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Born About Six Thousand Years Ago - Doc Watson

From the 1964 album - "Doc Watson"

Fill1 for end of first line of verses:

e|-----------|
B|-----------|
G|-----------|
D|-0-2-0-----|
A|-------2---|
E|---------3-|

Fill2 for end of first line of chorus:
e|----------------|
B|----------------|
G|----------------|
D|--0-0-2-0-------|
A|----------3-2-0-|
E|----------------|


The split chords show the movement between different chords which give this song its 
character play them as a single bass note- for example

D7  D7/E D7/F# G   strum D7, play E F# on the 6th string, strum G

[Introduction]

G  A7  D7  G

[Verse 1]
G                    C               G   
I was born about six thousand years ago [ Fill1 ]
G                  G/B G/Bb A7         A7/B A7/C#   D7        
They ain't nothin' in  this world that I    don't   know
      G                   G7      G7/A G7/B C         C/B C/Bb A7
I saw Old King Pharaoh's daughter find Lit -tle Moses on  the  water
          D7                        D7/E D7/F# G    
And I can whip the man that says it is - n't   so

[Verse 2]
G          G/A  G/B C                 G   
I saw Noah when he  built that famous ark [ Fill1 ]
G                 G/B G/Bb A7         A7/B A7/C# D7  D7/C D7/B     
I slipped into it one      night when it   got   dark
D7/A  G                   G7       G7/A G7/B C                C/B  C/Bb A7
I saw Jonah swallowed by the whale,          and I pulled the li - on's tail
      D7                          D7/E D7/F# G 
I can whip the man that says it   is - n't   so

[Chorus]
G                       G/B G/Bb A7                     D7   
I'm an educated man, to get more sense within my head I plan  [ Fill2 ]
           G                G7    G7/A G7/B C              C/B C/Bb A7
Well, I've been on earth so long, and  I    used to sing a lit -tle song
      D7                     D7/E D7/F# G
While all of them old timers took their stand

[Instrumental]

G  A7  D7  G

[Verse 3]
G                    C                 G
Queen Elizabeth fell dead in love with me, (hee, hee, she did)
G                 A7          A7/B A7/C# D7   
We was married in Mil-wauk-ee sec- ret - ly
       G                G7         G7/A G7/B C         C/B C/Bb A7
Then I took her out and shook her, and  I    went with General  Hooker
   D7                       D7/E D7/F# G
To fight mosquitoes down in Tenn-ess-  ee.

[Verse 4]
G                    C          G
I taught Solomon his little A B C's (smart feller)
G                          G/Bb A7              D7   
And through all his books, I   tutored him with ease
      G                   G7 G7/A G/B C  C/B C/Bb A7
Then I sailed out on the bay with Methuselah one  day
      D7                               D7/E D7/F# G
And I played with his flowing whiskers in   the   breeze

[Chorus]
G                       G/B G/Bb A7                     D7     
I'm an educated man, to get more sense within my head I plan [ Fill2 ]
           G                G7    G7/A G7/B C              C/B C/Bb A7
Well, I've been on earth so long, and  I    used to sing a lit -tle song
      D7                     D7/E D7/F# G
While all of them old timers took their stand


[Instrumental]

G A7  D7  G

[Verse 5]
G                        C                    G
I seen old Satan when he searched that Garden o'er, (old bugger)
G                 A7          A7/B  D7   
Saw Adam and Eve driven from the   door
       G                G7         G/A G/B C         C/B C/Bb A7
When the apples they were eating, from the bushes I was a-peeping
   D7                                D7/E D7/F# G    
I can prove it for I'm  the man that ate  the   core

[Verse 6]
G                    C                 G   
I saw Cain when he killed Abel with a spade  [ Fill1 ]
G                   G/B A7              D7
And I know the game was poker that they played
       G                G7         G/A G/B C   C/B  C/Bb A7
I was hid behind the shrub when he slapped him with that club
   D7                                   D7/E D7/F# G
Poor old Abel caught him a-cheatin' and now  he's  dead

[Chorus]

G                       G/B G/Bb A7                     D7    
I'm an educated man, to get more sense within my head I plan  [ Fill2 ]
           G                G7    G7/A G7/B C              C/B C/Bb A7
Well, I've been on earth so long, and  I    used to sing a lit -tle song
      D7                     D7/E D7/F# G
While all of them old timers took their stand

[Outro]

D7  G

            
            
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