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# THE OUTLAW by Larry Norman, from ONLY VISITING THIS PLANET
# Transcribed by Robin Hale-Cooper and Wayne Ruotolo in September 1995, 
# Robin: voice:804-288-1716, EMAIL:
# Wayne: voice:804-740-9699, EMAIL
# Thanks to Kevin Berk at KBerk@bdm.com  for the words to this song.
# ----------------------------------------------------------------------------
{chord: G/C 3 x 2 0 1 3   1 }
{chord:   D x 0 0 2 3 2   1 }
{chord:   G 3 2 0 0 0 3   1 }
{chord:   F x x 3 2 1 1   1 }
{chord:   C x 3 2 0 1 0   1 }
{title:The Outlaw, by Larry Norman}

INTRO:	G  G/C  G  G/C  G  G/C  G  G/C

Some [G]say He was an [G/C]outlaw, that He roamed across the [G]land
With a [D]band of unschooled ruffians and a [C]few old fishermen
No one [G]knew just where He [G/C]came from or exactly what He'd [G]done
But they [D]said it must be something bad that [F]kept Him on the [C]run.[G]   [G/C]     [G]   [G/C]

Some [G]say He was a [G/C]poet that He'd stand upon the [G]hill
And his [D]voice could calm an angry crowd or [C]make the waves stand still
That He [G]spoke in many [G/C]parables that few could under-[G]stand
But the [D]people sat for hours just to [F]listen to this [C]man.[G]   [G/C]     [G]   [G/C]

Some [G]say He was a [G/C]sorcerer a man of myste-[G]ry
He could [D]walk upon the water.  He could [C]make a blind man see.
That He [G]conjured wine at [G/C]weddings and did tricks with fish and [G]bread.
That He [D]talked of being born again and raised [F]people from the [C]dead.[G]   [G/C]     [G]   [G/C]

1ST BREAK:  G G/C G G/C D C G G/C G G/C D F C G 

Some [G]say a poli-[G/C]tician who spoke of being [G]free
He was [D]followed by the masses on the [C]shores of Galilee
He spoke [G]out against corrup-[G/C]tion and He bowed to no de-[G]cree
And they [D]feared His strength and power so they [F]nailed Him to a [C]tree.[G]   [G/C]

2ND BREAK:  C6 D7 Em6 C G6 Em Am Am6 G

Some [G]say He was the [G/C]Son of God a man above all [G]men
But He [D]came to be a servant and to [C]set us free from sin
And [G]that's who I be-[G/C]lieve He was 'cause that's who I be-[G]lieve
And I [D]think we should get ready 'cause it's [F]time for us to [C]leave.[G] 

ENDING:  C6 D7 Em6 C G6 Em Am Am6 G

{comment:The Outlaw, by Larry Norman, from "Only Visiting this Planet"}
{comment:The G/C sounds better in this song than just C.  If you make your G 
	with your pinkie,}
{comment:ring and middle fingers, you can easily change to G/C by fretting your
	index finger}
{comment:on the 2nd string/1st fret, and then moving your middle finger from the 
	5th string}
{comment:to the 4th string/2nd fret. Your ring finger will muff the 5th string.}
{comment:If you don't want to fool with the G/C, you can use C.}

Fingerstyle:

{comment:Just hold the chord shown and pluck the stings by number.  The strings 
	are numbered}
{comment:1 to 6. String 1 is the high E string.  It is the thinnest string,  on 
	the bottom}
{comment: as you hold the guitar. Strings count up from there, 2 3 4 5 ... The 
	6th string}
{comment:is the low (deepest sound) E string.  It is the thickest string, on the 
	top as you }
{comment:hold the guitar.  You will have to figure out which fingers you like to 
	use for }
{comment:each string.  I tend to use my ring finger for the 1st sting, middle 
	finger for the 2nd,}
{comment:index finger for 3rd string, and my thumb for the 4th, 5th and 6th 
	strings.}

[G]6 3 4 3 6 3 4 3  [G/C]6 3 4 2 6 3 4 3  (Introduction)
[G]6 3 4 3 6 3 4 3  [G/C]6 3 4 2 6 3 4 3
[G]6 3 4 3 6 3 4 3  [G/C]6 3 4 2 6 3 4 3
[G]6 3 4 3 6 3 4 3  [G/C]6 3 4 2 6 3 4 3  Some 
[G]6 3 4 3 6 3 4 3  [G/C]6 3 4 2 6 3 4 3  say He was an ... outlaw, that He 
[G/C]6 3 4 2 6 3 4 3  [G]6 3 4 3 6 3 4 3  roamed across the ... land, With a 
[D]4 2 3 1 4 2 3 2  [D]4 2 3 1 4 2 3 2  band of unschooled ... ruffians and a 
[C]5 2 3 1 5 2 4 3  [C]5 2 3 1 5 2 4 3  few old fisher- ... men. No one 
[G]6 3 4 3 6 3 4 3  [G/C]6 3 4 2 6 3 4 3  knew just where He ... came from or ex-
[G/C]6 3 4 2 6 3 4 3  [G]6 3 4 3 6 3 4 3  actly what He'd ... done, But they
[D]4 2 3 1 4 2 3 2  [D]4 2 3 1 4 2 3 2  said it must be ... something bad that
[F]4 2 3 1 4 2 3 2  [C]5 2 3 1 5 2 4 3  kept Him on the ... run
[G]6 3 4 3 6 3 4 3  [G/C]6 3 4 2 6 3 4 3
[G]6 3 4 3 6 3 4 3  [G/C]6 3 4 2 6 3 4 3

{comment:Here is the TAB for the 2nd break:

{comment:e---10---10---10---10-----8---8---8---8-----8---8---8---8-----}
{comment:B-8----8----8----8------8---8---8---8-------------------------}
{comment:G-----------------------------------------8---8---8---8-------}
{comment:D-------------------------------------------------------------}
{comment:A-8----8----8----8------7---7---7---7-----6---6---6---6-------}
{comment:E-------------------------------------------------------------}

{comment:e---7---7---7---7---------7---7---7---7-----5---5---5---5-----}

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