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    Johnny Cash
"Folsom Prison Blues"


[Intro]
(pick close to the bridge)

e|---------------------|
B|---------------------|
G|---------------------|
D|-------1-1-----------|
A|-2-2-2------2--------|
E|--------------3b-0---|


[Verse 1]

E
I hear the train a comin', it's rolling round the bend
 
and I ain't seen the sunshine since I don't know when,
      A                                             E
I'm stuck in Folsom prison, and time keeps draggin' on
           B7                                   E
but that train keeps a rollin' on down to San Anton..

When I was just a baby my mama told me. Son,

always be a good boy, don't ever play with guns.
       A                                    E
But I shot a man in Reno just to watch him die
        B7                                           E   
when I hear that whistle blowing I hang my head and cry..


[Solo]

e|----7-10-7-10-7-----7-10-7-10------7-10-7-10-7-----7-10-7-10--|
B|-8h9-------------8h9-----------8h9--------------8h9-----------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-7----            -------5-5-
B|---8-6            -2-2---5-5-
G|------            -2-2---2-2-
D|------            -2-2---2-2-
A|------            -----------
E|------            ----------- x 4    

(pick near bridge]

e|-------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------|
D|--------1---1------------------|
A|0-0-1-2---2---2-2-2------------|
E|------------------------3b-0---|


[Verse 2]

E
I bet there's rich folks eating in a fancy dining car
they're probably drinkin' coffee and smoking big cigars
      A                                             E
Well I know I had it coming, I know I can't be free
           B7                                   E
but those people keep a movin'
and that's what tortures me...


[Solo]

e|----8-11-8-11-8-----8-11-8-11------8-11-8-11-8-----8-11-8-11--|
B|-8h9-------------8h9-----------8h9--------------8h9-----------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-8-6-----6---6-----6---6----6--6--10----|
B|-----6---------6---------6------6--6----|
G|-------7---7-----7---7-----7-7-----7----|
D|----------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------|

(pick near bridge]

e|-------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------|
A|0-1-2-3----3----3----3---------|
E|------------------------3b-1---|


[Verse 3]

E
Well if they'd free me from this prison,
if that railroad train was mine
                                                   A.
I bet I'd move just a little further down the line
                                              E
far from Folsom prison, that's where I want to stay
                B7
and I'd let that lonesome whistle blow my blues away...



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Re-tabbed by Peeks
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