AmDmE
 Some people say a man's made out of mud
 AmDmE
but a poor man's made out of muscle and blood
 AmDm
 Muscle and blood, skin and bones,
 AmEE7
mind that's weak and a back that's strong

 AmAm/GAm/FE
You load sixteen tons and whaddya get,
 AmAm/GAm/FE
another day older and deeper in debt
 AmDm
Saint Peter don't you call me 'cause I can't go,
 AmEAm
owe my soul to the company store

 AmDmE
I was born one morning when the sun didn't shine,
 AmDmE
picked up my shovel and walked to the mine
 AmDm
I loaded sixteen tons of number nine coal;
 AmEE7
the straw boss said "well, damn my soul."

 AmAm/GAm/FE
You load sixteen tons and whaddya get,
 AmAm/GAm/FE
another day older and deeper in debt
 AmDm
Saint Peter don't you call me 'cause I can't go,
 AmEAm
owe my soul to the company store

 AmDm
I was born one morning, it was drizzling rain.
 AmDm
 Fightin' and trouble are my middle name.
 AmDm
I was raised in a cane break by that ol' mom of mine,
 AmEE7
can't no high-toned woman make me walk the line

 AmAm/GAm/FE
You load sixteen tons and whaddya get,
 AmAm/GAm/FE
another day older and deeper in debt
 AmDm
Saint Peter don't you call me 'cause I can't go,
 AmEAm
owe my soul to the company store

 AmDm
If you see me comin' you better step aside;
 AmDm
another man didn't and another man died.
 AmDm
I've got  one fist  of iron and another of steel,
 AmEE7
if the left one don't get you, well, the right one will

 AmAm/GAm/FE
You load sixteen tons and whaddya get,
 AmAm/GAm/FE
another day older and deeper in debt
 AmDm
Saint Peter don't you call me 'cause I can't go,
 AmEAm
owe my soul to the company store


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