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Your Cheatin' Heart Hank Williams (1952)
Jamaica Farewell Harry Belafonte (Irving Burgie, 1957)
Fly Me to the Moon Frank Sinatra (Bart Howard, 1954)
Don't Get Around Much Anymore Duke Ellington and Bob Russell (1940)
Don't Think Twice, It's All Right Bob Dylan (1962)
Reason To Believe Tim Hardin (1965)
Sea Of Heartbreak Johnny Cash (Paul Hampton, Hal David, 1961)
Down On the Corner Creedence Clearwater Revival (John Fogerty, 1969)
Last Train to Clarksville The Monkees (Bobby Hart & Tommy Boyce, 1966)
The Letter The Box Tops (Wayne Carson, 1967
Winter Wonderland Felix Bernard & Richard B. Smith (1934)



Your Cheatin' Heart
Hank Williams (1952)


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

Your cheatin' | [C] heart... | [C7] ..will make you | [F] weep... | [F] ..
You'll cry and | [G7] cry... | ..and try to | [C] sleep | [C] ..
But [G7] sleep won't | [C] come... | [C7] ..the whole night | [F] through... | [F] ..
Your cheatin' | [G7] heart.. | will tell on | [C] you | [C]

Chorus    
When [C7] tears come | [F] down... | like falling | [C] rain | [C] ..
You'll toss a- | [D7] round... | and call my | [G7] name... | [G7]..
You'll walk the | [C] floor... | the way I | [F] do | [F]
Your cheatin' | [G7] heart... | will tell on | [C] you... | [C] [C7] |

Instrumental
| [F]   | [F]   | [C]   | [C]   |
| [D7] | [D7] | [G7] | [G7] |
| [C]   | [C]   | [F]   | [F]   |
| [G7] | [G7] | [C]   | [C]

Your cheatin' | [C] heart | [C7] will pine some- | [F] day... | [F] ..
And crave the | [G7] love... | you threw a- | [C] way... | [C] ..
The time will | [C] come... | [C7] when you'll be | [F] blue... | [F] ..
Your cheat in' | [G7] heart... | will tell on | [C] you | [C↓]

#Play along with original in this key.

#Last Updated 05/12/20 JJ
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Jamaica Farewell
Harry Belafonte (Irving Burgie, 1957)


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

[C] Down the way where the [F] nights are gay
And the [G7] sun shines daily on the [C] mountain top
[C] I took a trip on a [F] sailing ship
And when I [G7] reached Jamaica I [C] made a stop

Chorus
But I'm [C] sad to say, I'm [Dm] on my way
[G7] Won't be back for [C] many a day
My [C] heart is down my head is [Dm] turning around
I had to [G7] leave a little girl in [C] Kingston town [C]

[C] Down at the market [F] you can hear
Ladies [G7] cry out while on their [C] heads they bear
[C] Akee rice salt [F] fish are nice
And the [G7] rum is fine any [C] time of year

Chorus
But I'm [C] sad to say, I'm [Dm] on my way
[G7] Won't be back for [C] many a day
My [C] heart is down my head is [Dm] turning around
I had to [G7] leave a little girl in [C] Kingston town [C]

[C] Sounds of laughter [F] everywhere
And the [G7] dancing girls swaying [C] to and fro
[C] I must declare my [F] heart is there
Though I've [G7] been from Maine to [C] Mexico

Chorus
But I'm [C] sad to say, I'm [Dm] on my way
[G7] Won't be back for [C] many a day
My [C] heart is down my head is [Dm] turning around
I had to [G7] leave a little girl in [C] Kingston town [C]

[C] Down the way where the [F] nights are gay
And the [G7] sun shines daily on the [C] mountain top
[C] I took a trip on a [F] sailing ship
And when I [G7] reached Jamaica I [C] made a stop


#Lovely, singable tune to introduce upbeat 'Calypso' Strum.
#Can also be done nicely in fingerpicking.
#Capo on 2nd fret to play with original in G.
#Last Updated 1/5/18 JJ
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Fly Me To The Moon
Frank Sinatra (Bart Howard, 1954)


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


| [Am] Fly me to the | [Dm] moon
Let me | [G7] play among the | [C] stars |
| [F] Let me see what | [Dm] spring is like
On | [E7] Jupiter and | [Am] Mars [A7]

In | [Dm] other words | [G7] ...hold my | [C] hand | [A7]
In | [Dm] other words | [G7] ...baby | [C] kiss me | [E7]

| [Am] Fill my heart with | [Dm] song
And let me | [G7] sing for ever | [C] more |
| [F] You are all I | [Dm] long for
All I | [E7] worship and | [Am] adore [A7]

In | [Dm] other words | [G7] please be | [C] true | [A7]
In | [Dm] other words | [G7] I love | [C] you | [E7]

Instrumental
| [Am] | [Dm] | [G7] | [C]   |
| [F]   | [Dm] | [E7] | [Am] |
| [Dm] | [G7] | [C]   | [A7] |
| [Dm] | [G7] | [C]   | [E7] |

| [Am] Fill my heart with | [Dm] song
And let me | [G7] sing for ever | [C] more |
| [F] You are all I | [Dm] long for
All I | [E7] worship and | [Am] adore [A7]

In | [Dm] other words | [G7] please be | [E7] true | [Am]
In | [Dm] other words | [G7] I love | [C] you  

#Play along with Frank Sinatra in this key.

#Last Updated 8/02/19 JJ
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Don't Get Around Much Anymore
Duke Ellington and Bob Russell (1940)


Missed the Saturday | [C] dance |
| [C] Heard they crowded the | [A7] floor |
| [A7] Couldn't bear it with- | [D7] out you |
| [G7] Don't get around much any- | [C] more | [G7↓]

Thought I'd visit the | [C] club |
| [C] Got as far as the | [A7] door |
| [A7] They'd have asked me a- | [D7] bout you |
| [G7] Don't get around much any- | [C] more | [C7]  

Bridge
Oh | [F] Darling I | [Fm] guess my | [Cmaj7] mind's more at | [C7] ease  
But | [F] neverthe- | [Fm] less   | [Em7] why stir up memo- | [G7↓] ries

Been invited on | [C] dates |
| [C] Might have gone but what | [A7] for |
| [A7] Awfully different with- | [D7] out you |
| [G7] Don't get around much any- | [C] more | [Fm] | [C]  

#Play along with Inkspots version (1943) in this key. Ignore their intro verse.

#Last Updated 11/01/19 JJ
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Don't Think Twice, It's All Right
Bob Dylan (1962)


      Carter Picking        or any 4/4 fingerpicking pattern
4/4 | T3 - D u T4 - D u |
      1    2 & 3    4 &


| [D]   | [A]   | [Bm7] | [G] |
| [D]   | [A]   | [D]   | [D] |

Well, it | [D] ain't no use to | [A] sit and wonder | [Bm7] why, babe | [Bm7] |
| [G] If'n you | don't know by | [D] now | [A]
And it | [D] ain't no use to | [A] sit and wonder | [Bm7] why, babe | [Bm7] |
| [E7] ...It'll never   | do some- | [A] how   | [A]
When your | [D] rooster | crows at the | [D7] break of | dawn |
| [G] Look out your | window and | [E7] I'll be gone | [E7] |
| [D] You're the | [A] reason I'm | [Bm7] traveling | [G] on |
| [D] Don't think | [A] twice, it's all | [D] right | [D]

| [D]   | [A]   | [Bm7] | [Bm7] |
| [G]   | [G]   | [D]   | [D]   | [D] | [D]

An' it | [D] ain't no use in | [A] turnin' on your | [Bm7] light, babe   | [Bm7]   |
| [G] That light I | never | [D] knowed   | [A]
An' it | [D] ain't no use in | [A] turnin' on your | [Bm7] light, babe | [Bm7] |
| [E7] I'm on the | dark side of the | [A] road | [A]
Still I | [D] wish there was | somethin' you would | [D7] do or | say
To | [G] try and | make me change my | [E7] mind and | stay |
| [D] We never | [A] did too much | [Bm7] talkin' any- | [G] way |   
| [D] Don't think | [A] twice, it's all | [D] right |

| [D]   | [A]   | [Bm7] | [Bm7] |
| [G]   | [G]   | [D]   | [D]   | [D]

Well, it | [D] ain't no use in | [A] calling out my | [Bm7] name, gal | [Bm7] |
| [G] Like you | never done be- | [D] fore | [A]
And it | [D] ain't no use in | [A] calling out my | [Bm7] name, gal | [Bm7] |
| [E7] I can't | hear you anymore | [A] | [A]
I'm a- | [D] thinking and a- | wonderin' | [D7] walkin' down the | road |
I | [G] once loved a | woman, a | [E7] child I'm | told   |
I | [D] gave her my | [A] heart but she | [Bm7] wanted my | [G] soul |
| [D] Don't think | [A] twice, it's all | [D] right |

| [D]   | [A]   | [Bm7] | [Bm7] |
| [G]   | [G]   | [D]   | [A]   |
| [D]   | [D]   | [D]   | [D]  

So | [D] lon- | [A] -ong honey | [Bm7] babe | [Bm7]
Where I'm | [G] bound, | I can't | [D] tell | [A]
But | [D] goodbye's | [A] too good a | [Bm7] word, gal | [Bm7] |
| [E7] So I'll just | say fare thee | [A] well | [A]
I | [D] ain't a- | sayin' you treated | [D7] me un- | kind |
You | [G] could have done | better but | [E7] I don't | [E7] mind
| [D] You just kinda | [A] wasted my | [Bm7] precious | [G] time |
| [D] Don't think | [A] twice, it's all | [D] right

| [D]   | [A]   | [Bm7] | [Bm7] |
| [G]   | [G]   | [D]   | [D]   |
| [D]   | [A]   | [Bm7] | [Bm7] |
| [E7] | [E7] | [A]   | [A]   |

| [D]   | [D]   | [D7]   | [D7]   |
| [G]   | [G]   | [E7]   | [E7]   |
| [D]   | [A]   | [Bm7] | [G]   |
| [D]   | [A]   | [D]   | [D↓]  

#Capo on 2nd fret to play along with Bob Dylan.

#Capo on 2nd fret to play along with Peter Paul and Mary.

#Last Update 3/30/20 JJ
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Reason To Believe
Tim Hardin (1965)


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


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

| [C] If I listened | [G] long enough to | [C] you, | [C]
I'd find a | [F] way to be- | [G] lieve that its' all | [C] true. | [C]   |
| [D7]...   | [D7] Knowing, that you | [G] lied...
straight | [F] faced while I | [C] cried, |
| [C] ... Still I'd | [Am] look to find a | [F] reason to | [G] believe.

Chorus
| [G] Someone like | [F] you makes it | [G] hard to live with- | [Am] out   |
| [G] Somebody else. |
| [G] Someone like | [F] you makes it | [G] easy to give,
| [Am↓] Never thinking | [G] of myself.   | [G]

| [C] If I gave you | [G] time to change my | [C] mind, | [C]
I'd find a | [F] way just to | [G] leave the past | [C] behind. | [C]
| [D7]...   | [D7] Knowing, that you | [G] lied...
straight | [F] faced while I | [C] cried, |
| [C] ... Still I'd | [Am] look to find a | [F] reason to | [G] believe.

Solo - Instrumental Chorus
| [G]   | [F] | [G] | [Am] |
| [G]   | [G] | [F] | [G]   |
| [Am↓] | [G] | [G] |

| [C] If I listened | [G] long enough to | [C] you, | [C]
I'd find a | [F] way to be- | [G] lieve that its' all | [C] true. | [C]   |
| [D7]...   | [D7] Knowing, that you | [G] lied...
straight | [F] faced while I | [C] cried, |
| [C] ... Still I'd | [Am] look to find a | [F] reason to | [G] believe.

Chorus
| [G] Someone like | [F] you makes it | [G] hard to live with- | [Am] out   |
| [G] Somebody else. |
| [G] Someone like | [F] you makes it | [G] easy to give,
| [Am↓] Never thinking | of myself.   | [G↓]

#Play along with Tim Hardin's version in this key.

#Last Updated 3/19/19 JJ
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Sea Of Heartbreak
Johnny Cash (Paul Hampton, Hal David, 1961)


[D↓]  
[D] The lights in the [Bm] harbor  [Bm↓] [A↓]
[G] ...don't shine for [A] me
[D] 'm like a [Bm]  lost ship [Bm↓] [A↓]                
[G] ...adrift on the [A] sea [A↓]

Chorus
This sea of [D] heartbreak
Lost love and [A] loneliness
Memories of your [D] caress
So divine how [G] I wish you were mine
a- [D] gain my dear                
I'm on this [A] sea of tears [A↓]                            
Sea of |   [D] heartbreak | [G]  [A]   |   [D]

Oh [D]  how did I [Bm] lose you  [Bm↓] [A↓]
[G] ...Oh where did I [A]  fail
[D] why did you [Bm] leave me  [Bm↓] [A↓]
[G] ...always for [A] sail [A↓]

Chorus
This sea of [D] heartbreak
Lost love and [A] loneliness
Memories of your [D] caress
So divine how [G] I wish you were mine
a- [D] gain my dear                
I'm on this [A] sea of tears [A↓]                          
Sea of |   [D] heartbreak | [G]  [A]   |   [D]

Bridge
[G] Oh what I'd give just [D] sail back to shore
[G] back to your arms once [F#] more
      
[D] Come to my [Bm]  rescue  [Bm↓] [A↓]
[G] ...oh come here to [A]  me
[D]  take me and [Bm] keep me  [Bm↓] [A↓]
[G] ...away from the [A] sea  [A↓]

Chorus
This sea of [D] heartbreak
Lost love and [A] loneliness
Memories of your [D] caress
So divine how [G] I wish you were mine
a- [D] gain my dear                
I'm on this [A] sea of tears [A↓]                          
Sea of |   [D] heartbreak | [G]  [A]   |   [D]
Sea of |   [D] heartbreak | [G]  [A]   |   [D]
Sea of |   [D] heartbreak | [G]  [A]   |   [D↓]

#Capo on 1st fret to play along with Johnny Cash's version.

#Last Updated 9/29/19 JJ
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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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Last Train to Clarksville
The Monkees (Bobby Hart & Tommy Boyce, 1966)



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


Intro Riff 4x:
|------------------------|------------------------|
|-------3----------------|-1--------0-------------|
|------------------------|----------------2-------|
|-0----------------------|-0--------0-----0-------|
  1  &  2  &  3  &  4  &   1  &  2  &  3  &  4  &

Take the | [G7] last train to | Clarksville and I'll | [G7] meet you at the | station
You can | [G7] be here at 4: | 30 cause I've | made my reser- | vation
don't be | [C7] slow... | oh no no | no... | oh no no | no... | [C7↓]

Cause I'm | [G7] leaving in the | morning and I | won't see you a- | gain
We'll have | one more night to- | gether, 'til the | morning brings my | train
and I must | [C7] go... | oh no no | no... | oh no no | no... | [C7↓]
and I | [D7] don't know if I'm | ever coming | [G7] home [RIFF 2x]


Intro Riff 2x:   (Starts right on last chord G7)
|------------------------|------------------------|
|-------3----------------|-1--------0-------------|
|------------------------|----------------2-------|
|-0----------------------|-0--------0-----0-------|
  1  &  2  &  3  &  4  &   1  &  2  &  3  &  4  &


Take the | [G7] last train to | Clarksville. I'll be | waiting at the | station
We'll have | time for coffee | flavored kisses | and a bit of | conversation
| [C7] Oh... | oh no no | no... | oh no no | no... | [C7↓]

Take the | [G7] last train to | Clarksville. Now I | must hang up the | phone
I can't | [G7] hear you in this | noisy railroad | station all a- | lone, I'm feelin'
| [C7] low... | oh no no | no... | oh no no | no... | [C7↓]
and I | [D7] don't know if I'm | ever coming | [G7↓] home [RIFF 2x]


Intro Riff 2x:   (Starts right on last chord G7)
|------------------------|------------------------|
|-------3----------------|-1--------0-------------|
|------------------------|----------------2-------|
|-0----------------------|-0--------0-----0-------|
  1  &  2  &  3  &  4  &   1  &  2  &  3  &  4  &


Take the | [G7] last train to | Clarksville and I'll | [G7] meet you at the | station
You can | [G7] be here at 4: | 30 cause I've | made my reser- | vation
don't be | [C7] slow... | oh no no | no... | oh no no | no... | [C7↓]
and I | [D7] don't know if I'm | ever coming | [G7↓] home [RIFF 2x]


Intro Riff 2x:   (Starts right on last chord G7)
|------------------------|------------------------|
|-------3----------------|-1--------0-------------|
|------------------------|----------------2-------|
|-0----------------------|-0--------0-----0-------|
  1  &  2  &  3  &  4  &   1  &  2  &  3  &  4  &


Outro
Take the | [G7] last train to | Clarksville. | [G7] | [G7]
Take the | [G7] last train to | Clarksville. | [G7] | [G7]
Take the | [G7] last train to | Clarksville. | [G7↓]

#Play along with original in this key.

#Last Updated 6/28/19 JJ
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The Letter
The Box Tops (Wayne Carson, 1967)



u | D u - u D u - u | D u ...
&   1 &   & 3 &   &   1 &

[Em] Give me a ticket for an [C] aeroplane
[D] Ain't got time to take a [A] fast train
[Em] Lonely days are gone, [C] I'm a-goin' home
My [B7] baby, she wrote me a [Em] letter   | [Em]

[Em] I don't care how much money I [C] gotta spend
[D] Got to get back to my [A] baby again
[Em] Lonely days are gone, [C] I'm a-goin' home
My [B7] baby, she wrote me a [Em] letter   | [Em]

Chorus
Well, she | [G] wrote me a [D] letter
Said she | [C] couldn't [G] live with- | [D] out me no more | [D] |
| [G] Listen, mister, [D] can't you see
I | [C] gotta get [G] back to my | [D] baby once more, | [B7↓] anyway yeah...

[Em] Give me a ticket for an [C] aeroplane
[D] Ain't got time to take a [A] fast train
[Em] Lonely days are gone, [C] I'm a-goin' home
My [B7] baby, she wrote me a [Em] letter   | [Em]

Chorus
Well, she | [G] wrote me a [D] letter
Said she | [C] couldn't [G] live with- | [D] out me no more | [D] |
| [G] Listen, mister, [D] can't you see
I | [C] gotta get [G] back to my | [D] baby once more, | [B7↓] anyway yeah...

[Em] Give me a ticket for an [C] aeroplane
[D] Ain't got time to take a [A] fast train
[Em] Lonely days are gone, [C] I'm a-goin' home
My [B7] baby, she wrote me a [Em] letter
My [B7] baby, she wrote me a [Em] letter  [Em↓]


#Last Update 8/28/17 JJ
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Winter Wonderland
Felix Bernard & Richard B. Smith (1934)


Intro
| [F] | [C7] | [F] | [C7]

Sleigh bells | [F] ring ... are you | listenin'...
In the | [C7] lane ... snow is | glistenin'...
A | [C7] beautiful sight, we're | happy tonight |
| [C7] Walkin' in a winter wonder- | [F] land ...

Gone a- | [F] way ... is the | blue bird ...
Here to | [C7] stay ... is the | new bird ...
He | [C7] sings a love song, as | we go along |
| [C7] Walkin' in a winter wonder- | [F] land ... |

Bridge
| [A] In the meadow [E7] we can build a | [A] snowman ... |
| [A] And pretend that [E7] he is parson | [A]  Brown ... |
| [C] He'll say are you [G7]  married, we'll say | [C] no man...
But | [C] you can do the [G7]  job when you're in | [C]  town [G#aug] ...  

Later | [F] on ... we'll con- | spire ...
As we | [C7] dream ... by the | fire ...
To | [C7] face unafraid, the | plans that we made |
| [C7] Walkin' in a winter wonder- | [F] land... |

Bridge
| [A] In the meadow [E7] we can build a | [A] snowman ... |
| [A] And pretend that [E7] he's a circus | [A]  clown ... |
| [C] We'll have lots of [G7]  fun with Mister | [C] Snowman ...
Yes un- | [C] til the other [G7] kiddies knock him | [C] down [G#aug] ...

Later | [F] on ... we'll con- | spire ...
As we | [C7] dream ... by the | fire ...
To | [C7] face unafraid, the | plans that we made |
| [C7] Walkin' in a | winter wonder- | [F] land ... |
| [G7] Walkin'... in a | [C7] winter wonder- | [F] land | [F↓]

#Capo on 2nd fret to play with the Macy Gray version.
#Macy Gray version does vary a bit from the more standard version.

#Last Updated 12/15/20 JJ
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