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Reuben James

Kenny Rogers

 DA7D
Rueben / James in my / song you'll live a / gain, and       
 GD
The / phrases that I / rhyme,  
 A7D
Are just / footsteps out-a / time,    
 GDA7-D
From a / time when I / knew you / Rueben James.           

 DA7D
Rueben / James all the folks around Madison / County cussed your / name.                          
 GD
Just a / no account share-cropper / colored man,   
 A7D
Who'd / steal anything he / can, and   
 GDA7-D
 Everybody laid the / blame on / Rueben James.         

 GD
Rueben / James you still walk the fertile fields of my / mind,                
 G
Faded / shirt weathered brow,
 D
Calloused / hands upon the plow'
 CD
Loved you / then and I love you now Rueben / James.               

 DA7D
Flora / Graves the gossip of Madison / County died with / child, and             
 GD
Al / though your skin was / black,      
 A7D
You were the / one who didnt turn your / back,            
 GDA7-D
On a / hungry white child with / no name / Rueben James.              

 DA7D
Rueben / James with your mind on my soul and a / bible in your right, / and                          
 GD
You said / turn the other / cheek,    
 A7D
Theres a / better world waitin for the / meek,       
 GDA7-D
In my / mind these words re - / main from / Rueben James.              

 GD
Rueben / James you still walk the fertile fields of my / mind,               
 G
Faded / shirt weathered brow,
 D
Calloused / hands upon the plow'
 CD
Loved you / then and I love you now Rueben / James.               

 EB7E
Rueben / James one dark cloudy day they / brought you from the / field,and                     
 AE
To your / lonely pine box / came,     
 B7E
Just a / preacher me and the / rain,        
 AEB7-E
To / sing one last re - / frain for / Rueben James.     

 AD
Rueben / James you still walk the fertile fields of my / mind,                
 A
Faded / shirt weathered brow,
 E
Calloused / hands upon the plow'
 DE
Loved you / then and I love you now Rueben / James.               

Repeat Chorus and fade out.


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