Friend Of The Devil

Grateful Dead

 From: Harlan L Thompson
                                     I lit out from Reno I was trailed by twenty hounds 
 Didn't get to sleep that night till the morning came around 
 Set out runnin' but I take my time
friend of the devil is a friend of mine
If I get home before day light
Am D riff 1 (as D -> G)
I just might get some sleep tonight
Ran into the devil, babe, he loaned me twenty bills
I spent the night in Utah in a cave up in the hills ...CHORUS
Ran down to the levee but the devil caught me there
took my twenty dollar bill and he vanished in the air ...CHORUS
riff 2 D
Got two reasons why I cry away each lonely night
The first one's named Sweet Anne Marie and she's my heart's delight
 Second one is prison, baby, the shefiff's on my trail
Am C D riff 3 (D -> G)
and if he catches up with me I'll spend my life in jail
Got a wife in Chino, babe, and one in Cherokee
First one says she's got my child, but it don't look like me
G: x x x 0 0 3 strum= base note, \ (downstroke), / (upstroke)
G/F#: x x 4 0 0 3 \ /
G/E: x x 2 0 0 3 \ /
G/D: x x 0 0 0 3
riff 1: D -0-------0-\-/---\-/---0-4--- riff 2: D -0---------
        A -----0-2---\-/-0-\-/-4-------         A -------0---
        E ---2-------\-/---\-/---------         E ---0-2-----
riff 3: D ---0-------0-\-/---\-/-0---0-4-
        A -0-----0-2---\-/-0-\-/---4-----
        E -----2-------\-/---\-/---------

(from American Beauty, 1970)
(sent by Harlan at

Am C C/B C/G D G G/D G/E G/F#
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