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Brand New Key Melanie Safka (1971)
On The Road Again Willie Nelson (1980)
Daisy Bell (Bicycle Built for Two) Harry Dacre (1892)
You Can't Rollerskate In A Buffalo Herd Roger Miller (1965)
Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head Burt Bacharach & Hal David (1969)
Spinning Wheel Blood Sweat and Tears (Clayton-Thomas, 1969)
Born To Be Wild Steppenwolf (Mars Bonfire, 1968)
Stuck In The Middle With You Stealers Wheel (Joe Egan & Gerry Rafferty, 1972)
Wagon Wheel Old Crow Medicine Show (Ketch Secor & Bob Dylan, 1973 & 2001)
***Extras*** (Themed Songs for 2nd set)
Wheels On The Bus Verna Hills (1939)
Cotton Jenny Gordon Lightfoot (1971)
Broken Bicycles Tom Waits (1982)
This Wheel's On Fire The Band (Bob Dylan & Rick Danko,1967)
Proud Mary CCR (John Fogerty, 1968)



Brand New Key
Melanie Safka (1971)


4/4 | d - D - d - D |
      1   2   3   4

[C] I rode my bicycle past your window last night
[G7] I roller skated to your door at daylight
[C] It almost seems like [C7] you're avoiding me
[F] I'm okay alone but you got [G7] something I need

Well [C] I got a brand new pair of roller skates you got a brand new key
I think that we should get together and [C7] try them out you see
[F] I been looking around a while you got something for me
[C] I got a brand new pair of roller skates you got a brand new key

[C] I ride my bike I roller skate don't drive no car
[G7] Don't go too fast but I go pretty far
For [C] somebody who don't drive I been [C7] all around the world
[F] Some people say I done all [G7] right for a girl

Well [C] I got a brand new pair of roller skates you got a brand new key
I think that we should get together and [C7] try them out you see
[F] I been looking around a while you got something for me
[C] I got a brand new pair of roller skates you got a brand new key

[C] I asked your mother if you were at home
[G7] She said yes .... but you weren't alone
[C] Sometimes I think that [C7] you're avoiding me
[F] I'm okay alone but you've got [G7] something I need

Well [C] I got a brand new pair of roller skates you got a brand new key
I think that we should get together and [C7] try them out you see
[F]Lalalalalalalalalalalalalala
[C] I got a brand new pair of roller skates you got a brand new key
[C] I got a brand new pair of roller skates you got a brand new key


#Capo on 1st fret to play with original.
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On The Road Again
Willie Nelson (1980)


Try with 'Carter' Picking (Alternating Thumb)
4/4 | T3 - D -  T4 - D - |   or   4/4 | T3 - D u  T4 - D u |
      1    2    3    4                  1    2    3    4

On the | [C] road again     | [C]   | [C]
Just can't | [C] wait to get on the | [E7] road again    
| [E7] The life I | [E7] love is making | [Dm] music with my | friends  
And | [F] I can't wait to get | [G7] on the road a- | [C] gain     | [C]

On the | [C] road again   | [C]   | [C]
Goin' | [C] places that I've | [E7] never been | [E7]
Seein' | [E7] things that I may | [Dm] never see a- | gain
And | [F] I can't wait to get | [G7] on the road a- | [C] gain   | [C]

Chorus
On the | [F] road again   | [F]
Like a | [F] band of gypsies | we go down the | [C] highway   | [C]
We're the | [F] best of friends   | [F]
In- | [F] sisting that the | world keep turning | [C] our way   | [C]  
and | [G7] our way | [G7↓]

On the | [C] road again     | [C]   | [C]
Just can't | [C] wait to get on the | [E7] road again    
| [E7] The life I | [E7] love is making | [Dm] music with my | friends  
And | [F] I can't wait to get | [G7] on the road a- | [C] gain   | [C]

Instrumental Verse x2 (optional)

Chorus
On the | [F] road again   | [F]
Like a | [F] band of gypsies | we go down the | [C] highway   | [C]
We're the | [F] best of friends   | [F]
In- | [F] sisting that the | world keep turning | [C] our way   | [C]  
and | [G7] our way | [G7↓]

On the | [C] road again     | [C]   | [C]  
Just can't | [C] wait to get on the | [E7] road again     | [E7]
The life I | [E7] love is making | [Dm] music with my friends   | [Dm]
And | [F] I can't wait to get | [G7] on the road a- | [C] gain     | [C]
And | [F] I can't wait to get | [G7] on the road a- | [C] gain     | [C]
| [F]   | [G] | [C]   | [C↓]


#Original in key of E but much easier to play and sing in C.
#Try using an alternating thumb picking pattern: 'Carter Picking'
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Daisy Bell (Bicycle Built for Two)
Harry Dacre (1892)


3/4 | d - D - D - |
      1   2   3

Intro
[C] | [G7] | [C] | [C↓]
[C] There is a flower with- [G7] in my heart
[G7] Daisy, [C] Daisy
[C] Planted one day by a [G7] glancing dart
[G7] Planted by Daisy [C] Bell [C]

[Am] Whether she [Dm] loves me or [Am] loves me not
[G7] Sometimes it's hard to [C] tell
[Am] Yet I am [Dm] longing to [Am] share the lot
Of [D7] beautiful Daisy [G7] Bell [G7]

Chorus
[C] Daisy, Daisy [F] give me your answer [C] do
[G7] I'm half [C] crazy [D7] all for the love of [G7] you
It [G7] won't be a stylish [C] marriage,
I [C] can't af- [F] ford a [C] carriage
But [C] you'll look [G7] sweet, up- [C] on the [G7] seat
Of a [C] bicycle [G7] built for [C] two [G7]

[C] We will go 'tandem' as [G7] man and wife
[G7] Daisy, [C] Daisy
[C] Ped'ling away down the [G7] road of life
[G7] I and my Daisy [C] Bell [C]

[Am] When the road's [Dm] dark, we can [Am] both despise
[G7] Policemen and lamps as [C] well
[Am] There are bright [Dm] lights in the [Am] dazzling eyes
Of [D7] beautiful Daisy [G7] Bell [G7]

Chorus
[C] Daisy, Daisy [F] give me your answer [C] do
[G7] I'm half [C] crazy [D7] all for the love of [G7] you
It [G7] won't be a stylish [C] marriage,
I [C] can't af- [F] ford a [C] carriage
But [C] you'll look [G7] sweet, up- [C] on the [G7] seat
Of a [C] bicycle [G7] built for [C] two [G7]

[C] I will stand by you in [G7] "wheel" or woe
Daisy, [C] Daisy
[C] You'll be the bell(e) which I'll [G7] ring you know
Sweet little Daisy [C] Bell [C]

[Am] You'll take the [Dm] lead in each [Am] trip we take
[G7] Then if I don't do [C] well
[Am] I will per- [Dm] mit you to [Am] use the brake
My [D7] beautiful Daisy [G7] Bell [G7]

Chorus
[C] Daisy, Daisy [F] give me your answer [C] do
[G7] I'm half [C] crazy [D7] all for the love of [G7] you
It [G7] won't be a stylish [C] marriage,
I [C] can't af- [F] ford a [C] carriage
But [C] you'll look [G7] sweet, up- [C] on the [G7] seat
Of a [C] bicycle [G7] built for [C↓] two [G7↓] [C↓]


#An original phonograph recording.
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You Can't Rollerskate In A Buffalo Herd
Roger Miller (1965)


4/4 | d - D u - - D - |
      1   2 &(3)  4

You [G] can't rollerskate in a buffalo herd
You [D7] can't rollerskate in a buffalo herd
You [G] can't rollerskate in a buffalo herd
But [D]↓ you can be happy if you've a mind to

You [G] can't take a shower in a parakeet cage
You [D7] can't take a shower in a parakeet cage
You [G] can't take a shower in a parakeet cage
But [D]↓ you can be happy if you've a mind to

Chorus
[C] All you have to do is [G] put your mind to it
[A] Knuckle down buckle down [D]↓ do it do it do it

You [G] can't go swimming in a baseball pool
You [D7] can't go swimming in a baseball pool
You [G] can't go swimming in a baseball pool
But [D↓] you can be happy if you've a mind to

Instrumental
[G] | [C] | [D] | [D]
[G] | [C] | [D] | [G] | [G]

You [G] can't change film with a kid on your back
You [D7] can't change film with a kid on your back
You [G] can't change film with a kid on your back
But [D↓] you can be happy if you've a mind to

You [G] can't drive around with a tiger in your car
You [D7] can't drive around with a tiger in your car
You [G] can't drive around with a tiger in your car
But [D↓] you can be happy if you've a mind to

Chorus
[C] All you have to do is [G] put your mind to it
[A] Knuckle down buckle down [D↓] do it do it do it

You [G] can't rollerskate in a buffalo herd
You [D7] can't rollerskate in a buffalo herd
You [G] can't rollerskate in a buffalo herd
But [D↓] you can be happy if you've a mind to

You [G] can't go fishin' in a watermelon patch
You [D7] can't go fishin' in a watermelon patch
You [G] can't go fishin' in a watermelon patch
But [D↓] you can be happy if you've a mind to

You [G] can't rollerskate in a buffalo herd
You [D7] can't rollerskate in a buffalo herd
You [G] can't rollerskate in a buffalo herd
But [D↓] you can be happy if you've a mind to [G↓]


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Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head
Burt Bacharach & Hal David (1969)


4/4 | D u X - D u X - |
      1 & 2   3 & 4

Intro
| [C]  [G7]   | [F]  [G7] |
| [C] Raindrops keep falling on my | [Cmaj7] head
and | [C7] just like the guy whose feet are | [F] too big for his
| [Em7] bed, [A7] nothing seems to | [Em7] fit, [A7] those |
| [Dm] raindrops are fallin' on my | head they keep fallin' | [G7↓]

So I just | [C] did me some talkin' to the | [Cmaj7] sun
and | [C7] I said I didn't like the | [F] way he got things |
| [Em7] done, [A7] sleepin' on the | [Em7] job, [A7] those |
| [Dm] raindrops are fallin' on my | head they keep fallin' | [G7↓]

BRIDGE:
But there's one | [C] thing I | [Cmaj7] know
The | [F] blues they send to | [G7] meet me won't de- | [Em7] feat me
It | [Em7] won't be long till | [A7] happiness steps | [Dm] up to greet me |
| [Dm↓↓] [G7↑]   | [Dm↓↓] [G7↑]   |

| [C] Raindrops keep fallin' on my | [Cmaj7] head
But | [C7] that doesn't mean my eyes will | [F] soon be turnin'
| [Em7] red, [A7] cryin's not for | [Em7] me, [A7] 'cause |
| [Dm] I'm never gonna stop the | rain by complainin' |
| [G7] Because I'm | [C] free [Cmaj7] | [Dm] nothing's [G7] worryin' | [C] me

BRIDGE:
But there's one | [C] thing I | [Cmaj7] know
The | [F] blues they send to | [G7] meet me won't de- | [Em7] feat me
It | [Em7] won't be long till | [A7] happiness steps | [Dm] up to greet me |
| [Dm↓↓] [G7↑]   | [Dm↓↓] [G7↑]   |

| [C] Raindrops keep fallin' on my | [Cmaj7] head
But | [C7] that doesn't mean my eyes will | [F] soon be turnin'
| [Em7] red, [A7] cryin's not for | [Em7] me, [A7] 'cause |
| [Dm] I'm never gonna stop the | rain by complainin' |
| [G7] Because I'm | [C] free [Cmaj7] | [Dm] nothing's [G7] worryin' | [C↓] me


#Capo on 5th fret to learn it with this video.


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Spinning Wheel
Blood Sweat and Tears (Clayton-Thomas, 1969)


Mostly 2 beats to a chord
2/4 | d - D - |
      1   2

Intro (Trumpet Hits)
[Eb7]

[E7] What goes [A7] up [D7] must come [G] down
[E7] Spinning [A7] wheel [D7] got to go [G] round
[E7] Talkin 'bout your [A7] troubles it's a [D7] crying [G] sin
[D7↓] Ride a painted pony let the spinning wheel spin...

[E7] You got no [A7] money and you [D7] you got no [G] home
[E7] Spinning [A7] wheel [D7] all a- [G] lone
[E7] Talkin 'bout your [A7] troubles and you
[D7] You never [G] learn
[D7↓] Ride a painted pony let the spinning wheel turn.....

Bridge
[C] Did you find your [Bb] directing sign
On the [Ab] straight and narrow [G] highway
[C] Would you mind a re- [Bb] flecting sign
Just [Ab] let it shine with- [G↓] in your mind
And [Ab↓] show you the [Bb↓] colours that are
[C] real | [D] | [D] | [D] | [D] | [Eb7]

[E7] Someone is [A7] waiting [D7] just for [G] you
[E7] Spinning [A7] wheel [D7] spinning [G] true
[E7] Drop all your [A7] troubles by the [D7] river [G] side
[D7↓] Catch a painted pony on the spinning wheel ride....

Instrumental
[E7] [A7] [D7] [G] [E7] [A7] [D7] [G]

[E7] Someone's [A7] waiting [D7] just for [G] you
[E7] Spinning [A7] wheel [D7] spinning [G] true
[E7] Drop all your [A7] troubles by the [D7] river [G] side
[D7↓] Ride a painted pony let the spinning wheel fly.....


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Born To Be Wild
Steppenwolf (Mars Bonfire, 1968)


Palm muted downstrumming:
| d d d d d d d d |

[Dm] Get your motor runnin'
[Dm] Head out on the highway
[Dm] Lookin' for adventure
In what- [Dm] ever comes our way

[F] Yeah [G] darlin' gonna [D] make it happen
[F] Take the [G] world in a [D] love embrace
[F] Fire [G] all of your [D] guns at once and
[F] Ex- [G] plode into [D] space

[Dm] I like smoke and lightnin'
[Dm] Heavy metal thunder
[Dm] Wrestlin' with the wind
And the [Dm] feelin' that I'm under

[F] Yeah [G] darlin' gonna [D] make it happen
[F] Take the [G] world in a [D] love embrace
[F] Fire [G] all of the [D] guns at once and
[F] Ex- [G] plode into [D] space

Like a [D] true nature's child, we were [F] born, born to be wild
We could [G] climb so high, [F] I never wanna [D↓] die
[D↓] Born to be [C↓] wild | [D] | [C]   |
[D↓] Born to be [C↓] wild | [D] | [C]   |

[Dm]Get your motor runnin'
[Dm]Head out on the highway
[Dm]Lookin' for adventure
In what- [Dm]ever comes our way

[F]Yeah [G]darlin' gonna [D]make it happen
[F]Take the [G]world in a [D]love embrace
[F]Fire [G]all of your [D]guns at once and
[F]Ex- [G]plode into [D]space

Like a [D]true nature's child we were [F]born, born to be wild
We could [G]climb so high, [F]I never wanna [D↓] die
[D↓] Born to be [C↓] wild | [D] | [C]   |
[D↓] Born to be [C↓] wild | [D] | [C]   |
[D↓] Born to be [C↓] wild | [D] | [C]   |
[D↓] Born to be [C↓] wild | [D] | [C]   | [D↓]


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Stuck In The Middle With You
Stealers Wheel (Joe Egan & Gerry Rafferty, 1972)


4/4 | D U x u x u x u |

Intro
| [D]   | [D]   | [D]   | [D]  

Verse 1:
Well I [D] don't know why I came here to- | night
I got the [D] feeling that something ain't | right
I'm so [G7] scared in case I fall off my | chair
And I'm [D] wondering how I'll get down the | stairs
| [A] Clowns to the left of me
| [C] Jokers to the [G] right
here I | [D] am stuck in the middle with | you

Verse 2:
Yes I'm [D] stuck in the middle with | you
And I'm [D] wondering what it is I should | do
It's so [G7] hard to keep this smile from my | face
Losing con- [D] trol, yeah, I'm all over the | place
| [A] Clowns to the left of me
| [C] Jokers to the [G] right
here I | [D] am stuck in the middle with | you

Chorus
Well you [G7] started out with nothing
and you're [G7] proud that you're a self made man | [D] | [D]
And your [G7] family all come crawlin,
[G7] slap you on the back and say  
| [D↓] Please... | ... | [Am7↓] Please... | ...

| [D]   | [D]   | [D]   | [D]  

Verse 3:
[D] Trying to make some sense of it | all
But I can [D] see that it makes no sense at | all
Is it [G7] cool to go to sleep on the | floor
Cause I [D] don't think that I can take any- | more
| [A] Clowns to the left of me
| [C] Jokers to the [G] right
here I | [D] am stuck in the middle with | you

Instrumental Verse:
| [D]   | [D]     | [D]   | [D]  
| [G7]   | [G7]     | [D]   | [D]
| [A]   | [C] [G] | [D]   | [D]

Chorus
Well you [G7] started out with nothing
and you're [G7] proud that you're a self made man | [D] | [D]
And your [G7] family all come crawlin,
[G7] slap you on the back and say  
| [D↓] Please... | ... | [Am7↓] Please... | ...

| [D]   | [D]   | [D]   | [D]

Verse 1:
Well I [D] don't know why I came here to- | night
I got the [D] feeling that something ain't | right
I'm so [G7] scared in case I fall off my | chair
And I'm [D] wondering how I'll get down the | stairs
| [A] Clowns to the left of me
| [C] Jokers to the [G] right
Here I | [D] am stuck in the middle with | you
Yes I'm | [D] stuck in the middle with | you
| [D] Stuck in the middle with | you
Here I | [D] am stuck in the middle with | you   | [D↓↓]


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Wagon Wheel
Old Crow Medicine Show (Ketch Secor & Bob Dylan, 1973 & 2001)



| D - D - d u d u |

[G] [D] [Em] [C] [G] [D] [C] [C]
[G] Headed down south to the [D] land of the pines
And I'm [Em] thumbin' my way into [C] North Caroline
[G] Starin' up the road
And [D] pray to God I see [C] headlights [C]

I [G] made it down the coast in [D] seventeen hours
[Em] Pickin' me a bouquet of [C] dogwood flowers
And I'm a [G] hopin' for Raleigh
I can [D] see my baby to- [C] night [C]

Chorus
So [G] rock me mama like a [D] wagon wheel
[Em] Rock me mama any [C] way you feel
[G] Hey, [D] mama [C] rock me [C]
[G] Rock me mama like the [D] wind and the rain
[Em] Rock me mama like a [C] south-bound train
[G] Hey, [D] mama [C] rock me [C]

[G] Runnin' from the cold [D] up in New England
I was [Em] born to be a fiddler in an [C] old-time stringband
My [G] baby plays the guitar
[D] I pick a banjo [C] now [C]

Oh, the [G] North country winters keep a [D] gettin' me now
Lost my [Em] money playin' poker so I [C] had to up and leave
But I [G] ain't a turnin' back
To [D] livin' that old life no [C] more [C]

Chorus
So [G] rock me mama like a [D] wagon wheel
[Em] Rock me mama any [C] way you feel
[G] Hey, [D] mama [C] rock me [C]
[G] Rock me mama like the [D] wind and the rain
[Em] Rock me mama like a [C] south-bound train
[G] Hey, [D] mama [C] rock me [C]

[G↓] Walkin' to the south [D↓] out of Roanoke
I caught a [Em↓] trucker out of Philly
Had a [C↓] nice long toke
But [G↓] he's a headed west from the [D↓] Cumberland Gap
To [C↓] Johnson City, [C↓] Tennessee

And I [G] gotta get a move on [D] fit for the sun
I hear my [Em] baby callin' my name
And I [C] know that she's the only one
And [G] if I die in Raleigh
At [D] least I will die [C] free [C]

Chorus
So [G] rock me mama like a [D] wagon wheel
[Em] Rock me mama any [C] way you feel
[G] Hey, [D] mama [C] rock me [C]
[G] Rock me mama like the [D] wind and the rain
[Em] Rock me mama like a [C] south-bound train
[G] Hey, [D] mama [C] rock me [C]  [G↓]



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The Wheels on the Bus
Verna Hills (1939)


4/4 | d - D - d - D - |
      1   2   3   4

The | [F] wheels on the bus go | round and round  
| [C7] Round and round, | [F] round and round  
The | [F] wheels on the bus go | round and round
| [C7] All through the | [F] town

The | [F] people on the bus go | up and down
| [C7] Up and down, | [F] up and down
The | [F] wheels on the bus go | up and down
| [C7] All through the | [F] town

The | [F] wipers on the bus go | swish, swish, swish.
| [C7] Swish, swish, swish. | [F] Swish, swish, swish.
The | [F] wheels on the bus go | swish, swish, swish,
| [C7] All through the | [F] town

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Cotton Jenny
Gordon Lightfoot (1971)
:G : :G  :

[G↓ ↓] [C↓↑↓↑] [G↓ ↓] [C↓↑↓↑] 2x

There's a [G] house on a hill
By a [C] worn down weathered old [G] mill
In the valley be- [D] low where the river winds
There's no such thing as bad [G] times
And a soft southern flame
Oh [C] Cotton Jenny's her [G] name
She wakes me [D] up when the sun goes down
And the wheel of love goes [G] 'round

Wheels of love go [C] 'round
Love go [G] 'ro-ou-ou-ound,
Love go [A] 'round
A joyful [D] sound
I ain't [G] got a penny for [C] Cotton Jenny to [D] spend
But then the wheels go [G ↓ ↓] 'round

[C↓↑↓↑] [G↓ ↓] [C↓↑↓↑]
[G↓ ↓] [C↓↑↓↑] [G↓ ↓] [C↓↑↓↑]

When the [G]new day begins
I go [C] down to the cotton [G] gin
And I make my [D] time worth while to them
Then I climb back up a- [G]-gain
And she waits by the door
Oh [C] Cotton Jenny I'm [G] sore
And she rubs my [D]feet while the sun goes down
And the wheel of love goes [G]'round

Wheels of love go [C] 'round
Love go [G] 'ro-ou-ou-ound,
Love go [A] 'round
A joyful [D] sound
I ain't [G] got a penny for [C] Cotton Jenny to [D] spend
But then the wheels go [G ↓ ↓] 'round

[C↓↑↓↑] [G↓ ↓] [C↓↑↓↑]
[G↓ ↓] [C↓↑↓↑] [G↓ ↓] [C↓↑↓↑]

In the [G]hot, stickly South
Where they [C]say well shut my [G] mouth
I can never be [D] free from my cotton grind
But I know I got what's [G] mine
A soft southern flame
Oh [C] Cotton Jenny's her [G] name
She wakes me [D] up when the sun goes down
And the wheel of love goes [G]'round

Wheels of love go [C] 'round
Love go [G] 'ro-ou-ou-ound,
Love go [A] 'round
A joyful [D] sound
I ain't [G] got a penny for [C] Cotton Jenny to [D] spend
But then the wheels go [G ↓ ↓] 'round

[C↓↑↓↑] [G↓ ↓] [C↓↑↓↑]
[G↓ ↓] [C↓↑↓↑] [G↓ ↓] [C↓↑↓↑]

The [G↓ ↓] wheels of [C↓↑↓↑] love go [G↓] round.


#Capo on 2nd fret to play with original.
#Last Updated 4/8/18 JJ
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Broken Bicycles
Tom Waits (1982)


3/4 | D - - u d - |
      1   2 & 3

[Am]  [Am]  [Bb]  [Bb]
[E7]  [E7]  [E7↓]

[Am] Broken bicycles [E7] old busted chains
[Dm] with rusted handlebars [E7] out in the [Am] rain
[Am] Somebody must have an [E7] orphanage for
[Dm] all these things that [G7] nobody [C] wants any [E7] more.
[A] September is reminding [Dm] July  [Dm]
[E7] it's time to be [E7] saying good- [Am] bye [A7]
[Dm] summer is [G7] gone
but our [C] love will re- [Edim7] main
like [Dm] old broken [E7] bicycles
[Am] out in the [E7] rain.

[Am] [Am] [Bb] [Bb]
[Am] [Am] [Bb] [Bb]
[E7] [E7] [E7↓]

[Am] Broken bicycles [E7] don't tell my folks
[Dm] there's all those playing cards
[E7] pinned to the [Am] spokes
[Am] laid down like skeletons [E7] out on the lawn
[Dm] the wheels won't [G7] turn when the [C] other has [E7] gone.
[A] The seasons can [A] turn on a [Dm] dime [Dm]
[E7] somehow I for- [E7] get every [Am] time [A7]
[Dm] for all the things that you've [G7] given me
[C] will always [Edim7] stay
[Dm] broken but [E7] I'll never
[Am] throw them [E7] away

[Am] [Am] [Bb] [Bb]
[E7] [E7] [Am↓]


#Capo on 3rd fret to play with Tom Waits' version.

#Can play along in this key for 1st verse with this cover version (mixed with another song).
#Last Updated 4/11/18 JJ
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This Wheel's On Fire
The Band (Bob Dylan & Rick Danko,1967)
:Am/C:

If your [Dm] memory serves you well
We were [Gm] goin' to meet again and wait
So I'm [A] goin' to unpack [A7] all my things
And [Bb] sit before it [Gm] gets too [Dm] late
No [F] man alive will [Dm] come to you
[F] With another tale to [Dm] tell
But [F] you know that we shall [Dm] meet again
If your [Bb] memory [Gm] serves you [Dm] well

Chorus
[Gm] This wheel's on [Bb] fire
[F] Rolling down the [C] road [C7] [Am/C] [C]
Best [F] noti- [C] fy my [Bb] next of [F] kin
[Bb] This wheel [C] shall ex- [D] plode

If your [Dm] memory serves you well
I was [Gm] goin' to confiscate your lace
And [A] wrap it up in a [A7] sailor's knot
And [Bb] hide it [Gm] in your [Dm] case
If I [F] knew for sure that [Dm] it was yours
But it was [F] oh so hard to [Dm] tell
But [F] you knew that we would [Dm] meet again
If your [Bb] memory [Gm] serves you [Dm] well

Chorus
[Gm] This wheel's on [Bb] fire
[F] Rolling down the [C] road [C7] [Am/C] [C]
Best [F] noti- [C] fy my [Bb] next of [F] kin
[Bb] This wheel [C] shall ex- [D] plode

If your [Dm] memory serves you well
You'll [Gm] remember you're the one
That [A] called on me to [A7] call on them
To [Bb] get your [Gm] favours [Dm] done
And [F] after every [Dm] plan had failed
And [F] there was nothing more to [Dm] tell
[F] You knew that we would [Dm] meet again
If your [Bb] memory [Gm] serves you [Dm] well

Chorus
[Gm] This wheel's on [Bb] fire
[F] Rolling down the [C] road [C7] [Am/C] [C]
Best [F] noti- [C] fy my [Bb] next of [F] kin
[Bb] This wheel [C] shall ex- [D] plode


#Capo on 7th fret to learn it with this video.
#Last Updated 4/11/18 JJ
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Proud Mary
CCR (John Fogerty, 1968)


4/4 | D u X u D u X u |   X = Chunk
      1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &


Riff:
  C     A           C     A  
| D U D U - U D - | D U D U - U D - |
  C     A   G   F               D     Reg. Strum
| D U D U - U - U | - U D U D U D - | D u X u D u X u

[D] Left a good job in the city,
[D] Workin' for the man ev'ry night and day
[D] And I never lost one minute of sleepin'
[D] Worryin' 'bout the way things might have been

Chorus
[A7] Big wheel keep on turnin'
[Bm] Proud Mary keep on burnin'
[D] Rollin' rollin' rollin' on the river

[D] Cleaned a lot of plates in Memphis
[D] Pumped a lot of pain down in New Orleans
[D] But I never saw the good side of the city
[D] 'Til I hitched a ride on a river boat queen

Chorus
[A7] Big wheel keep on turnin'
[Bm] Proud Mary keep on burnin'
[D] Rollin' rollin' rollin' on the river
[D] Rollin' rollin' rollin' on the river
[D] Rollin' rollin' rollin' on the river

Riff:
  C     A           C     A  
| D U D U - U D - | D U D U - U D - |
  C     A   G   F               D     Reg. Strum
| D U D U - U - U | - U D U D U D - | D u X u D u X u

[D] If you come down to the river
[D] Bet you gonna find some people who live
[D] You don't have to worry 'cause you have no money
[D] People on the river are happy to give

Chorus
[A7] Big wheel keep on turnin'
[Bm] Proud Mary keep on burnin'
[D] Rollin' rollin' rollin' on the river
[D] Rollin' rollin' rollin' on the river
[D] Rollin' rollin' rollin' on the river

Riff:
  C     A           C     A  
| D U D U - U D - | D U D U - U D - |
  C     A   G   F               D     Reg. Strum
| D U D U - U - U | - U D U D U D - | D u X u D u X u



#Great for introducing the Chunk (X) strum. Also great chord 'riff'.
#Play with original in this key.
#Last Updated 1/5/18 JJ
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