I Walk The Line Uke tab by Johnny Cash

7 Chords used in the song: A,D,E,B7,E7,A7,G

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Intro:
A A D D A A E E B7 B7 | E E x2|
A|-------0---0-0-2-4-5-0-5-5-4-2-0-7-0-0-------2-2-------2-2-2-0-------2-|---2---2---2---2-|
E|-0-2-4---0-----------------------------4-2-0-----0-2-0---------4-2-0---|-0---0---0---0---|
C|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|-----------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|-----------------|


1st verse/chorus :
B7 B7 E E
I keep a close watch on this heart of mine
B7 B7 E E
I keep my eyes wide open all the time
A A E E
I keep the ends out for the tie that binds
B7 B7 E E
Because you're mine, I walk the line

A|--------0-|---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0-|
E|--0-2-4---|-0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---|
D|----------|---------------------------------|
G|----------|---------------------------------|
(A A x4)


2nd verse/chorus :
E7 E7 A A
I find it very, very easy to be true
E7 E7 A A
I find myself alone when each day is through
D D A A
Yes, I'll admit I'm a fool for you
E7 E7 A A
Because you're mine, I walk the line



A|--0-2-4-5-|-0-5-0-5-0-5-0-5-0-5-0-5-0-5-0---|
E|----------|---------------------------------| (D x4)
C|----------|---------------------------------|
G|----------|---------------------------------|



3rd verse/chorus :
A7 A7 D D
As sure as night is dark and day is light
A7 A7 D D
I keep you on my mind both day and night
G G D D
And happiness I've known proves that it's right
A7 A7 D D
Because you're mine, I walk the line


A|--5-4-2-0-|---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0--| (A x4)
E|----------|-0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0----|
C|----------|----------------------------------|
G|----------|----------------------------------|


4th verse/chorus :
E7 E7 A A
You've got a way to keep me on your side
E7 E7 A A
You give me cause for love that I can't hide
D D A A
For you I know I'd even try to turn the tide
E7 E7 A A
Because you're mine, I walk the line


A|--0-------|-2---2---2---2---2---2---2---2---| (E x4)
E|----4-2-0-|---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0-|
C|----------|---------------------------------|
G|----------|---------------------------------|


5th verse/chorus :
B7 B7 E E
I keep a close watch on this heart of mine
B7 B7 E E
I keep my eyes wide open all the time.
A A E E
I keep the ends out for the tie that binds
B7 B7 E E
Because you're mine, I walk the line


Fade out:
E E
A|-2---2---2---2--
E|---0---0---0---- etc.
C|----------------
G|----------------

 

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mattk442001 avatar
flag for US(ISO2) (Lincoln)
Chords are great! Tab for the most part is good; could use a little more variation.
20 Nov 2012
About this song

"I Walk the Line" is a classic American country song written by Johnny Cash and recorded in 1956. In 2004, Rolling Stone magazine ranked the song at #30 on their list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time. Originally recorded at Sun Studio on April 2, 1956, and released on May 1, it spent six weeks at the top spot on the U.S. country charts that summer, and also reached number 19 on the pop music charts.