Casey Jones Uke tab by Johnny Cash

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Casey Jones

G chordG
Come all you rounders if you wanna hear
C chordC D7 chordD7
The story about a brave engineer
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Casey Jones was the roller's name
D7 chordD7 G chordG
On a wheeler course he rode to fame


Caller called Casey bout half past four
C chordC D7 chordD7
He kissed his wife at the station door
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He climbed in the cabin with his orders in his hand
D7 chordD7 G chordG
Said this is the trip to the Promised Land

D7 chordD7
Casey Jones climbed in the cabin
G chordG D7 chordD7
Casey Jones orders in his hand
G chordG D7 chordD7
Casey Jones leaning out the window
G chordG D7 chordD7 G chordG
Making a trip to the Promised Land


Through South Memphis Yards on a fly
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Rain been a falling and the water was high
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Everybody knew by the engine's moan
D7 chordD7 G chordG
That the man at the throttle was Casey Jones


Well Jones said fireman now don't you fret
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Sam Webb said we ain't a giving up yet
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We're eight hours late with the southbound mail
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We'll be on time or we're leaving the rails

Repeat #3


Dead on the rail was a passenger train
C chordC D7 chordD7
Blood was a boiling in Casey's brain
G chordG
Casey said hey now look out ahead
D7 chordD7 G chordG
Jump Sam jump or we'll all be dead


With a hand on a whistle and a hand on a brake
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North Mississippi was wide awake
G chordG
I see railroad official said
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He's a good engineer to be a lying dead

Repeat #3


Headaches and heartaches and all kinds of pain
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All the part of a railroad train
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Sweat and toil the good and the grand
D7 chordD7 G chordG
Are part of the life of a railroad man

Repeat #3

 

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