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Johnny Duncan And The Bluegrass Boys - Last Train To San Fernando chords

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Last train to San Fernando - Johnny Duncan and the Bluegrass boys

Label: Columbia
Composers:Padmore - Devere 

Reached #2 in UK in 1957

This is a different Johnny Duncan from the well known country singer. 
Johnny Duncan was an American living in Britain and was married to an English woman.
The number is bluegrass/skiffle with more than a hint of its calypso origin, and was
based on the Duke of Iron's calypso from 1950.The San Fernando in the original was 
the city in Trinidad.


Intro: 

Guitar and bass (repeat X 6 slow then speeding up to full tempo.):
e|--------|
B|--------|
G|--------|
D|--------|
A|--------|
E|3-0-1-2-|


G

Chorus: 

G    D               G           D               G  
Last train to San Fernando, last train to San Fernando
G      C         D           G     D     G 
If you miss this one, you'll never get another one
D                             G
Biddy diddy bum bum to San Fernando.

#1:

G                         D
Last night I met my sweet Dorothy
D                                  G
She said, tomorrow I join in sweet matrimony
G          C     D     
But if you act alright
D   G       D       G
Oh, you can take me out tonight
G      C        D            G  
We can wine and dine and get back in time
G            D               G
For the last train to San Fernando.


Chorus: 

G    D               G           D               G  
Last train to San Fernando, last train to San Fernando
G      C         D           G     D     G 
If you miss this one, you'll never get another one
D                             G
Biddy diddy bum bum to San Fernando.


Instrumental (follows the chorus structure):

G   D  G   D  G
G  C  D   G  D G
D  G
G  C  D   G  D G
D  G

Chorus: 

G    D               G           D               G  
Last train to San Fernando, last train to San Fernando
G      C         D           G     D     G 
If you miss this one, you'll never get another one
D                              G
Biddy diddy bum bum to San Fernando.


#2

G                            D
Well, I marry'n into high society
D                                 G
Be careful of the places you're a-takin' me
G             C          D         G     D     G    
'Cause if you slip, I'll slide and I may never be a bride
D                              G
Biddy diddy bum bum to San Fernando.


Chorus: 

G    D               G           D               G  
Last train to San Fernando, last train to San Fernando
G      C         D           G     D     G 
If you miss this one, you'll never get another one
D                              G
Biddy diddy bum bum to San Fernando.

Outro:
G     D                G        
Last train (to San Fernando)
G     D                G
Last train (to San Fernando)
G     D                G
Last train (to San Fernando)

G     D                G
Last train (to San Fernando...)


Outro (Instrumental):

 ( G E F F# ) X6  G7 arpeggio

The intro G E F F# riff is repeated six times starting in tempo 
then slowing down . The guitar plays full chords

e|3-0-1-2|
B|3-0-1-2|
G|4-1-2-3|
D|5-2-3-4|
A|5-2-3-4|
E|3-0-1-2|




            
            
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