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Where I Come From  Alan Jackson

[D]  [A]  [E]                                 
Verse 1:
Well I was [E]rollin' wheels and shiftin gears '[A]round that Jersey [B]Turnpike
[E]Barney stopped me with his gun ten [A]minutes after [B]midnight
Said [E]sir you broke the limit in that [A]rusty ol' [B]truck
A B n/c
I dont know about that accent son just where did you come from?

Chorus:
I  said where [E]I come from It's [A]cornbread and [B]chicken
Where [E]I come from a lotta [A]front porch [B]sittin'
Where [E]I come from [A]tryin' to make a [B]livin'
And [D]workin' hard to get to [A]heaven where I come from.[E]

Verse 2:
Well I was [E]south of Detroit City I pulled [A]in this country [B]kitchen
To [E]try their brand of barbecue the [A]sign said finger-[B]lickin'
Well I [E]paid the tab and the lady asked me [A]how'd you like my [B]biscuit
A B n/c
I'll be honest with you ma'am It ain't like mama fixed it.


Chorus:
Cause where [E]I come from it's [A]cornbread and [B]chicken
Where [E]I come from a lotta [A]front porch [B]pickin'
Where [E]I come from [A]tryin' to make a [B]livin'
And [D]workin' hard to get to [A]heaven where I come from.[E]

Solo:
[D]  [A]  [E]                                 
Verse 3:
I was [E]chasin' sun on 101 some[A]where around Ven[B]tura
I [E]lost a universal joint and I [A]had to use my [B]finger
This [E]tall lady stopped and asked if [A]I had plans for [B]dinner
A B n/c
Said no thanks ma'am, back home we like the girls that sing soprano.

Chorus:
Cause where [E]I come from it's [A]cornbread and [B]chicken
Where [E]I come from a lotta [A]front porch [B]sittin'
Where [E]I come from [A]tryin' to make a [B]livin;
And [D]workin' hard to get to [A]heaven where I come from.[E]

Solo:
[D]  [A]  [E]                                 
Verse 4:
Well I was [E]headed home on 65 some[A]where around Ken[B]tucky
The [E]CB rang for the bobtail rig that's [A]rollin on like [B]thunder
Well [E]I answered him and he asked me aren't [A]you from out in [B]Tulsa
A B n/c
No, but you might'a seen me there I just dropped a load of salsa.

Chorus:
Where [E]I come from it's [A]cornbread and [B]chicken
Where [E]I come from a lotta [A]front porch [B]pickin'
Where [E]I come from [A]tryin' to make a [B]livin'
And [D]workin' hard to get to [A]heaven where I come--
--Where [E]I come from it's [A]cornbread and [B]chicken
Where [E]I come from a lotta [A]back porch [B]pickin'
Where [E]I come from [A]tryin' to make a [B]livin'
And [D]workin hard to get to [A]heaven where I come from.[E]
[A]   Where [B]I come from.[E]
[A]   Yeah, where [B]I come from.[E]
A lotta [A]front porch [B]sittin' [D]
Starin' up at [A]heaven where I come from.[E]
[A]   Where [B]I come from [E]
Tryin[A]' to make a [B]livin'

[D]  [A]  Oh, where I come from [E]
[A]  where [B]I come from [E]

fade out
[E]  [A]  [B]                                 

*I think it sounds good if you play an A7 chord instead of an A chord in the chorus
after you play a D chord. Im not sure, but that might actually be the way they play it in
song.

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