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Goodnight Irene chords

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Goodnight Irene G/A 
                                            
[Intro:] 1 2 3 1 2 D7 1 2 3 1 2 3 G 2 3 1 2 3 


[Verses]
G          D7                G     
Irene good-night, Irene good-night 
G            G7        C                 D7            G      
Goodnight Ir-ene, good-night Ir-ene I'll see you in my dreams 
G                         D7                             G    
Last Saturday night I got married me and my wife settled down 
G             G7        C             D7                       G    
Now me and my wife have part-ed gonna take another stroll down town 
G          D7                G     
Irene good-night, Irene good-night 
G            G7        C                 D7            G      
Goodnight Ir-ene, good-night Ir-ene I'll see you in my dreams 
G                       D7                              G    
Sometimes I live in the country sometimes I live in the town 
G           G7           C          D7                      G     
Sometimes I have a great not-ion to jump into the river and drown 
G          D7                G     
Irene good-night, Irene good-night 
G            G7        C                 D7            G                
Goodnight Ir-ene, good-night Ir-ene I'll see you in my dreams 2 3 1 2 3 
                       
E7 2 3 1 2 3 A 2 3 1 2 
A                                E7                                 A     
Quit your ramblin' and quit your gamblin', quit stayin' out late at night 
                    A7       D           E7                   A      
Stay home with your wife and fam-ily sit down by the fireside bright 
A          E7                A     
Irene good-night, Irene good-night 
A            A7        D                 E7            A      
Goodnight Ir-ene, good-night Ir-ene I'll see you in my dreams 
A                   E7                                     A     
I asked your mother for you, she told me that you were too young 
            A7            D                   E7                  A    
I wished to God I'd never seen your face, I'm sorry you ever were born 
A          E7                A     
Irene good-night, Irene good-night 
A            A7        D                 E7            A      
Goodnight Ir-ene, good-night Ir-ene I'll see you in my dreams 
A          E7                A     
Irene good-night, Irene good-night 
A            A7        D                 E7            A        
Goodnight Ir-ene, good-night Ir-ene I'll see you in my dreams

            
            
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peterjamesdickens 10 Apr 01, 2017 07:34 AM

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CountryTime1 10 Sep 13, 2017 06:33 PM, edited at 10:40 pm

this is the closest to leadbelly's version i have seen. Thanks!

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