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Unwed Fathers ukulele

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#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------------------------#
#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
From: paulmc@nyc.pipeline.com (Paul McGinness)
Subject: CRDS: UnWED FATHERS (Prine)

The song is a 1-4-5 using very basic alternate bass picking.
Enjoy.   If you have any Prine or Steve Goodman in your
'puter please send them along....

                                 Unwed Fathers
                                 by John Prine

          F                  F         F       F
          In an Appalachian, Greyhound station
                         F        G           F
          She sits there waiting, in a family way
                            F          F         F
          'Goodbye brother, Tell Mom I love her'
                        F       G              F
          'Tell all the others, I'll write someday'

          F               F                  F
          From an teenage lover, to an unwed mother
          kept undercovers, like some bad dream
                      F        F             F        F
          While unwed fathers, they can't be bothered
                        F      G                  F
          They run like water, through a mountain stream

          F                        F             F          F
          In a cold and grey town, a nurse say's 'Lay down'
                         F            G             F
          'This ain't no playground, and this ain't home'
                             F          F       F
          Someones children, out having children
                          F          G     F
          in a grey stone building, all al-one

          F                      F               F         F
          Some where else bound, Smokey Mountain Greyhound
                       F          G            F
          She bows her head down, humming lullabys
                             F                 F     F
          'Your daddy never, meant to hurt you ever'
                         F          G                 F
          'he just don't live here, but you've got his eyes'

-Paul McGinness

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