Friend Of The Devil Uke tab by Grateful Dead

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G chordG
I lit out from Reno
C chordC
I was trailed by twenty hounds
G chordG
Didn't get to sleep that night
C chordC
Til the morning came around


D chordD
Set out running but I take my time
Am chordAm
A chordA friend of the devil is a friend of mine
D chordD
If I get home before daylight
Am chordAm C chordC D chordD D chordD
I just might get some sleep tonight


G chordG
Ran into the devil babe
C chordC
He loaned me twenty bills
G chordG
I spent the night in Utah
C chordC
In a cave up in the hills


D chordD
Set out running but I take my time
Am chordAm
A chordA friend of the devil is a friend of mine
D chordD
If I get home before daylight
Am chordAm C chordC D chordD D chordD
I just might get some sleep tonight


G chordG
I ran down to the levee
C chordC
But the devil caught me there
G chordG
He took my twenty dollar bill
C chordC
And vanished in the air


D chordD
Set out running but I take my time
Am chordAm
A chordA friend of the devil is a friend of mine
D chordD
If I get home before daylight
Am chordAm C chordC D chordD D chordD
I just might get some sleep tonight


D chordD
Got two reasons why I cry away each lonely night
C chordC
The first one's named Sweet Anne Marie
C chordC
And she's my hearts delight
D chordD
The second one is prison baby the sheriff's on my trail
Am chordAm
And if he catches up with me
C chordC D chordD
I'll spend my life in jail


G chordG
Got a wife in Chino babe
C chordC
And one in Cherokee
G chordG
The first one says she's got my child
C chordC
But it don't look like me


D chordD
Set out running but I take my time
Am chordAm
A chordA friend of the devil is a friend of mine
D chordD
If I get home before daylight
Am chordAm C chordC D chordD D chordD
I just might get some sleep tonight


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D chordD
Got two reasons why I cry away each lonely night
C chordC
The first one's named Sweet Anne Marie
C chordC
And she's my hearts delight
D chordD
The second one is prison baby the sheriff's on my trail
Am chordAm
And if he catches up with me
C chordC D chordD
I'll spend my life in jail


G chordG
Got a wife in Chino babe
C chordC
And one in Cherokee
G chordG
The first one says she's got my child
C chordC
But it don't look like me


D chordD
Set out running but I take my time
Am chordAm
A chordA friend of the devil is a friend of mine
D chordD
If I get home before daylight
Am chordAm C chordC D chordD
I just might get some sleep tonight

 

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zona avatar
It may not be perfect but it works for me. It's such a fun song.
10 Feb 2015
IrishSoul88 avatar
IrishSoul88 flag for US(ISO2) (North Plainfield)
Where's the tabs... there's soo much more to the song..
04 Oct 2009
cdnukeboi avatar
cdnukeboi flag for CA(ISO2) (Mississauga)
Can I edit this? I think it's missing a few chords.
20 Sep 2009
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Running from the law