One Piece At A Time Uke tab by Johnny Cash

3 Chords used in the song: f,bb,c

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F F                                                  Bb Bb
Well I left Kentucky back in '49, I went to Detroit workin on assembly
line. The first year they had me puttin wheels on Cadillacs. Every day
Bb Bb
I'd watch them beauties roll by and sometimes I'd hang my head and cry,
cause I always wanted me one that was long and black. One day I devised
Bb Bb C C
myself a plan that should be the envy of most any man, I'd sneak it out
of there in a lunch box in my hand. Now, gettin caught meant gettin
Bb Bb C C
fired, but I figured I'd have it all by the time I retired. I'd have
me a car worth at least a hundred grand. I'd get it one piece at a time
Bb Bb C C
and it wouldn't cost me a dime, you'll know it's me when I come through
F F Bb Bb
your town. I'm gonna ride around in style, I'm gonna drive everybody
wild, cause I'll have the only one there is around.



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This is the start of what has turned into Rap. Country singers and pop singers did what I refer to as talking blues or talking songs with a good music or beat in the background Another good example is Hot Rod Lincoln.