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Ol Man River chords

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G                                  C
There's an old man called the Mississippi
G                                  D7
That's the old man that I wants to be
Em                                   Am
What does he care if the world's got troubles
Em                  Am       D7         G
What does he care if the land ain't free

[Verse 1]
G       C           G       C 
Ol' Man River, that Ol' Man River, 
   G         C               G         C 
he don't say nothin', but he must know somethin', 
   D          D7          D        D7      G      C G C 
he just keeps rollin', he keeps on rollin' along. 

   G           C               G           C 
He don't plant tatters, and he don't plant cotton, 
    G         Bm             Em      F#7 
and them what plants em, are soon forgotten 
    D       Am     D          C       G      C G 
But Ol' Man River, just keeps rollin' along. 

Bm      Em     Bm        Em 
You and me, we sweat and strain, 
Bm       Em         Bm          Em 
body all achin' and racked with pain. 
Bm        F#7        Bm        F#7 
Tote that barge and lift that bail, 
    Bm           F#7            Bm       Am    D 
you get a little drunk and you lands in jail. 

G      C          G       C 
I gets weary, and sick of trying, 
    G        Am              Em        A7 
I'm tired of livin', but I'm scared of dyin', 
    G       Em        Am         D7      G      C G 
but Ol' Man River, he just keeps rollin' along. 

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0536 61 Aug 20, 2013 06:39 PM

capo on 3rd

lyrics- that's the old man that Id like to be
he must know somethin, but dont say nothin

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platty14 10 Apr 26, 2017 01:39 AM


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ophremmar 10 Oct 22, 2017 05:06 PM

Always loved the song
Glad to learn it on the guitar

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