Ruby Uke tab by Nadia Reid

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(Hammer-on and pull-off the 2nd fret of the D chordD string when playing Am chordAm and C chordC)

[Intro]
Am chordAm Em chordEm C chordC G chordG F# chordF#
Am chordAm Em chordEm C chordC G chordG F# chordF#

[Verse 1]
Am chordAm Em chordEm C chordC G chordG F# chordF#
I met Ruby on a bus from state to state
Am chordAm
She was tired
Em chordEm
I was timid
C chordC G chordG F# chordF#
It was late
Am chordAm Em chordEm C chordC G chordG F# chordF#
She was to marry her southland sweetheart
Am chordAm Em chordEm
bitter-sweet I am
C chordC G chordG F# chordF#
when it comes to young love
Am chordAm Em chordEm C chordC G chordG F# chordF#
James was a well-known man around town
Am chordAm Em chordEm
He sold houses to the masses
C chordC G chordG F# chordF#
in the state of Burley Down
Am chordAm Em chordEm C chordC G chordG F# chordF#
And I saw him leaving slowly with a young man at his hip
Am chordAm Em chordEm
Where did my love go
C chordC G chordG F# chordF#
He was the sailor of my ship


[Interlude]
Am chordAm Em chordEm C chordC G chordG F# chordF#
Am chordAm Em chordEm C chordC G chordG F# chordF#

[Verse 2]
Am chordAm Em chordEm C chordC G chordG F# chordF#
And Jimmy was the best she ever had
Am chordAm Em chordEm
When you think you cannot breath
C chordC G chordG F# chordF#
and you know you'd rather die instead
Am chordAm Em chordEm
That's when you know you have to go
C chordC G chordG F# chordF#
and he knew he had to leave
Am chordAm Em chordEm
So in the state of where you are
C chordC
roll up the windows
G chordG F# chordF# Am chordAm Em chordEm C chordC G chordG F# chordF#
saying drive an old blue car
Am chordAm Em chordEm
Ruby does he hold you like

he held me so
C chordC
After does he rub your back
G chordG F# chordF#
and sing ya slow
Am chordAm Em chordEm
Take ya to highest high and
C chordC G chordG F# chordF#
lowest low
Am chordAm Em chordEm C chordC G chordG F# chordF#
Oh Ruby I don't think so
Am chordAm Em chordEm C chordC G chordG F# chordF#
James was a well-known man around town
Am chordAm Em chordEm
He sold houses to the masses
C chordC G chordG F# chordF#
in the state of Burley Down
Am chordAm Em chordEm C chordC G chordG F# chordF#
And I saw him leaving slowly with a young man at his hip

 

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