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When A Cajun Man Gets The Blues chords

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"When A Cajun Man Gets the Blues"
by Tab Benoit, from the "Wetlands" album

Chords:
        E A D G B E
   [E7] X X X 4 3 4


        E A D G B E
   [B7] X 2 1 2 0 2


        E A D G B E 
[E7(2)] X X 0 4 3 4 


         E A D G B E 
[A#dim7] X X 8 9 8 9

         E A D  G  B  E 
[C#dim7] X X 11 12 11 12



INTRO: E - B7 - E - E7 - B7 - E
 


 
    E7             B7          E
Ma cheri, she has left me for good
    E7           B7           E
After I gave my love for so long
      B7
She's out there with somebody new
                            E
And I just can't sit here alone, no

           E7
But it's so hard to drive with these tears in my eyes
               A                               A#dim7 -- C#dim7
And it takes a long time to get to Baton Rouge
          E          B7       E            A
And all I want is to hear somebody play my song
       E7(2)       B7          E
When a Cajun man   gets the blues


         B7                        E
When I'm feeling the weight of the water
       B7                             E
Lord I know that there's blues in the Quarter
         E7             B7         A
If I could hold back my tears and make it there, I'd be alright
          B7
But I might need ya, New Orleans, every night

        E              B7     E
I don't know where I'd be without you
             E7             B7          E
Yeah, you've been there for me all the while
     B7
From Lafayette, to Thibodaux, to Lake Charles
                                           E
From Natchitoches, to Shreveport, to Grand Isle

         E7
When I'm feeling the pain, the bayou's callin' my name
              A                        A#dim7 -- C#dim7
And that's an offer that I can't refuse
        E       B7       E      A
Oh,it's hard to miss you, Louisiana
       Ddim7    B7         E
When a Cajun man gets the blues
       E7        B7      E        A
Yes it's hard to miss you,  Louisiana
         E7(2)      B7         E
When this Cajun man gets the blues
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bradperoney 122 Nov 29, 2015 05:59 PM

Very nice. Samantha Fish learned the song from Tab, and you can see a good version of her playing it here: https://youtu.be/BtelVD_xRF0 Really helped me in learning this song.

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