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On The Road Again Willie Nelson (1980)
Copperhead Road Steve Earle (Earle & Tony Brown, 1988)
59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin’ Groovy) Simon & Garfunkel (Paul Simon, 1966)
Bridge Over Troubled Water (Simpler Version) Simon and Garfunkel (Paul Simon, 1970)
Under the Bridge Red Hot Chili Peppers (1992)
On the Sunny Side of the Street Dorothy Fields and Jimmy McHugh, 1930
Crossroads Eric Clapton (Robert Johnson, 1936)
Take Me Home, Country Roads John Denver (Bill Danoff, Taffy Nivert and John Denver,1971)
Ramblin' Man The Allman Brothers Band (Dickey Betts, 1973)
Hit The Road Jack Ray Charles (Percy Mayfield, 1960)
Down On the Corner Creedence Clearwater Revival (John Fogerty, 1969)
***Extras*** (Themed Songs for 2nd set)
Drive My Car The Beatles (McCartney / Lennon, 1965)
Fast Car Tracy Chapman (1988)
Mille Après Mille Fred Pellerin (Gérald Joly, 1969)
Bridge Over Troubled Water Simon and Garfunkel (Paul Simon, 1970)



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'
#Last Updated 1/5/18 JJ
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Copperhead Road
Steve Earle (Earle & Tony Brown, 1988)
:Verse:

Intro Instrumental
| [D]   | [D]   | [D]   | [D]  
| [D]   | [D]   | [D]   | [D]  
| [G]   | [G]   | [D]   | [D]  
| [D]   | [D]  
| [Verse]
Well | [D] my name's John Lee | Pettimore   | [D]   | [D] [Riff]  
| [D] Same as my daddy and his | daddy before | [D]   | [D] [Riff]  
You | [D] hardly ever saw Grand- | daddy down here   | [D]   | [D] [Riff]  
He | [D] only came to town about | twice a year   | [D]   | [D] [Riff]  
He'd buy a | [D] hundred pounds of yeast and some | copper line   | [D]   | [D] [Riff]  
| [D] Everybody knew that he | made moonshine   | [D]   | [D] [Riff]  

Now the | [G] revenue man wanted | Grandaddy bad  
He | [D] headed up the holler with | everything he had
It's | [G] before my time but | I've been told
He | [D↓] never came back from Copperhead Road

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

Grand- | [D] Daddy ran the whiskey in a | big block Dodge | [D]   | [D] [Riff]  
| [D] Bought it at an auction at the | Mason's Lodge | [D]   | [D] [Riff]  
| [D] Johnson County Sheriff painted | on the side | [D]   | [D] [Riff]  
Just | [D] shot a coat of primer then he | looked inside   | [D]   | [D] [Riff]  
Well | [D] him and my uncle tore that | engine down   | [D]   | [D] [Riff]  
I | [D] still remember that | rumblin' sound   | [D]   | [D] [Riff]  

Well the | [G] sheriff came around in the | middle of the night
| [D] Heard mama cryin', knew | something wasn't right
He was | [G] headed down to Knoxville with the | weekly load
You could | [D↓] smell the whiskey burnin' down Copperhead Road

Instrumental
| [D↓↑↓↑↓]   | [D↓↑↓↑↓]   | [D↓↑↓↑↓]   | [D↓↑↓↑↓]
| [D] Hey↓ | [D]     | [D]     | [D]     |
| [D]       | [D]     | [D]     | [D]     |
| [G]       | [G]     | [D]     | [D]     |
| [G]       | [G]     | [D]     | [D]     |
| [D]       | [D]    

I volun- | [D] teered for the Army on | my birthday   | [D]   | [D] [Riff]  
They draft the | [D] white trash first, 'round | here anyway   | [D]   | [D] [Riff]  
I done | [D] two tours of duty in | Vietnam   | [D]   | [D] [Riff]  
| [D] I came home with a | brand new plan   | [D]   | [D] [Riff]  
I take the | [D] seed from Colombia and | Mexico   | [D]   | [D] [Riff]  
I'd | [D] plant it up the holler down | Copperhead Road   | [D]   | [D] [Riff]  

Well the | [G] D.E.A.'s got a | chopper in the air
I | [D] wake up screaming like I'm | back over there
I | [G] learned a thing or two from ol' | Charlie don't you know
You | [D↓] better stay away from Copperhead Road

Instrumental Outro
| [D↓↑↓↑↓]   | [D↓↑↓↑↓]   | [D↓↑↓↑↓]   | [D↓↑↓↑↓]  Hey!
| [D] Whoa   | [D]     | [D]     | [D] Copperhead
| [D] Road   | [D]     | [D]     | [D] Copperhead
| [D] Road   | [D]     | [D]     | [D] Copperhead
| [D] Road   | [D]     | [D]     | [D↓]  


#Play along in this key.
#Last Updated 06/08/18 JJ
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59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin' Groovy)
Simon & Garfunkel (Paul Simon, 1966)


Intro
| [F]  [C]   | [G]  [C]   |   
| [F]  [C]   | [G]  [C]   |   

[F] Slow [C] down, you [G] move too [C] fast
[F] You got to [C] make the [G] mornin' [C] last
Just [F] kickin' [C] down the [G] cobble [C] stones
[F] Lookin' for [C] fun and [G] feelin' [C] groovy

[F]  [C]  [G]  [C] Ba da da
[F] Da da [C] da da [G] feelin' [C] groovy
| [F]  [C]   | [G]  [C]   |

[F] Hello [C] lamppost [G] what cha [C] knowin'?
[F] I've come to [C] watch your [G] flowers [C] growin'
[F] Ain't cha [C] got no [G] rhymes for [C] me?
[F] Dootin' [C] do-do [G] feelin' [C] groovy

[F]    [C]   [G]    [C] Ba da da
[F] Da da [C] da da [G] feelin' [C] groovy
| [F]  [C]   | [G]  [C]   |

Got [F] no deeds to [C] do, no [G] promises to [C] keep
I'm [F] dappled and [C] drowsy and [G] ready to [C] sleep
Let the [F] mornin' time [C] drop all its [G] petals on [C] me
[F] Life I [C] love you [G] all is [C] groovy

[F]   [C]   [G]   [C] Ba da da
[F] Da da [C] da da [G] feelin' [C] groovy, ba da da
[F] Da da [C] da da [G] feelin' [C] groovy, ba da da
[F] Da da [C] da da [G] feelin' [C] groovy
| [F]  [C]   | [G]  [C↓]


#Capo on 1st fret to play with original.
#Last Updated 06/08/18 JJ
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Bridge Over Troubled Water (Simpler Version)
Simon and Garfunkel (Paul Simon, 1970)


When you're | [D] weary   | [G] feeling   | [D] small   |
[G] When tears are   | [D] in your   | [G] eyes
I will   | [D] dry them [G] all   | [D] [G] |
[D] I'm on your   | [A] side   | ohh when times get   | [D] rough   |
[D7] And friends just   | [G] can't be   | [A] found

Chorus
[D7] Like a   | [G] bridge  [E7] over   | [D] troubled  [B7] water   |
[G] I will [A7] lay me   | [D] down
[D7] Like a   | [G]  bridge [E7] over   | [D] troubled [B7] water   |
[G] I will  [A7]  lay me   | [D] down   | [G] | [D] | [G] | [D] | [G] |

When you're   | [D] down and out   | [G] when you're on the   | [D] street
[G]  When  evening   | [D] falls so   | [G] hard
I will   | [D] comfort  [G] you   | [D] [G] |
[D] I'll  take your   | [A] part   | [A7] oh when darkness   | [D] comes |
[D7] And pain is   | [G] all  a- | [A] round

Chorus
[D7] Like a   | [G] bridge  [E7] over   | [D] troubled  [B7] water   |
[G] I will [A7] lay me   | [D] down
[D7] Like a   | [G]  bridge [E7] over   | [D] troubled [B7] water   |
[G] I will  [A7]  lay me   | [D] down   | [G] | [D] | [G] | [D] | [G] |

Sail on   | [D] silver girl   | [G] sail on   | [D] by   |
[G]  Your time has   | [D] come to   | [G] shine
All your   | [D] dreams are on their [G] way   | [D] [G]   |
[D] See how they   | [A] shine   | [A7] ohh if you   | [D] need a friend   |
[D7] I'm sailing   | [G] right be- | [A] hind

Chorus
[D7] Like a   | [G] bridge  [E7] over   | [D] troubled  [B7] water   |
[G] I will [A7] lay me   | [D] down
[D7] Like a   | [G]  bridge [E7] over   | [D] troubled [B7] water   |
[G] I will  [A7]  ease your   | [D] mind   | [G] | [D] | [G] | [D↓]


#This is a simpler version for jams. Capo 1 to aproximate original.
#Last Updated 06/13/18 JJ
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Under the Bridge
Red Hot Chili Peppers (1992)


Intro - Fingerpicking
| [Bb] | [Bb] | [Dm] | [Dm] |
| [Bb] | [Bb] | [Dm] | [Dm] |
| [Bb] | [Bb] | [Dm] | [Dm] |
| [Bb] | [Bb] | [Dm] | [Dm] |

[C] Sometimes I [G] feel like I [Am] don't have a [F] partner
[C] Sometimes I [G] feel like [Am] my only [F] friend
Is the [C] city I [G] live in the [Am] city of [F] angels
[C] Lonely as [G] I am, to- [Am] gether we [F] cry  
| [Cmaj7↓] | [NC] | [NC] | [NC]

I [C] drive on her [G] streets 'cause [Am] she's my [F] companion
I [C] walk through her [G] hills 'cause [Am] she knows who [F] I am
She [C] sees my good [G] deeds and she [Am] kisses me [F] windy
[C] I never [G] worry now [Am] that is a [F] lie
| [Cmaj7↓] | [NC] | [NC] | [NC]

Chorus
[Dm] I don't ever want to [C] feel... [G] Like I [Dm] did that day
[Dm] Take me to the place I [C] love... [G] Take me [Dm] all the way
[Dm] I don't ever want to [C] feel... [G] Like I [Dm] did that day
[Dm] Take me to the place I [C] love... [G] Take me [Dm] all the way
[C] ay [G] yeah... [Am] yeah [F] yeah -eah
[C] [G] [Am] [F]

It's [C] hard to be- [G] lieve that there's [Am] nobody [F] out there
It's [C] hard to be- [G] lieve that [Am]  I'm all a- [F] lone
At [C] least I have [G] her love the [Am] city she [F] loves me
[C] Lonely as [G] I am to- [Am] gether we [F] cry
| [Cmaj7↓] | [NC] | [NC] | [NC]

Chorus
[Dm] I don't ever want to [C] feel... [G] Like I [Dm] did that day
[Dm] Take me to the place I [C] love... [G] Take me [Dm] all the way
[Dm] I don't ever want to [C] feel... [G] Like I [Dm] did that day
[Dm] Take me to the place I [C] love... [G] Take me [Dm] all the way
[C] ay [G] yeah... [Am] yeah [F] yeah -eah
[C] [G] [Am] [F↓]   [C↓]


#Capo on 4th fret to play with original. Have ommitted ending.
#Last Updated 06/08/18 JJ
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On the Sunny Side of the Street
Dorothy Fields and Jimmy McHugh, 1930


[D7↓]... Grab your [G] coat and get your [B7] hat,
leave your [C] worry on the [D7] door step,
[G] Just direct your [E7] feet,
to the [Am7] sunny [D7] side of the [G] street. [D7]

Can't you [G] hear the pitter [B7] pat?
And that [C] happy tune is [D7] your step
[G] Life can be so [E7] sweet
on the [Am7] sunny [D7] side of the [G] street

I used to [G7] walk in the shade.
With those [C] blues on parade.  
But [A7] I'm not afraid.
This [D7↓↓]  rover [Z↓↓]  crossed [D7↓↓] over.

If I [G] never have a [B7] cent,
I'll be [C] rich as Rocke- [D7] feller.
[G] Gold dust at my [E7] feet,
on the [Am7] sunny [D7] side of the [G]street.

I used to [G7] walk in the shade.
With those [C] blues on parade.
But [A7] I'm not afraid.
This [D7↓↓] rover [Z↓↓] crossed [D7↓↓] over.

If I [G] never have a [B7] cent,
I'll be [C] rich as Rocke- [D7] feller.
[G] Going to set my [E7] feet,
on the [Am7] sunny [D7] side of the [E7] street
...on the [Am7] sunny [D7] side of the [G↓↓] street [C↓↓] [G↓] [C↓] [G↓]


#Follow along with Ukester Brown. Ignore the intro verse.
#Last Updated 4/2/18 JJ
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Crossroads
Eric Clapton (Robert Johnson, 1936)


Treat this 2 bar pattern as 1 bar in song

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

I went [A7] down to the crossroads, [A7] ... fell down on my [A7] knees.  [A7]  
I went [D7] down to the crossroads, [D7] ... fell down on my  [A7] knees. [A7]  
Well I [E7] asked the Lord to have mercy, [D7] ... "Save me if you  [A7] please." [A7]  

I went [A7] down to the crossroads, [A7] ... tried to flag a [A7] ride. [A7]
I went [D7] down to the crossroads, [D7] ... tried to flag a [A7] ride. [A7]  
Nobody [E7] seemed to know me, [D7] ... everybody passed me [A7] by.  [A7]  

I'm [A7] going down to Rosedale, [A7] ... take my rider by my [A7] side. [A7]  
I'm [D7] going down to Rosedale, [D7] ... take my rider by my [A7] side. [A7]  
You can [E7] still barrelhouse darlin', [D7] ... cos'a mama is'a on the river- [A7] side. [A7]  

You can [A7] run, you can run, [A7] ... tell my friend, po'r Willie [A7] Brown. [A7]  
You can [D7] run, you can run, [D7]... tell my friend, po'r Willie [A7] Brown. [A7]  
I am [E7] standing at the crossroads, [D7]... believe I'm sink-ing [A7] down. [A7]


#Play along with Eric Clapton in this key.
#Last Updated 4/3/18 JJ
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Take Me Home, Country Roads
John Denver (Bill Danoff, Taffy Nivert and John Denver,1971)


4/4 | T3 - D u T4 - D u |
      1    2 & 3    4 &


[G] Almost heaven [Em] West Virginia
[D] Blue Ridge mountains [C] Shenandoah [G] River
[G] Life is old there [Em] older than the trees
[D] Younger than the mountains [C] growing like a [G] breeze

Chorus
[G] Country roads take me [D] home to the [Em] place I be- [C] long
West Vir- [G] ginia mountain [D] momma
Take me [C] home country [G] roads

[G] All my memories [Em] gather round her [D] miner's lady
[C] Stranger to blue [G] water
[G] Dark and dusty [Em] painted on the sky
[D] Misty taste of moonshine [C] tear drop in my [G] eye

Chorus
Country [G] roads take me [D] home to the [Em] place I be- [C] long
West Vir- [G] ginia mountain [D] momma
Take me [C] home country [G] roads

[Em] I hear her [D] voice
In the [G] mornin' hours she [G7] calls me
The [C] radio re[G]minds me of my [D] home far away
And [Em] drivin' down the [F] road I get the [C] feelin'
That I [G] should have been home [D] yesterday yester[D7]day

Chorus
Country [G] roads take me [D] home to the [Em] place I be- [C] long
West Vir- [G] ginia mountain [D] momma
Take me [C] home country [G] roads
Take me [D] home country [G] roads
Take me [D] home country [G] roads



#Capo on 2 to play with original.
#last updated 2017/10/12 jd
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Ramblin' Man
The Allman Brothers Band (Dickey Betts, 1973)


4/4 | d - D u - u D u |
      1   2 &   & 4 &


Chorus
[G] Lord, I was [1/2F] born a [1/2C] ramblin' [G] man [G]
[G] Tryin' to make a livin' and [C] doin' the best I [D] can [D]
[C] And when it's time for [G] leavin', I [Em] hope you'll under- [C] stand
[G] That I was [D] born a ramblin' [G] man [G]

My [G] father was a [F] gambler down in [G] Georgia [G]
And [G] he wound up on the [C] wrong end of a [D] gun [D]
[C] And I was born in the [G] back seat of a [Em] Greyhound [C] bus
[G] Rollin' down [D] Highway forty- [G] one [G]

Chorus
[G] Lord, I was [1/2F] born a [1/2C] ramblin' [G] man [G]
[G] Tryin' to make a livin' and [C] doin' the best I [D] can [D]
[C] And when it's time for [G] leavin', I [Em] hope you'll under- [C] stand
[G] That I was [D] born a ramblin' [G] man [G↓]

[G] I'm on my way to New [F] Orleans this [G] mornin' [G]
[G] Leavin' out of [C] Nashville, Tennes- [D] see [D]
[C] They're always having a [G] good time down on the [Em] bayou, [C] Lord
[G] Them Delta women [D] think the world of [G] me [G]

Chorus
[G] Lord, I was [1/2F] born a [1/2C] ramblin' [G] man [G]
[G] Tryin' to make a livin' and [C] doin' the best I [D] can [D]
[C] And when it's time for [G] leavin', I [Em] hope you'll under- [C] stand
[G] That I was [D] born a ramblin' [G] man [G]

Chorus
[G] Lord, I was [1/2F] born a [1/2C] ramblin' [G] man [G]
[G] Lord, I was [1/2F] born a [1/2C] ramblin' [G] man [G]
[G] Lord, I was [1/2F] born a [1/2C] ramblin' [G] man [G]
[G] Lord, I was [1/2F] born a [1/2C] ramblin' [G] man [G↓]


#Capo on 1st fret to play with original.
#Last Updated 12/1/17 JJ
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Hit The Road Jack
Ray Charles (Percy Mayfield, 1960)


Chords changes every 2 beats
4/4 | d - D u d - D u |
      1   2   3   4

Intro
| [Am] [G] | [F] [E7] | [Am] [G] | [F] [E7] |
| [Am] [G] | [F] [E7] | [Am] [G] | [F] [E7] |

Hit the [Am] road [G] Jack and [F] don't you come [E7] back
No [Am] more, no [G] more, no [F] more, no [E7] more.
Hit the [Am] road [G] Jack and [F] don't you come [E7] back no
[Am] more. [G]  [F] What you [E7] say?

Hit the [Am] road [G] Jack and [F] don't you come [E7] back
No [Am] more, no [G] more, no [F] more, no [E7] more.
Hit the [Am] road [G] Jack and [F] don't you come [E7] back no
[Am] more. [G] [F] [E7]

Men Only:
Oh [Am] woman, oh [G] woman, don't [F] treat me so [E7] mean,
You're the [Am] meanest old [G] woman that I've [F] ever [E7] seen.
I [Am] guess if [G] you say say [F] so  [E7]
I'll have to [Am] pack my [G] things and [F] go.  [E7] (That's right)

Women Only:
Hit the [Am] road [G] Jack and [F] don't you come [E7] back
No [Am] more, no [G] more, no [F] more, no [E7] more.
Hit the [Am] road [G] Jack and [F] don't you come [E7] back no
[Am] more.  [G] [F] [E7]

Men Only:
Now [Am] baby, listen [G] baby, don't-a [F] treat me this-a [E7] way
For [Am] I'll be [G] back on my [F] feet some [E7] day.

Women Only:
Don't [Am] care if you [G] do 'cause it's [F] under[E7] stood
You [Am] ain't got no [G] money you just [F] ain't no [E7] good.

Men Only:
I [Am] guess if [G] you say [F] so  [E7]
I'll have to [Am] pack my [G] things and [F] go. [E7] (That's right)

Women Only:
Hit the [Am] road [G] Jack and [F] don't you come [E7] back
No [Am] more, no [G] more, no [F] more, no [E7] more.
Hit the [Am] road [G] Jack and [F] don't you come [E7] back now
[Am] more. [G] [F] [E7]

Everyone:
Hit the [Am] road [G] Jack and [F] don't you come [E7] back
No [Am] more, no [G] more, no [F] more, no [E7] more.
Hit the [Am] road [G] Jack and [F] don't you come [E7] back no
[Am] more. [G]  [F] Don't you come [E7] back no
[Am] more. [G]  [F] Don't you come [E7] back no
[Am] more. [G]  [F] Don't you come [E7] back no [Am↓] more.


#Original is 1 semitone lower (Abm).
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Down On The Corner
Creedence Clearwater Revival (John Fogerty, 1969)


      Main Strumming Rhythm
4/4 | D u d u D - - - | D u - u D - - - |
      1       3         1 &   & 3
      Easy Version
4/4 | D - - - D - - - |
      1       3  

Intro - Verse Progression
| [C] | [C] | [G] | [C] |
| [C] | [C] | [G] | [C] |
| [F] | [F] | [C] | [C] |
| [C] | [C] | [G] | [C] |

| [C] Early in the | evenin' | [G] just about supper | [C] time |
| [C] Over by the | courthouse they're | [G] starting to un- | [C] wind. |
| [F] Four kids on the | corner | [C] trying to bring you | up. |
| [C] Willy picks a | tune out and he | [G] blows it on the | [C] harp. |

Chorus
| [F] Down on the | [C] corner, | [G] out in the | [C] street
Willy and the | [F] Poorboys are | [C] playin'
Bring a | [G] nickel, tap your | [C] feet.

| [C] Rooster hits the | washboard and | [G] people just got to | [C] smile |
| [C] Blinky, thumps the | gut bass and | [G] solos for a- | [C] while. |
| [F] Poorboy twangs the | rhythm out | [C] on his kalama- | zoo. |
| [C] Willy goes in- | to a dance and | [G] doubles on ka- | [C] zoo. |

Chorus
| [F] Down on the | [C] corner, | [G] out in the | [C] street
Willy and the | [F] Poorboys are | [C] playin'
Bring a | [G] nickel, tap your | [C] feet.

Instrumental - Verse Progression
| [C] | [C] | [G] | [C] |
| [C] | [C] | [G] | [C] |
| [F] | [F] | [C] | [C] |
| [C] | [C] | [G] | [C] |

Chorus
| [F] Down on the | [C] corner, | [G] out in the | [C] street
Willy and the | [F] Poorboys are | [C] playin'
Bring a | [G] nickel, tap your | [C] feet.

Instrumental - Verse Progression
| [C] | [C] | [G] | [C] |
| [C] | [C] | [G] | [C] |

| [C] You don't need a | penny | [G] just to hang a- | [C] round
But | [C] if you've got a | nickel, won't you | [G] lay your money | [C] down? |
| [F] Over on the | corner | [C] there's a happy | noise. |
| [C] People come from | all around to | [G] watch the magic | [C] boy. |

Chorus
| [F] Down on the | [C] corner, | [G] out in the | [C] street
Willy and the | [F] Poorboys are | [C] playin'
Bring a | [G] nickel, tap your | [C] feet.
| [F] Down on the | [C] corner, | [G] out in the | [C] street
Willy and the | [F] poorboys are | [C] playin'
Bring a | [G] nickel, tap your | [C] feet. [C↓]


#Play along with original in this key.

#Last Updated 4/20/18 JJ
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Drive My Car
The Beatles (McCartney / Lennon, 1965)


4/4 | d - D u - u d u |
      1   2 &   & 4 &

Intro
| [D7] | [D7]
[D7] Asked a girl what she [G7] wanted to be
[D7] She said "Baby, [G7] can't you see
[D7] I wanna be famous, a [G7] star on the screen
But [A] you can do something [A7] in between"

Chorus
[Bm7] Baby, you can drive my [G7] car
[Bm7] Yes, I'm gonna be a [G7] star
[Bm7] Baby, you can drive my [1/2E7] car
And [1/2A7] maybe I [1/2D7] love you [1/2G7] [A]

[D7] I told a girl that my [G7] prospects were good
[D7] And she said "Baby, it's [G7] understood
[D7] Working for peanuts is [G7] all very fine
But [A] I can show you a [A7] better time"

Chorus
[Bm7] Baby, you can drive my [G7] car
[Bm7] Yes, I'm gonna be a [G7] star
[Bm7] Baby, you can drive my [1/2E7] car
And [1/2A7] maybe I [1/2D7] love you [1/2G7] [A↓]

Beep beep 'm beep beep, [D7] yeah [G7] [D7] [G7]
[D7] [G7] [A] [A7]

Chorus
[Bm7] Baby, you can drive my [G7] car
[Bm7] Yes, I'm gonna be a [G7] star
[Bm7] Baby, you can drive my [1/2E7] car
And [1/2A7] maybe I [1/2D7] love you [1/2G7] [A]

[D7] I told that girl I can [G7] start right away
[D7] And she said, "Listen baby I got [G7] something to say
[D7] I got no car and it's [G7] breakin' my heart
But [A] I've found a driver and [A7] that's a start"

Chorus
[Bm7] Baby, you can drive my [G7] car
[Bm7] Yes, I'm gonna be a [G7] star
[Bm7] Baby, you can drive my [1/2E7] car
And [1/2A7] maybe I [1/2D7] love you [1/2G7] [A↓]

Beep beep 'm beep beep, [1/2D7] yeah [1/2G7]
[A] Beep beep 'm beep beep, [1/2D7] yeah  [1/2G7]
[A] Beep beep 'm beep beep, [1/2D7] yeah  [1/2G7]
[A] Beep beep 'm beep beep, [D7↓] yeah

#Play with original in this key.
#Last Updated 12/1/17 JJ
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Fast Car
Tracy Chapman (1988)



  C     G           Em    D
| D - D U - u d u | D - D U - u d u |
  1   2 &   & 4 &   1   2 &   & 4 &

[C] [G] [Em] [D]
[C] [G] [Em] [D]
[C] [G] [Em] [D]
[C] [G] [Em] [D]

[C] You got a fast [G] car.
[Em] I want a ticket to [D] anywhere.
[C] Maybe we make a [G] deal,
[Em] Maybe together we can [D] get somewhere.

[C] Any place is [G] better.
[Em] Starting from zero, got [D] nothing to lose.
[C] Maybe we'll make [G] something,
[Em] Me myself, I got [D] nothing to prove.

[C] [G] [Em] [D]
[C] [G] [Em] [D]

[C] You got a fast [G] car.
[Em] I got a plan to [D] get us out of here:
[C] I been working at the [G] convenience store,
[Em] Managed to save just a [D] little bit of money.

[C] Won't have to drive too [G] far
[Em] Just 'cross the border and [D] into the city,
[C] You and I can [G] both get jobs
And [Em] finally see what it [D] means to be living.

[C] [G] [Em] [D]
[C] [G] [Em] [D]

You see, [C] my old man's got a [G] problem
He [Em] live with the bottle, that's the [D] way it is.
He [C] says his body's too old for [G] working,
His [Em] body's too young to [D] look like his.

My [C] mama went off and [G] left him,
she [Em] wanted more from life than [D] he could give,
I said, "[C] Somebody's got to take [G] care of him."
So [Em] I quit school and that's [D] what I did.

[C] [G] [Em] [D]
[C] [G] [Em] [D]

[C] You got a fast [G] car.
But is it [Em] fast enough so we can [D] fly away?
[C] We gotta make a de- [G] cision
[Em] Leave tonight or live and [D] die this way.

[C] [G] [Em] [D]
[C] [G] [Em] [D]

Chorus
So remember when we were [C] driving, driving in your car,
The [G] speed so fast I felt like I was drunk,
[Em] City lights lay out before us
And your [D] arm felt nice wrapped 'round my shoulder.
And [C] I - [Em] I   had a [D] feeling that I belonged
And [C] I - [Em] I   had a [D] feeling I could be someone,
[C] be someone, [D] be someone.

[C] [G] [Em] [D]
[C] [G] [Em] [D]

[C] You got a fast [G] car.
And [Em] we go cruising to enter- [D] tain ourselves;
[C] you still ain't got a [G] job
And I [Em] work in a market as a [D] checkout girl.

[C] I know things will get [G] better
[Em] You'll find work and [D] I'll get promoted,
[C] We'll move out of the [G] shelter
[Em] Buy a bigger house and [D] live in the suburbs.

[C] [G] [Em] [D]
[C] [G] [Em] [D]

Chorus
So remember when we were [C] driving, driving in your car,
The [G] speed so fast I felt like I was drunk,
[Em] City lights lay out before us
And your [D] arm felt nice wrapped 'round my shoulder.
And [C] I - [Em] I   had a [D] feeling that I belonged
And [C] I - [Em] I   had a [D] feeling I could be someone,
[C] be someone, [D] be someone.

[C] [G] [Em] [D]
[C] [G] [Em] [D]

[C] You got a fast [G] car.
And [Em] I got a job that [D] pays all our bills.
[C] You stay out drinking [G] late at the bar,
You see [Em] more your friends than you [D] do your kids.
[C] I'd always hoped for [G] better,
[Em] Thought maybe together [D] you and me would find it,
[C] I got no plans I ain't [G] going nowhere,
so [Em] take your fast car and [D] keep on driving.

[C] [G] [Em] [D]
[C] [G] [Em] [D]

Chorus
So remember when we were [C] driving, driving in your car,
The [G] speed so fast I felt like I was drunk,
[Em] City lights lay out before us
And your [D] arm felt nice wrapped 'round my shoulder.
And [C] I - [Em] I   had a [D] feeling that I belonged
And [C] I - [Em] I   had a [D] feeling I could be someone,
[C] be someone, [D] be someone.

[C] [G] [Em] [D]
[C] [G] [Em] [D]

[C] You got a fast [G] car.
But is it [Em] fast enough so we can [D] fly away?
[C] We gotta make a de- [G] cision
[Em] Leave tonight or live and [D] die this way.
[C] [G] [Em] [D]
[C] [G] [Em] [D]
[C] [G] [Em] [D]
[C] [G]


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Mille Après Mille
Fred Pellerin (Gérald Joly, 1969)


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

Intro:
[D] | [D] | [D] | [D] |   4x
[A↓] | [nc] | [A↓]
Ma [D] vie est un long chemin [Em] sans fin  [Em]
Et [A] je ne sais pas très bien où j'm'en [D] vais  [D]
Je [D] cherche dans les faubourgs et les [Em] villes  [Em]
C'est [A] dans l'espoir d'accomplir mon des-  [D] tin  [D]

Chorus
[D] Mille après mille je suis [Em] triste  [Em]
[A] Mille après mille je m'en- [D] nuie  [D]
[D] Jour après jour sur la [Em] route  [Em]
Tu n' [A] peux pas savoir comme j'peux t'ai- [D] mer  [D]

Cha- [D] que mille que je parcours semble in- [Em] utile  [Em]
Je [A] cherche toujours sans rien trou- [D] ver  [D]
Je [D] vois ton visage qui me [Em] hante  [Em]
Je [A] me demande pourquoi je t'ai qui- [D] tté  [D]

Chorus
[D] Mille après mille je suis [Em] triste  [Em]
[A] Mille après mille je m'en- [D] nuie  [D]
[D] Jour après jour sur la [Em] route  [Em]
Tu n'[A] peux pas savoir comme j'peux t'ai- [D] mer  [D]

Instrumental
[D] | [D] | [D] | [D] |   4x
[A↓] | [nc] | [A↓]

Un [D] jour quand mes voyages auront [Em] pris fin  [Em]
Et [A] qu'au fond de moi j'aurais trou- [D] ver  [D]
Cette [D] paix donc je sentais le [Em] besoin  [Em]
A [A] ce moment je pourrais m'arrê- [D] ter  [D]

Chorus
[D] Mille après mille je suis [Em] triste  [Em]
[A] Mille après mille je m'en- [D] nuie  [D]
[D] Jour après jour sur la [Em] route  [Em]
Tu n'[A] peux pas savoir comme j'peux t'ai- [D] mer  [D]
Tu n'[A↓] peux pas savoir comme j'peux t'ai- [D] mer [D]
Tu n'[A↓] peux pas savoir comme j'peux t'aimer   [D↓]    


#Capo sur le 1er frette pour jouer avec Fred Pellerin
#Last Updated 10/9/17 JJ
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Bridge Over Troubled Water (Full Version)
Simon and Garfunkel (Paul Simon, 1970)


Intro
| [D] [A] | [G] [E7] | [D] [B7] | [G] [Gm] |
| [D] | [G] | [D] | [G] |

When you're | [D] weary   | [G] feeling   | [D] small   |
[G] When [C↓] tears [G↓] are   | [Dmaj7] in your   | [Em7] eyes
I will   | [D] dry them [G] all   | [D] [G] |
[D] I'm [A↓] on [D↓] your   | [A] side   | [A7] ohh when times get   | [D] rough [F#m] |
[D7] And friends just   | [G] can't [E7] be   | [A] found

[D7] Like a   | [G] bridge  [E7] over   | [D] troubled  [B7] water   |
[G] I will  [F#7] lay me   | [Bm] down
[D7] Like a   | [G]  bridge [E7] over   | [D] troubled [B7] water   |
[G] I will  [A7]  lay me   | [D] down   | [G] | [D] | [G] | [D] | [G] |

When you're   | [D] down and out   | [G] when you're on the   | [D] street
[G]  When  [C↓] eve- [G↓]ning   | [Dmaj7] falls so   | [Em7] hard
I will   | [D] comfort  [G] you   | [D] [G] |
[D] I'll  [A↓] take [D↓] your   | [A] part   | [A7] oh when darkness   | [D] comes  [F#m] |
[D7]  And pain is   | [G] all  [E7] a- | [A]round

[D7] Like a   | [G] bridge  [E7] over   | [D] troubled  [B7] water   |
[G] I will  [F#7] lay me   | [Bm] down
[D7] Like a   | [G]  bridge [E7] over   | [D] troubled [B7] water   |
[G] I will [F#7] lay me | [Bm] down | [E7]   | [D] [A]   | [G] [Bm]   | [G] [Gm]   | [D] | [G] | [D] | [G]

Sail on   | [D] silver girl   | [G] sail on   | [Dmaj7] by   |
[G]  Your [C↓] time [G↓] has   | [D] come to   | [G] shine
All your   | [D] dreams are on their [G] way   | [D] [G]   |
[D] See  [A↓] how [D↓] they   | [A] shine   | [A7] ohh if you   | [D] need a [F#m] friend   |
[D7] I'm sailing   | [G] right [E7] be- | [A]hind
[D7] Like a   | [G] bridge [E7] over   | [D] troubled  [Bm] water   |
[G] I will [F#7] ease your   | [Bm] mind
[D7] Like a   | [G] bridge [E7] over   | [D] troubled [Bm] water   |
[G] I will [F#7] ease your   | [Bm] mind   | [E7]   | [D]   | [G] [Bm]   | [G] [Gm]   | [D↓]


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#Last Updated 06/08/18 JJ
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