Uncle John's Band Uke tab by Grateful Dead

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Oh the first days are the hardest days don't you worry any more
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Cause when life looks like Easy Street there is danger at your door
Am chordAm Em chordEmC chordC D chordD
Think this through with me let me know your mind
C chordC D chordD G chordG D chordDC chordCG chordGD chordD G chordG
Whoa- oh what I want to know- oh is are you kind
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It's a buck dancer's choice my friend better take my ad vice
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You know all the rules by now and the fire from the ice
Am chordAm Em chordEmC chordC D chordD
Will you come with me won't you come with me
C chordC D chordD G chordG D chordDC chordCG chordG D chordD G chordG
Whoa- oh what I want to know- oh will you come with me

G chordG C chordCG chordG Am chordAm G chordG D chordD
God damn well I de clar e have you seen the like
D chordD C chordC G chordGD chordDC chordCD chordD
Their walls are built of cannonballs their motto is Don't tread on me
G chordG C chordC Am chordAmG chordGD chordD
Come hear Uncle John's band playing by the riverside
C chordC G chordG D chordDC chordCD chordD
Got some things to talk about here be side the rising tide

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G chordG C chordC G chordG
It's the same story the crow told me it's the only one he knows
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Like the morning sun you come and like the wind you go
Am chordAm Em chordEm C chordC D chordD
Ain't no time to hate barely time to wait
C chordC D chordD G chordG D chordDC chordCG chordG D chordD G chordG
Whoa- oh what I want know- oh where does the time go
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I live in a silver mine and I call it Beggar's Tomb
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I've got me a violin and I beg you call a tune
Am chordAm Em chordEm C chordC D chordD
Anybody's choice I can hear your voice
C chordC D chordD G chordG D chordD C chordC G chordG D chordD G chordG
Whoa- oh what I want to know- oh how does the song go

G chordG C chordC A chordA m G chordG D chordD
Come hear Uncle John's band by the riversid e
C chordC G chordG D chordD C chordC D chordD
Got some things to talk about here be side the rising tide
G chordG C chordC Am chordAm G chordG D chordD
Come hear Uncle John's band playing to the tide
C chordC G chordG D chordD C chordCD chordD
Come on along or go alone he's come to take his children home

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G chordG C chordC Am chordAm G chordG D chordD
Come here Uncle John's band playing to the tide
G chordG G chordG D chordD C chordCD chordD
Come on along or go alone he's come to take his children home
G chordG C chordC Am chordAm G chordG D chordD
Come hear Uncle John's band playing to the tide
C chordC G chordG D chordD C chordC D chordD
Come on along or go alone he's come to take his children home

 

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About this song

According to the Uncle John's Band Songfacts, this was the first time the epithet "God Damn" had been heard in a commercially-released song.