5/2011
That's very kind of you to say! I wish I had more time to do more than I have lately but every so often, I get a chance to throw a few up there - thank YOU for playing my tabs!!
-lmofle | 6/6/2011
Home | FAQs | Privacy | Terms | Contact
Top 100 Tab Sites