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One Toke Over the Line  Brewer & Shipley

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The story I've heard about this recording (I think in a recorded
interview with Robert Hunter several years ago) is that it was the
Grateful Dead backing up Brewer and Shipley on this recording. It
certainly sounds like them. Anyway ...


[C]One toke over the line, sweet Jesus, [F]one toke over the [C]line
[C]Sittin' down[C walk down]town in a [Am]railway [D7]station, [F]one toke [G]over the [C]line
A[C]waitin' for the train that goes home, sweet Mary
[F]Hoping that the train is on [C]time
[C]Sittin' down[C walk down]town in a [Am]railway [D7]station, [F]one toke [G]over the [C]line
Verse 1
[C]Who do you love,[F] I hope it's me [C]
[C]I've been [Am]changing, [D7]as you can plainly [G7]see
[C]I felt the joy and I learned about the pain,[F] and my mama said [C]
[C]If I should [C walk down]choose to make it [Am]part of m[D7]e
[G7]Would surely strike me dead[C], and now I'm ...

chorus

Verse 2
[C]I sail away,[F] a country mile [C]
[C]And [C walk down]now I'm re[Am]turning, [D7]and showing off my [G7]smile
I [C]met all the girls and I loved myself a few,[F] and to my surprise [C]
[C]Like everything [C walk down]else that [Am]I've been th[D7]rough
[G7]They opened up my eyes, and now I'm ...

chorus
Do[C]n't ya know we're just a...
...[C]waitin' for the train that goes home, sweet Mary
[F]Hoping that the train is on [C]time
[C]Sittin' down[C walk down]town in a [Am]railway [D7]station, [F]one toke [G]over the [C]line, I wanna be...

Repeat chorus
...with this closer
[C]Sittin' down[C walk down]town in a [Am]railway [D7]station, [F]one toke [G]over the [C]line
[F]one toke, [F]one toke [G]over the [C]line
 __________________________________________________________________________
  Dan Dickinson          San Jose CA  USA          dwd@hpsyvae1.syntex.com

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