Cocaine Blues Uke tab by Johnny Cash

6 Chords used in the song :

Add tab to your SongBook

View these chords for the Baritone

Transpose chords:
Tablature / ChordsFont size: A- A A+

Don't know how to read a tab or a chord ? Check out these uke lessons:

How to read uke tabs
Reading chord diagrams


Cocaine Blues

C chordC
Early one morning while makin' the rounds
G chordG
I took a shot of cocaine and I shot my woman down
G7 chordG7
I went right home and I went to bed
C chordC G chordG C chordC
I stuck a lovin' forty-four beneath my head

C chordC
Got up next morning and I grabbed that gun
G chordG
I took a shot of cocaine and away I run
G7 chordG7
made a good run but I run too slow
C chordC G chordG C chordC
they overtook me down in Juarez Mexico

C chordC
Late n the hot joint takin' the pill
G chordG
In walked the sheriff from Jericho Hill
G7 chordG7
He said # Willy Lee your name is not Jack Brown C chordC G chordG C chordC
you're the dirty hack that shot your woman down # 1

C chordC
Oh yes o yes my name's is Billy Lee
G chordG
if you've got a warrant just a - read it to me
G7 chordG7
I shot her down because she made me sore
C chordC G chordG C chordC
I thought I was her daddy but she had five more
C chordC
When I was arrested I was dressed in black
G chordG
they put me on a train and they took me back
G7 chordG7
had no friend for to go my bail
C chordC G chordG C chordC
they stuck my dried-up carcass in the county jail

C chordC
Early next morning 'bout at half past nine
G chordG
I saw the sheriff comin' down the line
G7 chordG7
that sheriff yelled as he cleared his throat
C chordC G chordG C chordC
he said # Come on you dirty hack into the district court
C chordC
Into the courtroom my trial began
G chordG
where I was handled by twelve honest men
G7 chordG7
Just before the jury started out
C chordC G chordG C chordC
I saw that little judge commence to look about

C chordC
In about five minutes in walked a man
G chordG
holding the verdict in his right hand
G7 chordG7
the verdict read # In the first degree # 1
C chordC G chordG C chordC
I hollered Lordy Lordy have mercy on me

C chordC
The judge he smiled as he picked up his pen
G chordG
ninety-nine years in the Folsom Penn
G7 chordG7
ninety-nine years underneath that ground
C chordC G chordG C chordC
I can't forget that day I shot that bad bitch down

C7 chordC7 F chordF
Come on you gotta listen on to me
D chordD G chordG C chordC
stay off that whiskey and let that cocaine be

 

Tab comments (0)
No comment yet :(
Need help, a tip to share, or simply want to talk about this song? Start the discussion!

You must be logged in to join the discussion
or Register

 

About this song

No information about this song.

0.2865 sec, 4 Q