Oops, an error
Loading. Please wait.

Stackolee chords

262 views 3 this week
no commentswrite comment
1 2 3 4 5
3 more votes to show rating
add to favorites
×
Save as Personal and add changes to this tab that will be seen only by you. Learn more ›
×
You can save this tab as Personal to edit and correct it or add notes. All changes will be seen only by you. Learn more »
launch autoscroll
font size
0
reset
transpose
0
reset
simplify chords
display chords
guitar tuner
edit
Autoscroll
slow
fast
+/-
esc
set tempo
stop
Author
Strumming
There is no strumming pattern for this song yet. and get +5 IQ
From the albums 'Trouble in mind' also on 'Ballads from Deep Gap'.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JG-cYTBVMIE

[Intro]
D    G7    D  A7   D


[Verse 1]
D                                             D7
All out in the alley on a dark and dreary night
     G                                          D
Bill Lyons and old Stackolee they had one awful fight
     A7                         D
Twas all about a John B Stetson hat


[Verse 2]
D                                                   D7
Billy went to the bar room to get him a glass of beer
    G                                                      D  
Old Stackolee comes thumping in he said what are you doing here
     A7                          D
That bad man, they call me Stackolee


[Instrumental]
D  D7  G  D  A7  D


[Verse 3]
    D                                                D7
Old Stackolee says to Billy "I'm gonna kill you dead,
    G                                                     D
You taken all of my money and the stetson right off a' my head
               A7                          D
Yeah I'm gonna kill you they call me Stackolee".


[Verse 4]
D                                                            D7
Bill Lyons says "Now Stackolee wont you please spare my life,
  G                                            D 
I got two little children and a darling loving wife,
      A7                           D
Don't kill me, don't kill me Stackolee".


[Verse 5]
    D                                                    D7
Old Stacky says to Billy "No I aint gonna spare your life
    G                                                         D
God bless your little children son and I'll take care of your wife
         A7                         D
I'm that bad man they call me Stackolee".


[Verse 6]
    D                                                           D7
Old Stackolee shot poor Billy he shot him right through the head
    G                                             D
Now it only taken one .44 ball to kill poor Billy dead
     A7                         D
That bad man that rascal Stackolee


[Instrumental]
D  D7  G  D  A7  D


[Verse 7]
D                                             D7
All out in the alley I heard my bulldog bark
       G                                                      D
He's a'barking at old Stackolee he went stumblin' through the dark
     A7                                        D
That bad man he's scared too, that awful Stackolee


[Verse 8]
D                                             D7
When the sheriff found old Stackolee he found him fast asleep
    G                                          D
An when he waken  ole Stack up he said he jumped about forty feet
            A7                                 D
Well he's a bad man, yes they caught old Stackolee


[Verse 9]
D                                             D7
Then Stack says to the Jailer, Mr Jailer I can't sleep
    G                                          D7
Every time I close my eyes  at night Bill Lyons begins to creep
     A7                         D
All around this jailhouse all the time


[Instrumental]
D  D7  G  D  A7  D


[Verse 10]
D                                             D7
Men folks all a'laughin'. women folks all a'cryin'
    G                                                                 D
See the folks ar coming from miles around just to see ol' Stackolee a'dying
     A7                                 D
That bad man yeah they called him Stackolee


[Verse 11]
D                                                        D7
Old Stack standing up on the scaffold an' he began to curse
       G                                                        D
An the Sherriff said "Lets hang him boys before he kills one of us".
       A7                             D
He's a bad man,  they call him Stackolee


[Verse 11]
D                                                           D7
Somebody tripped that scaffold and old Stack went down below
         G                                                   D
When the devil seen him a'coming he says I hates this rascal so
         A7                 D
We don't need him down here


[Verse 12]
D                                                                       D7
Stack grabbed the devil by the collar and he threwed him up on the shelf
     G                                                      D
Said get out of here you son of a gun I'll run this place myself
      A7                              D
I'm  a bad man yes they call me Stackolee


[Outro]
D  D7  G  D  A7  D

            
            
Suggest correction
Creating personal tab
Creating personal tab
You can edit any tab online and save it as your Personal.

You can edit, replace or remove any tab part or add personal notes – all changes will be seen only by you.

Personal tabs can be accessed anytime from any device, even offline.
Learn more »
Give kudos to tab author, rate the tab!
1 2 3 4 5
comments
print report bad tab
guest
You may want to rate the tab now too:
select rating
Wanna post a correction for this tab? Suggest correction