Ghost Riders In The Sky Chords – Johnny Cash

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In this article,  we are going to learn Ghost Riders In The Sky Chords. This song is sung and composed by Johnny Cash.

Coming to the chords, we have used a capo on the 1st fret to make the chords simpler for beginner guitarists. The chord progression is as follows.

Ghost Riders In The Sky Chords With Capo

SongGhost Riders In The Sky
ArtistJohnny Cash
CapoFret – 1
ChordsAm, C, F, Dm

[Verse 1]

(Am)An 0ld cowboy went riding out one (C)dark and windy day

(Am)Upon a ridge he rested as he went al0ng his way

(Am)When all at 0nce a mighty herd of red eyed cows he saw

(F)A-plowing through the ragged sky and (Dm)up the cl0udy (Am)draw


[Verse 2]

(Am)Their brands were still 0n fire and their (C)hooves were made of steel

(Am)Their h0rns were black and shiny and their hot breath he c0uld feel

(Am)A bolt 0f fear went through him as they thundered thr0ugh the sky

(F)For he saw the Riders coming hard and he (Dm)heard their m0urnful (Am)cry



(Am)Yippie yi (C)Ohhhhh

(C)Yippie yi (Am)yaaaaay

(F)Ghost Riders in the (Am)sky


[Verse 3]

(Am)Their faces gaunt, their eyes were blurred, their (C)shirts all s0aked with sweat

(Am)He’s riding hard t0 catch that herd, but he ain’t caught ’em yet

(Am)‘Cause they’ve got t0 ride forever on that range up in the sky

(F)On h0rses snorting fire

As they (Dm)ride 0n hear their (Am)cry


[Verse 4]

(Am)As the riders loped 0n by him he (C)heard one call his name

(Am)If you want to save your soul from Hell a-riding 0n our range

(Am)Then cowboy change your ways today 0r with us you will ride

(F)Trying to catch the Devil’s herd, (Dm)acr0ss these endless (Am)skies



(Am)Yippie yi (C)Ohhhhh

(C)Yippie yi (Am)Yaaaaay


(F)Ghost Riders in the (Am)sky

(F)Ghost Riders in the (Am)sky

(F)Ghost Riders in the (Am)sky

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