Lazy Bones

Leon Redbone

DK \"On The Track\". 1975. (Johnny Mercer / Hoagy Carmichael)
CAPO 2ND FRET. Barre 7th chords in chorus.

INTRO (whistle along)
A A A /A A7/ A B7 E A A
VERSE 1
 A
 Lazy bones, sleeping in the sun,
 A7
How ya spect get your day\'s work done?
 AB7
 You\'ll never get your day\'s work done,
 EA
 Lyin\' in the noon-day sun.

VERSE 2
 A
 Lazy bones, sleeping in the shade,
 A7
How ya gonna get your cornmeal made?
 AB7
 You\'ll never get your cornmeal made,
 EA
 Lyin\' in the noon-day shade.

CHORUS
 D
When the tatoes need spraying,
 A
 I betcha keep praying, the bugs fall off the vine.
 A7G#7G7F#7
 When you go fishing, I betcha keep wishing,
 B7EE7
The fish don\'t grab at your line.

VERSE 3
 A
 Lazy bones, loafin\' through the day,
 A7
How d\'you spect make a dime that way?
 AB7
 You\'ll never make a dime that way,
 EAA
 Never hear a word I say.

SOLO (Harmonica)
A A A A A7 A B7 E A
A A A A A7 A B7 E A

CHORUS 2 (As chorus 1)
 D
When the tatoes need spraying,
 A
 I betcha keep praying, the bugs fall off the vine.
 A7G#7G7F#7
 When you go fishing, I betcha keep wishing,
 B7EE7
The fish don\'t grab at your line.

VERSE 4 (As Verse 3)
 A
 Lazy bones, loafin\' through the day,
 A7
How d\'you spect make a dime that way?
 AB7
 You\'ll never make a dime that way,
 EA
 Never hear a word I say.



A A7 B7 D E E7 F#7 G#7 G7
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