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Hitchin A Ride  Vanity Fare

[C]A thumb [2]goes up,[3] a car g[4]oes by
It's nearly 1 AM and here am I
Hitchin' a [F]ride, [G7]  hitchin' a [C]ride
Gotta get me [F]home [G7]  by the mornin' [C]light

Verse 2:
I've got no fare to ride a train
I'm nearly drownin' in the pourin' rain
Hitchin' a ride, hitchin' a ride
Gotta get me home to my baby's side
[F]Ride, ride, [G7]ride, hitchin' a [C]ride
[F]Ride, ride, [G7]ride, hitchin' a [C]ride
Verse 3:
Long-distance call I got today
She sounded lonely, so I'm on my way
Hitchin' a ride, hitchin' a ride
Gotta get me home to keep her satisfied

(instrumental: 2 measures of drum solo, 4 of C, 8 of C7)


Verse 4:
A thumb goes up, a car goes by
Won't somebody stop and help a guy
Hitchin' a ride, hitchin' a ride
Been away too long from my baby's side


(repeat and fade):
[C7]Ride, ride

NOTE: The above tab approximates the recording. However, I like to play it
differently: I substitute the middle instrumental for one patterned after a
verse minus its last line. Then, instead of the ending coda, I repeat the
chorus and fade.

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