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Ive Been Everywhere Chords

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(Spoken)

This here next song is the story, about the fella that was hitchhikin'

Away down in Southern Nevada, along came this big long truck

Loaded down with potatoes. And the trucker put on the air brakes and

Pulled over to the side, and said "Jump in son, throw in your bag, an'

The one your carrin', an' he said "where all ya been son?"

Well he said "I've Been Everywhere Man"

And that's the name of this one.

[Verse 1]

      C
I was hitchhiking down along, The dusty Winemaca road
      C
When along came a transport truck with High and canvas covered load
          F
If you're going to Winemaca Mack

With me you can ride
  C 
I climed into the cab

And then I settled down inside

   G7 
He asked me if I seen a road

With so much dust and sand
       C
I said listen bud I've travelled

Every road in this here land.

[chorus]

C
I've been everywhere man
C
I've been everywhere man
F
Cross the deserts bare man
     C
I've breathed the mountain air man
   G7
Of travel I've had my share man
               C
I've been everywhere


(spoken)

Where ya been he says?

Oh let me see now, a couple of places

[Verse 2]

             C
I've been to Reno, Chicago, Fargo Minnesota

Buffalo, Toronto, Winslow, South Dakota
F
Wichita, Tulsa, Ottawa, Oklahoma
C
Tampa. Panama, Mattawa, La Paloma
G7
Durango, Baltimore, Salvador, Amarillo
C
Tocopilla, Barranquilla and Padilla I'm a killer

[chorus]

C
I've been everywhere man
C
I've been everywhere man
F
Cross the deserts bare man
     C
I've breathed the mountain air man
     G7
I've travelled, I've done my share man,
               C
I've been everywhere


(spoken)

Is that right? He says after a long pause

And I says....


[Verse 3]

C
Boston, Charleston, Dayton, Louisiana

Washington, Houston, Kingston, Texarkana
F
Monterey, Ferriday, Santa Fe, Tallapoosa
C
Glen Rock, Black Rock, Oskaloosa.
G7
Tennessee, Hennessey, Chicopee, Spirit Lake
C
Grand Lake, Devil's Lake, Crater Lake, for Pete's sake.

[chorus]

C
I've been everywhere man
C
I've been everywhere man
F
Cross the deserts bare man
     C
I've breathed the mountain air man
     G7
I've travelled, I've done my share man,
               C
I've been everywhere


(spoken)

This truck driver turned around to me again

And said " Look buddy, If you ain't Hank Snow, don't you ever shut up?"

And I says

[Verse 3]

C
Louisville, Nashville, Knoxville, Omaha

New York, New Port, Costa Rica, Utah
F
Montreal, Springfield, Bakersfield, Shreveport
C
Hackensack, Cadillac, Fond Du Lac, Davenport
G7
Idaho, Mexico, Argentina, Diamontina
C
Pasadena, Catalina, see what I mean Jack!

[chorus]

C
I've been everywhere man
C
I've been everywhere man
F
Cross the deserts bare man
     C
I've breathed the mountain air man
     G7
I've travelled, I've done my share man,
               C
I've been everywhere

(spoken) 

C
Now this truck driver again turned around to me

And said "Look it here buddy, I'm kinda gettin' sick and tired

Of you talkin' about all these United States cities and towns. I'm a Canadian

Truck driver and I want to here alittle bit of the North Country for a change. "

Well I said there's always North Bay and headin' up to Northern Ontario

To places like......

[Verse 4]

C
Temogami, New New Liskeard, Haileybury, Cobalt, Timmins

Ansonville, Kirkland Lake, Cochrane, Kapuskasing
F
Hearst, Geralton, Beardmore and the Lake Head

And headin' form Nipigon down 17
C
Into Scriber, Marathon, White River, Wawa and Sault. St. Marie

Headin' east from the Sault on 17
G7
To Thessalon, Blind River, Elliot Lake, Manitoulin Island

Espanola, Sudbury, Cache Bay, Sturgeon Falls
C
And Back to North Bay


Headin' down south now number 11


   C
To Huntsville, Bracebridge, Gravenhurst, Orillia, Barrie

Aurora, Newmarket, and ever Stoffville

And even that other town we all know well called Toronto

C
Ohhh Haliburton, Colorado, Winnipeg

Ellensburg, Rexburg, Vicksburg, Eldorado
F
Larrimore, Atmore, Haverstraw, Vancouver
C
Chaska, Nebraska, Alaska, Opelika.
G7
Baraboo, Waterloo, Kalamazoo, Kansas City
C
Cedar City, Dodge City, what a pity.

[chorus]

C
I've been everywhere man
C
I've been everywhere man
F
Cross the deserts bare man
     C
I've breathed the mountain air man
     G7
I've travelled, I've done my share man,
               C
I've been everywhere

(spoken)

C
Well this truck driver looked at me again

And he said "Don't you know nothin' about the Maritimes at all buddy?"

He had the oddasity to ask me, 'course you Newfounlanders

Wouldn't understand that word. That's a big word I learned in

Skinner's Pond school, Prince Edward Island

Didn't really mean that you know, but I had to say it anyhow

Yeah he says, "Don't you know nothin' about the Maritimes?

I said "Look buddy, I can tell buy the big spuds on the back of your rig

You must be a spud picker from Prince Edward Island

I can tell ya that much about the Maritimes. "

You must be friends with, them there Blue Nosers from Nova Scotia

And the New Brunswick Harring Chokers

Not to metion anything, of course about them Squid Jiggin' lads

From Over Newfoundland.

An' the run of the towns in the Maritimes goes like this buddy,


[Verse 5]

        C
There's Moncton, Chatam, Saint John, Camalton

Grand Falls, Sacland, New Castle, Fredricton
F
Charlottetown, Summerside, Glasby, Annapolis
C
Springhill, Sydney, New Glasgow, Antigonish
G7
Windsor, Torrold, Gander, Bona Vista, Saint John's
C
Port aux Basques and Minster

[chorus]

C
I've been everywhere man
C
I've been everywhere man
F
Cross the deserts bare man
     C
I've breathed the mountain air man
    G7
But there's just one place I haven't been

Tramp on the gas and roar man
C
Soon we're gonna be there man

Soon we're gonna be there





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