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Family Hands by Mary Chapin Carpenter Guitar Chords

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You can play Family Hands by Mary Chapin Carpenter using guitar or guitar.
This song by Mary Chapin Carpenter can also be played by that instruments.
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Family Hands guitar chords has rhythm and included in Hometown Girl (1987) album.
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Family Hands by Mary Chapin Carpenter Guitar Chords

FAMILY HANDS (Mary Chapin Carpenter)

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A 
 

RHYTHM GUITAR (Mary Chapin Carpenter):

 
D 
 
G/B 
 
D(9) 
 
G/B 
 
A7sus4 
 

E 2---------------|----------------|----------0-----|----------------|
B ----------------|----------3-----|----3-----------|----------3-----|
G ----------2---2-|------0-------0-|--------------2-|------0-------0-|
D ----0-------0---|----0-------0---|----0-------0---|----0-------2---|
A --------0-------|02-----2-------|----------------|02-----0-------|
D 0---------------|----------------|0-------0-------|----------------|
 
^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ .
 
 
D(9) 
 
D(9)/F# 
 
G 
 
D/F# 
 
Em7 
 

E ----------0-----|------0---------|----------------|------0---------|
B ----3-----------|--3-------3-----|0---------------|--0-------0-----|
G --------------2-|----------------|------0---2---0-|----------------|
D ----0-------0---|----0-------0---|----0-------0---|----0-------0---|
A ----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
D 0-------0-------|4-------4-------|5-------4-------|2-------2-------|

^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ .
1. Last Sunday we got in the car and we drove
2. Your grandmother owned a gun in 1932

 
A7sus4 
 
A7 
 
Asus9 
 
D 
 
G/B 
 
A7sus4 
 

E ------0---------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
B 3---------3-----|02-------0-----|3---------------|--3-------3-----|
G ----------------|------0-------2-|----------2---0-|------0-------0-|
D ----2-------2---|----2-------2---|----0-------0---|----0-------2---|
A 0-------0-------|0-------0-------|----------------|2-------0-------|
D ----------------|----------------|0-------0-------|----------------|

^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ .
1. To the town you were raised in, your boyhood home
2. When times were bad just everywhere, you said she used it too

 
D(9) 
 
D(9)/F# 
 
G5 
 
D/F# 
 
Em7 
 

E ----------0-----|------0---------|----------------|------0---------|
B ----------------|--3-------3-----|3---------------|--0-------0-----|
G ------2-------2-|--------------0-|------0---2---0-|--------------0-|
D ----0-------0---|----0-------0---|----0-------0---|----0-------0---|
A ----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
D 0-------0-------|4-------4-------|5-------4-------|2-------2-------|

^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ .
1. The trees were just turning, up on the ridge
2. And the life and times of everyone are traced inside their palms

 
A7sus4 
 
A7 
 
Asus9 
 
D(9) 
 
G/B 
 
A7sus4 
 

E ------0---------|----------------|------0---------|----------------|
B 3---------3-----|2---------0-----|----------3-----|----------------|
G --------------0-|------0-------2-|--------------2-|------0-------0-|
D ----2-------2---|----2-------2---|----0-------0---|----0-------2---|
A 0-------0-------|0-------0-------|----------------|02-----0-------|
D ----------------|----------------|0-------0-------|----------------|

^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ .
1. And this was your valley when you were a kid
2. Her skin may be so weathered, but her grip is still so strong

 
D(9) 
 
D(9)/F# 
 
G 
 
D/F# 
 
Em7 
 

E ----------0-----|------0---------|----------------|------0---------|
B ----3-----------|--3-------3-----|0---------------|--0-------0-----|
G --------------2-|--------------0-|------0---2---0-|----------------|
D ----0-------0---|----0-------0---|----0-------0---|----0-------0---|
A ----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
D 0-------0-------|4-------4-------|5-------4-------|2-------2-------|

^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ .
1. You showed me the railroad that your daddy worked on
2. And I see your eyes belong to her and too your mama too
3. And a rich man you might never be, they’d love you just the same

 
A7sus4 
 
A7sus4 
 
Asus9 
 
D(9) 
 
G/B 
 
A7sus4 
 

E ------0---------|----------------|------0---------|32-------------|
B 3---------3-----|23-------0-----|3---------3-----|----------------|
G ----------------|------0-------2-|--------------0-|------0---0-----|
D ----2-------2---|----2-------2---|----0-------0---|----0-------2---|
A 0-------0-------|0-------0-------|----------------|2-------0-------|
D ----------------|----------------|0-------0-------|----------------|

^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ .
1. As we neared the old house where your granny lives on
2. A slice of Virginia sky, the clearest shade of blue
3. They’ve handed down so much to you besides your Christian name

 
D(9) 
 
D(9)/F# 
 
G5 
 
D/F# 
 
Em7 
 

E ----------0-----|------0---------|----------------|------0---------|
B ----3-----------|--3-------3-----|0---------------|--0-------0-----|
G --------------2-|----------------|------0---2---0-|--------------0-|
D ----0-------0---|----0-------0---|----0-------0---|----0-------0---|
A ----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
D 0-------0-------|4-------4-------|5-------4-------|2-------2-------|
 
^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ .1. She’s nearing ninety years now, with her daughters by her side2.  
Acoustic guitar solo 
3. And the spoken word won’t heal you like the laying on of hands
 
A7sus4 
 
A9 
 
A7 
 
Asus4 
 
D(9) 
 
D 
 
D/C# 
 

E ----------------|----------0-----|2-----32-----0-|----------------|
B 3---------0-----|02---3---------|----------3-----|--3-------3-----|
G ------0-------0-|--------------2-|----------------|------2-------0-|
D ----2-------2---|----2-------2---|----0-------0---|----0-------0---|
A 0-------0-------|0-------0-------|----------------|--------4-------|
D ----------------|----------------|0---------------|0---------------|
 
^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ .1. Who tend the places in the heart where loneliness can hide2.  
Acoustic guitar solo 
3. Belonging to the ones who raised you to a man
 
Bm7 
 
Asus9 
 
G 
 
A7sus4 
 
D(9) 
 
D(9)/C# 
 

E ----------------|----------------|----------------|------0---------|
B ----3-----3-----|------0---------|----------3-----|----------3-----|
G ------2-------2-|----------2---0-|------0-------0-|--------------0-|
D ----4-------4---|----2-------2---|----0-------2---|----0-------0---|
A 2-------2-------|0-------0-------|--------0-------|--------4-------|
D ----------------|----------------|5---------------|0---------------|

^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ .
1,2,3. Raised by the women who are stronger than you know

 
Bm7 
 
Asus9 
 
Em7 
 
A 
 
Asus4 
 

E ----------------|----------------|------0---------|----------0-----|
B ----3-----3-----|------0---------|----------0-----|2-----3---------|
G ------2-------2-|----------2---0-|--------------0-|--2-----------2-|
D ----4-------4---|----2-------2---|----0-------0---|----2-------2---|
A 2-------2-------|0-------0-------|----------------|0-------0-------|
D ----------------|----------------|2-------2-------|----------------|

^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ .
1,2,3. A patchwork quilt of memory only women could have sewn

 
D 
 
D(9) 
 
D(9)/C# 
 
D9/C 
 
G6/B 
 

E 2-----0---------|------0---------|------0---------|------0---------|
B ----------3-----|--3-------3-----|----------3-----|--3-------3-----|
G --------------2-|--------------2-|--------------2-|--------------0-|
D ----0-------0---|----0-------0---|----0-------0---|----0-------0---|
A ----------------|4-------4-------|3-------3-------|2-------2-------|
D 0-------0-------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ .
1,2,3. The threads were stitched by family hands, protected from the moth

 
Em7 
 
D/F# 
 
G 
 
A7 
 

E ----------------|----------------|----------------|
B 0---------------|0---------0-----|----------2-----|
G ------0---2---0-|------0-------0-|------0-------0-|
D ----0-------0---|----0-------0---|----2-------2---|
A ----------------|----------------|0-------0-------|
D 2-------4-------|5-------5-------|----------------| (3rd time to Coda)

^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ .
1,2,3. By your mother and her mother, the weavers of your cloth

 
D 
 
D(9)/C# 
 
G6/B 
 
A7 
 
Asus4 
 

E ----------2-----|0---------------|------0---------|----------0-----|
B ----------------|----------------|----------3-----|2-----3---------|
G ------2-------2-|----------2---0-|--------------0-|--0-----------2-|
D ----0-------0---|----0-------0---|----0-------0---|----2-------2---|
A ----------------|4-------4-------|2-------2-------|0-------0-------|
D 0-------0-------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
 
^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ .1.  
 
(1st time: go back to beginning of verse.)2.  
First 4 bars of solo 
(2nd time: continue with solo)

Lead guitar solo
| Gmaj7 | D | Em7 | A Asus9 |
| 5x403x | 0x023x | 2×0000 | x0222x x0220x |

| G/B A/C# | D | G A7 | Bm7(4) |
| 5x003x x4222x | 0x0232 | 5x003x x0202x | x2023x |

| E7 | E7 | Em7 | A7 |
| 2×0100 | 2×0100 | 2×0000 | x0202x |

 
| A7sus4 | A7 || x0203x | x0202x |  
 

Coda
| D | Gmaj7/B | D | Gmaj7/B |
| 0x023x | x20032 | 2×0000 | x20032 |

| D A/C# | Bm7 A7 | G A7 | D ||
| 0x023x x4222x | x2023x x0202x | 5x000x x0202x | 000232 ||

LEAD GUITAR (John Jennings):

 
 

First solo (end of second verse)

 
C 
 
C/E 
 
F 
 
C/E 
 
Dm7 
 

E --|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
B --|----------------|----------------|----------------|--------------1-|
G --|------0-0-------|----------------|--------20-----|----------02---|
D 03|3--2------------|----------------|-----3-------2--|0-----23-------|
A --|triplet---------|----------2-3-2-|0-3-------------|----------------|
E --|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

. ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ .

 
G7sus4 
 
G7 
 
C 
 
C 
 
C/B 
 
Am 
 

E ----------------|------01-------|----------------|----------------|--
B 0-----3---------|0--------------3|----------------|----------------|--
G --20-----2-----|----------0---4-|5---------------|----------------|--
D ----------------|----------------|--------3-------|02-----0-------|--
A ----------------|----------------|----------------|------------32-|0-
E ----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|--

^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^

Longer solo (before third verse)

 
C 
 
G/B 
 
F/A 
 
G7 
 

E ----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
B ----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
G ----------------|----------------|------0-2-------|----------------|
D -----------3--2-|2/5-----------2-|3-------------32|0---------------|
A --------triplet-|----------------|----------------|----------23--2-|
E ----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

…cloth ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ .

 
Fmaj7 
 
C 
 
Dm7 
 
G 
 

E ----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
B ----------------|------1---3/5-5/|6~~~--------1-31|0---------------|
G --------------2|0---------------|----------2-----|----------------|
D ------------3---|--32-----------|----------------|----------------|
A 0-------0-3-----|----------------|----------------|----------------|
E ----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ .

 
F/A 
 
G/B 
 
C 
 
F 
 
G7 
 
Am7 
 

E --10-----------|--3-------------|---3--1-0-------|----------------|
B ------1-3-01-3-|5---------------|-----------3--0-|1-----0-1-------|
G ----------------|----------------|triplet-0-------|--------------0-|
D ----------------|----------------|-----------3--0-|2-----0-2-------|
A ----------------|----------------|--------triplet-|--------------2-|
E ----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ .

 
D7 
 
D7 
 
Dm7 
 
G7 
 

E ----------------|----------------|-----------0----|----------------|
B ----------------|----------------|------1-1--1--3-|0-----------10|
G ----------------|----------0-20-|---2--2-2-------|0---------------|
D 4---------------|----------------|3-------triplet-|----------------|
A 0---------------|----------------|triplet---------|----------------|
E ----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ .

 
G7sus4 
 
G7 
 

E ----------------|----------------|
B 1-10-----------|----------------|
G ------0---------|----------------|
D --------0---3---|----------------|
A ----------3---3-|/5--------------|
E ----------------|----------------|

^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ .

Coda

 
C 
 
Fmaj7 
 
D 
 
Fmaj7 
 

E --|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
B --|3/5-------------|1---------------|----------------|----------------|
G 0-|--------------0-|2---------02---|0---------------|--------------0-|
D --|----------------|--------------3-|-----------2--0-|----------------|
A --|----------------|----------------|-----------3----|3---------------|
D --|----------------|----------------|--------triplet-|5---------------|

. ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ .

 
C 
 
G/B 
 
Am7 
 
G7 
 
F 
 
G7 
 
C 
 

E --------------3-|------3---------|---3--1-0-------|----------------||
B 3/5-----3-------|1-------0-------|-----------3----|1---------------||
G -----(0)---(0)--|---(0)----------|triplet-0-----0-|0---------------||
D ----------------|----------------|--------triplet-|2---------------||
A ----------------|----------------|----------------|3---------------||
D ----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------||

^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ . ^ .

– Adam Schneider, schneider@pobox.com




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