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Jackhammer Blues Chords

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Lindisfarne - Jackhammer Blues



[INTRO] 
G        C   G    D   G   C   G  D  G


[VERSE 1]

I'm a jackhammer man from a jackhammer town
C
Born with a jackhammer in my hand
G                                D
Lord, god, I got them jackhammer blues
G
Jackhammer man from a jackhammer town
  C
I hammer on the hammer 'til the sun goes down
G                     D          G
Lord, god, I got them jackhammer blues


[VERSE 2]

Gonna hammer on the hammer 'til I get done
    C
The Sixty-six and the Highway One
G                                D
Lord, god, I got them jackhammer blues
       G
With a jackhammer woman as sweet as pie
  C
I hammer on the hammer 'til the day I die
G                     D          G
Lord, god, I got them jackhammer blues


[VERSE 3]

I'm a jackhammer man from a jackhammer town
C
Born with a jackhammer in my hand
G                                D
Lord, god, I got them jackhammer blues
  G
A jackhammer woman as sweet as pie
  C
I hammer on the hammer 'til the day I die
G                     D          G
Lord, god, I got them jackhammer blues


[INSTRUMENTAL] G   C   G    D   G   C   G  D  G
                G   C   G    D   G   C   G  D  G
                G   C   G    D   G   C   G  D  G
                G   C   G    D   G   C   G  D  G


[VERSE 4]

Gonna hammer on the hammer all night long
  C
I hammered on my baby from a-midnight on
G                                D
Lord, god, I got them jackhammer blues
  G
A jackhammer man as sweet as pie
      C
An' I hammer on the hammer 'til the day I die
G                     D          G
Lord, god, I got them jackhammer blues


              **Increase to Quick-Time Tempo**


[OUTRO] 
G   C   G    D   G   C   G  D  G    G-G   G-G   G-G   G-G   G
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MyLittleEye 41 May 26, 2017 02:23 PM, edited at 06:24 pm

Good transcription of the Lindisfarne cover but it should perhaps be more properly credited to Woodie Guthrie who wrote it. There are a lot more verses to Woodie's recording too

[https://youtu.be/_8cG7IajejM](Jackhammer blues)

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