Me And Bobby Mcgee Uke tab by Janis Joplin

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[Intro]

G chordG - C chordC G chordG - C chordC G chordG - C chordC G chordG - C chordC


[Verse 1]

G chordG G chordG G chordG G chordG
Busted flat in Baton Rouge waitin' for a train
G chordG G chordG D7 chordD7 D7 chordD7
When I's feelin' near as faded as my jeans
D7 chordD7 D7 chordD7 D7 chordD7 D7 chordD7
Bobby thumbed a diesel down just before it rained
D7 chordD7 D7 chordD7 G chordG - C chordC G chordG
And rode us all the way into New Orleans

G chordG G chordG G chordG G chordG
I pulled my harpoon out of my dirty red bandana
G chordG G7 chordG7 C chordC C chordC
I's playin' soft while Bobby sang the blues
C chordC C chordC G chordG G chordG
Windshield wipers slappin' time I was holdin' Bobby's hand in mine
D7 chordD7 D7 chordD7 D7 chordD7 D7 chordD7
We sang every song that driver knew


[Chorus]

C chordC C chordC G chordG G chordG
Freedom's just another word for nothin' left to lose
D7 chordD7 D7 chordD7 G chordG G chordG
Nothin' it ain't nothin' honey if it ain't free
C chordC C chordC G chordG G chordG
And feelin' good was easy lord oh when he sang the blues
D7 chordD7 D7 chordD7 D7 chordD7 D7 chordD7
You know feelin' good was good enough for me
D7 chordD7 D7 chordD7 G chordG G chordG A chordA A chordA
Good enough for me and my Bobby McGee


[Verse 2]

A chordA A chordA A chordA A chordA
From the Kentucky coal mines to the California sun
A chordA A chordA E7 chordE7 E7 chordE7
Yeah Bobby shared the secrets of my soul
E7 chordE7 E7 chordE7 E7 chordE7 E7 chordE7
Through all kinds of weather through everything we done
E7 chordE7 E7 chordE7 A chordA A chordA
Yeah Bobby baby kept me from the cold

A chordA A chordA A chordA A chordA
One day up near Salinas lo-ord I let him slip away
A chordA A7 chordA7 D chordD D chordD
He's lookin' for that home and I hope he finds it
D chordD D chordD A chordA A chordA
Well I'd trade all my tomorrows for one single yesterday
E7 chordE7 E7 chordE7 E7 chordE7 E7 chordE7
To be holdin' Bobby's body next to mine


[Chorus]

D chordD D chordD A chordA A chordA
Freedom's just another word for nothin' left to lose
E7 chordE7 E7 chordE7 A chordA A chordA
Nothin' and that's all that Bobby left me
D chordD D chordD A chordA A chordA
Well feelin' good was easy lo-o-ord when he sang the blues
E7 chordE7 E7 chordE7 E7 chordE7 E7 chordE7
And feelin' good was good enough for me
E7 chordE7 E7 chordE7 A chordA A chordA
Good enough for me and my Bobby McGee yeah


[Bridge]

A chordA A chordA A chordA A chordA
La da da la da daa la da daa da daa da daa
A chordA A chordA E7 chordE7 E7 chordE7
La da da da daa dadada Bobby McGee-ah
E7 chordE7 E7 chordE7 E7 chordE7 E7 chordE7
Laa li daa da daa daa la da daa da daa
E7 chordE7 E7 chordE7 A chordA A chordA
Laa la laa la daada Bobby McGee-ah yeah

A chordA A chordA A chordA A chordA
La di da ladida LA dida LA di daa ladida LA dida LA di daa
A chordA A chordA E7 chordE7 E7 chordE7
Hey now Bobby now now Bobby McGee yeah
E7 chordE7 E7 chordE7 E7 chordE7 E7 chordE7
Lo lo LO lolo LO lo laa lololo LO lolo LO lolo LO lolo LO la laa
E7 chordE7 E7 chordE7 A chordA A chordA
Hey now Bobby now now Bobby McGee yeah


[Outro]

A chordA A chordA
Lord I called him my lover I called him my man
A chordA A chordA
I said I called him my lover did the best I can
A chordA A chordA E7 chordE7 E7 chordE7
C'mon hey now Bobby now hey now Bobby McGee yeah
E7 chordE7 E7 chordE7 E7 chordE7 E7 chordE7
Lo lo lord a lord a lord a lord a lord a lord a lord oh
E7 chordE7 E7 chordE7 A chordA A chordA
Hey hey hey Bobby McGee lord

A chordA A chordA A chordA A chordA A chordA A chordA E7 chordE7 E7 chordE7 E7 chordE7 E7 chordE7 E7 chordE7 E7 chordE7 E7 chordE7 E7 chordE7 A chordA A chordA

[Instrumental; piano solo]

A chordA A chordA A chordA A chordA A chordA A chordA E7 chordE7 E7 chordE7 E7 chordE7 E7 chordE7 E7 chordE7 E7 chordE7 E7 chordE7 E7 chordE7 A chordA A chordA

[Instrumental]

A chordA A chordA A chordA A chordA A chordA A chordA E7 chordE7 E7 chordE7 E7 chordE7 E7 chordE7 E7 chordE7 E7 chordE7 E7 chordE7 E7 chordE7 A chordA A chordA A chordA

Instrumental guitar solo a few more la-di-da s end

 

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About this song

Me And Bobby McGee was Joplin's only top 10 hit. This was written by Kris Kristofferson, who has written hundreds of songs for a wide variety of artists. He has also recorded many songs and appeared in several movies. He and Joplin had a brief affair. Read more on Last.fm.

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