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Mississippi Chords

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Author
                             Mississippi - John Phillips


Tabbed by: Thomas Kingsley
Tuning: Standard


Part 1 (first half of song)
e|----0-----1-----|-----3-----|
B|----1-----1-----|-----3-----|
G|----0-----2-----|-----0-----|
D|----2-----3-----|-----x-----|
A|----3-----x-----|-----x-----|
E|----------------|-----3-----|
      C     F           G



Part 2 (middle of song)
e|----5-----1-----0-----5----|
B|----5-----1-----0-----5----|
G|----5-----1-----1-----5----|
D|----7-----3-----2-----7----|
A|----7-----3-----2-----7----|
E|----5-----1-----0-----5----| 1x
      A     F     E     A


Part 3 (second half of song)
e|----2-----3-----|-----x-----|
B|----3-----3-----|-----2-----|
G|----2-----0-----|-----2-----|
D|----0-----x-----|-----2-----|
A|----x-----x-----|-----0-----|
E|----------3-----|-----------|
      D     G           A     


Lyrics

Early in the mornin', she hitched a ride down to Louisville
Holdin' onto a hundred dollar bill
Dressed herself like a Cajun Queen in New Orleans, baby
Yeah, she looked good, like a lady

And the Mississippi River runs like molasses in the summertime
And me, you know, I don't hardly mind
Sippin' on a beer in Bourbon Street and I'm sittin' easy
Don't get me wrong, it takes a lot to please me

Have a seat an' take a load off your feet, and she said "Yes"
So I said, "I like your dress"
Swamps all around make ya feel kinda funny, don't they, honey
She crossed her legs and looked at me funny

Down on the bayou, why, you never know just what you're doin'

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