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Road to Cairo
(David Ackles)
Intro 
Bbm  F+/A Db/Ab Eb/G F# F+ F7 (run notes F A Bb c#dc#)
Verse (Sequence 1)

Bbm         F+/A           Db/Ab          Eb/G

A fellow told me This here road leads to Cairo 

F#        F+ F7 (run F A Bb c#dc#)
I got to get me a ride 
Bbm         F+/A           Db/Ab          Eb/G
I got to go back Go back to my children 
F#      F+ F7 (run F A Bb c#dc#)
I got to see my little bride 
Chorus (Sequence 2)
Bbm              Eb    Bbm                  Eb  
I’ve  been travellin' Gone a long long time 

Bbm                Eb         Bbm                 Eb
Don't know what I'll find Scared of what I'll find 

(C7/E)           F+              F7

But I just got to see them again 
V2
Hey thanks for stoppin' Are you headed down to Cairo? 
I wrecked my Lincoln in Saint Jo 
Why to little old Cairo? No special reason 
Look up some folks I used to know 
Ch2
Me I travel some Have my share of fun 
Now that's a life a man can live 
Sure I've played and lost But who minds the cost 
You got to take more than you give 
V3
Hey you got another cigar? Son I sure like this car 
Oh from your daddy as a gift Say on second thought 
There's gifts I haven't bought Just drop me here 
Thanks for the lift 
Ch3
Yes I've travelled some Yes I've been a bum 
Never have a dime for gin Left to make my way 
Told her I can't stay To see my children poor as sin 
V4
I know this road It leads straight into Cairo 
Twenty-two miles straight ahead 
I can't I can't walk down this road to Cairo 
They're better thinkin' I'm dead 
Ch4
I been travellin' Gone a long long time 
Don't know what I'd find Scared of what I'd find 
I can't I just can't walk down this road.

The song is basically Sequence 1 Verse followed by Sequence 2 Chorus

In case my copy is speeded up (The spirit of the Polydor underground), here are 
the sequences in Am instead

Am  E+/G# C/G D/F# E+ E7 (run e g#a cd#c)
Am   D   Am  D   Am   D  Am   D (B7/D#)           E+              E7

            
            
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