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John Henry ukulele

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John Henry
Tuning: standard
Tabbed by: sixstringhippie

Verse 1:
      D
Well every monday morning
                   C    G    A
When the bluebirds begin to sing
         D              G7
You can see John Henry out on the line
         D
You can hear John Henry's hammering
                                   A7      D
Lord lord you can hear John Henry's hammering

Verse 2:
D
When John Henry was a little baby
               C    G    C
Sittin' on his daddy's knee
    D                        G7
He picked up a hammer and a little piece of steel
      D
Said hammer's gonna be the death of me
                      A7       D
Hammer's gonna be the death of me

Verse 3:
D
Well the captain said to john henry
                 C      G      C
Gonna bring me a steam drill 'round
      D                      G7
Gonna bring me a steam drill out on the job
       D
Gonna whup that steel on down
                        A7        D
Oh Lord gonna whup that steel on down

Verse 4:
D
John Henry said to his captain
            C       G     A
A man ain't nothin' but a man
      D                           G7
And before I let that steam drill beat me down
     D
I'll die with a hammer in my hand
                        A7            D
Oh Lord I'll die with a hammer in my  hand

Verse 5:
D
John Henry he drove fifteen feet
     C          G          A
The steam drill only made nine
       D                    G7
But he hammered so hard he broke his heart
        D
And he laid down his hammer and died
                          A7         D
Oh Lord he laid down his hammer and died

Verse 6:
D
The took john henry to the graveyard
         C          G      A
And the buried hin in the sand
     D                        G7
And every locomotive comes a roaring by
      D     
Says there lies a steel driving man
                      A7            D
Oh Lord there lies a steel driving man

            
            
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