Jim Tarter

©2011 Garrett Clevenger

 

Bm    A  G  Bm    The mark he made's bigger than him.

D    G  A  Bm      I'm talkin' 'bout my friend Jim.

Bm    A  G  Bm    It stretches out from east to west.

D    G    A            Growin' even as he's laid to rest.

G    A    Bm         For now things are harder

G    A    E            in a world without Jim Tarter.

Bm                      Jim Tarter

 

Bm    A  G  Bm    I hike the trails that he rode.

D    G  A  Bm      From Moscow Mountain to life's road.

Bm    A  G  Bm    We gotta keep the path clear

D    G    A            'cause obstacles will still rear.

G    A    Bm         Luckily we're all smarter

G    A    E            for knowing Jim Tarter.

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Bm                      Jim Tarter

 

Bm    A  G  Bm    Ashes to ashes, dust to dust.

D    G  A  Bm      A billion parts of Jim in the gust.

Bm    A  G  Bm    We can feel him everywhere

D    G    A            if we keep our hearts bare.

G    A    Bm         He was a kind of martyr,

G    A    E            the outstanding, Jim Tarter.

Bm                      Jim Tarter

 

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Bm                      Jim Tarter