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Gettin' By High And Strange Song Lyrics and Chords

 

Gettin' By High And Strange Song Lyrics and Chords by Kris Kristofferson

 

Gettin' By High And Strange
Written and Recorded by Kris Kristofferson
C 
New York City was a stich in time
 
When I'd  
F 
stood all I could of L.
C 
A.
Patchin' up the pieces of my tangled mind
 
And  
D7 
diggin' somethin' different every  
G7 
day 
 
yeah
C 
Soon as I was better I was movin' on
Em 
Gettin' it together gettin'  
F 
good and gone
 
And  
C 
by (gettin' by)  
G7 
high (good and high) and  
C 
strange
 
(Gonna  
F 
get some  
C 
strange)
 
F 
New ain't nothin' but a state of mind
C 
Keeps a man from missin' what he left behind
D7 
I'll take anything that I can find
 
Any
G7 
how 
 
any
F 
where any  
Em 
way any  
G7 
time
C 
I'll keep livin' 'til the day I die
 
As  
Em 
long as I can get it up for  
F 
one more try
 
And  
C 
by (gettin' by)  
G7 
high (good and high) and  
C 
strange
 
(Gonna  
F 
get some  
C 
strange)
Repeat #2
 
(Gettin' by good and  
G7 
high) and  
C 
strange (gonna  
F 
get some  
C 
strange)

 

FAQ

 

Who sang the the song Gettin' By High And Strange?
- The song Gettin' By High And Strange was sang by Kris Kristofferson.

 

Who is Kris Kristofferson?
- Kristoffer Kristofferson (born June 22, 1936) is an American retired singer-songwriter and actor. Among his songwriting credits are the songs "Me and Bobby McGee", "For the Good Times", "Sunday Mornin' Comin' Down", and "Help Me Make It Through the Night", all of which were hits for other artists. Kristofferson composed his own songs and collaborated with Nashville songwriters such as Shel Silverstein.In 1985, Kristofferson joined fellow country artists Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson and Johnny Cash in forming the country music supergroup the Highwaymen, and formed a key creative force in the outlaw country music movement that eschewed the Nashville music machine in favor of independent songwriting and producing.
In 2004, Kristofferson was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame. As an actor, he is known for his roles in Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid (1973), Blume in Love (1973), Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1974), A Star Is Born (1976) (which earned him a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor), Convoy (1978), Heaven's Gate (1980), Lone Star (1996), Stagecoach (1986), and the Blade film trilogy (1998-2004).

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