Hung My Head Uke tab by Johnny Cash

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Intro - C chordC F chordF handful of times

C chordC
Early one morning
F chordF
With time to kill
Am chordAm
I borrowed Jeb's rifle
F chordF
and sat on the hill
C chordC
I saw a lone rider
F chordF
Crossing the plain
Am chordAm
I drew a bead on him
F chordF
To practice my aim
Dm chordDm
My brother's rifle
G chordG
went off in my hand A chordA shot rang out
C chordC
Across the land
F chordF
The horse he kept running
Am chordAm
The rider was dead
C chordC F chordF
I hung my head I hung my head
C chordC
C chordC
I set off running
F chordF
To wake from the dream
Am chordAm
My brother's rifle
F chordF
Went into the stream
C chordC
I kept on running
F chordF
Into the salt lands
Am chordAm
And that's where they found me
F chordF
My head in my hands
Dm chordDm
The sheriff he asked me
G chordG
Why had I run Then it came to me
C chordC
Just what I had done
F chordF
And all for no reason
Am chordAm
Just one piece of lead
C chordC
I hung my head
F chordF
I hung my head
C chordC
C chordC
Here in the courthouse
F chordF
The whole town is there
Am chordAm
I see the judge
F chordF
High up in his chair
C chordC
Explain to the courtroom
F chordF
What went through your mind
Am chordAm
And we'll ask the jury
F chordF
What verdict they find
Dm chordDm
I said I felt the power
G chordG
Of death over life I orphaned his children
C chordC
I widowed his wife
F chordF
I beg their forgiveness
Am chordAm
I wish I was dead
C chordC F chordF
I hung my head I hung my head
C chordC
C chordC
Early one morning
F chordF
With time to kill
Am chordAm
I see the gallows
F chordF
Up on the hill
C chordC
And out in the distance
F chordF
A chordA trick of the brain
Am chordAm
I see a lone rider
F chordF
Crossing the plain
Dm chordDm
He's come to fetch me
G chordG
To see what they done We'll ride together
C chordC
Til kingdom come
F chordF
I pray for God's mercy
F chordF
For soon I'll be dead
C chordC F chordF
I hung my head I hung my head
C chordC F chordF
I hung my head I hung my head
C chordC F chordF
I hung my head I hung my head

 

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thomaswhitlock avatar
Doesn't sound like the exact chords, but it works! Thanks.
02 Apr 2011
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