Man In Black Uke tab by Johnny Cash

4 Chords used in the song: A,B,D,E7

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A A                             
Well you wonder why I always dress in black
B B
Why you never see bright colors on my back
D D A A D D A A
And why does my appearance seem to have a sombre tone
B B E7 E7
Well there's a reason for the things that I have on


A A
I wear the black for the poor and the beaten down
B B
Living in the hopeless hungry side of town
D D A A D D A A
I wear it for the prisoner who has long paid for his crime
B B E7 E7
But who is still in there as a victim of the time


A A
I wear the black for those who've never read
B B
Or listened to the words that Jesus said
D D A A D D A A
About the road to happiness through love and charity
B B E7 E7
Why you'd think He's talking straight to you and me


A A
Well we're doing mighty fine I do suppose
B B
In our streak of lightning cars and fancy clothes
D D A A D D A A
But just so we're reminded of the ones who are held back
B B E7 E7
Up front there ought to be a man in black


A A
I wear it for the sick and the lonely old
B B
For the reckless ones whose bad trips left them cold
D D A A D D A A
I wear the black in mourning for the lives that could have been
B B E7 E7
Each week we lose a hundred fine young men


A A
And I wear it for the thousands who have died
B B
Believing that the Lord was on their side
D D A A D D A A
I wear it for another hundred thousand who have died
B B E7 E7
Believing that we all were on their side


A A
Well, there're things that never will be right I know
B B
And things need changing everywhere you go
D D A A D D A A
But 'till we start to make a move to make a few things right
B B A A
You'll never see me wear a suit of white


A A
And I'd love to wear a rainbow everyday
B B
And tell the world that everything's okay
D D A A D D A A
But I'll try to carry off a little darkness on my back
B B E7 E7 A A
Till things are brighter I'm the man in black

 

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XFurkanBabaX avatar
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Great! Thanks! you can use boom-ditty 4 times (ddu but in first down play only the top ore first 2 strings slowly) also you can do boom-ditty 2 times and a-ditty (udu) at the end.
31 Aug 2018
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