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Po' Folks

Bill Anderson

 GD7G
There's a whole lot of people lookin' down their noses at me,
 D7G
Cause I didn't come from a wealthy family,
 CG
There were ten of us livin' in a two room shack,
 D7G
On the banks of the river by the railroad tracks,
 CG
We kept chickens in a pen in the back,
 D7
And ever'body said we were Po' Folks,

(verse 2)
 GD7G
My daddy was a farmer, but all he ever raised was us,
 D7G
He dug a forty-foot well, struck thrirty six gallons of dust,
 CG
The Salvation Army gave us clothes to wear,
 D7G
A man from the County came to cut our hair,
 CG
We lived next door to a millionaire,
 D7G
But we wasn't nothin' but Po' Folks,

(chorus)
 CG
We was Po' Folks livin' in a rich folks world,
 D7G
We sure was a hungry bunch,
 CG
If the wolf had ever come to our front door,
 A7D7
 He'd a had to brought a picnic lunch,

(verse 3)
My granddaddy's pension was a dollar and thirty-three cents,
That was ten dollars less than the landlord wanted for rent,
The landlord's letters got nasty, indeed,
He wrote Get out, but Pa couldn't read,
And we were too broke, to even pay heed,
But that's how it is, when you're Po' Folks,

(chorus)
 CG
We was Po' Folks livin' in a rich folks world,
 D7G
We sure was a hungry bunch,
 CG
If the wolf had ever come to our front door,
 A7D7
 He'd a had to brought a picnic lunch,

(verse 4)
 GD7
But we had somethin' in our house, money can't buy,
 D7G
Kept us warm in the winter, cool when the sun was high,
 CG
For whenever we didn't have food enough,
 D7G
And the howlin' winds, would get pretty rough,
 CG
We patched the cracks and set the table with Love,
 D7G
Cause that's what you do, when you're Po' Folks,

(ending)
 D7G
And we wasn't nothin' but Po' Folks,
 D7G
My mom and my dad was Po' Folks,
 D7G
My brother and my sister was Po' folks,
 D7G
My dog and my cat was Po' folks,
 D7G
And even the Po' Folks was Po' folks,


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