Band: Creedence Clearwater Revival Song: The Working Man Album: CCR Box set
Normal tuning, mainly jamming
Intro:
E--------------------------------------------- A-------4---4-------4---4--------------------- D-5p4-2---2---5p4-2---2----------------------- G--------------------------------------------- B--------------------------------------------- e---------------------------------------------
Verse 1:
E--------------------------------------------- A--------------------------------------------- D--------------------------------------------- G--------------------------------------------- B-------2---2--------------------------------- e-3p2-0---0-------------------------------7-9- I was born on a sunday
E----------------------------------------------------------------------- A----------------------------------------------------------------------- D---------------------------------------------------------11-9-11-9-11-- G--------------------------------------------------9-11-9--------------9 B--------------------------------------7-9-------7---------------------- e------------------------------------------9-7-9------------------------ On thursday I had me a job
E---------------------------- A---------------------------- D---------------------------- G---------------------------- B---------------------------- e------------------------7-9- I was born on a sunday
E------------------------------------------------------------------------ A------------------------------------------------------------------------ D----------------------------------------------------------11-9-11-9-11-- G---------------------------------------------------9-11-9--------------9 B---------------------------------------7-9-------7---------------------- e-------------------------------------------9-7-9------------------------ By thursday I was working out on a job
E--------------------------------- A--------------------------------- D--------------------------------- G------------------------------6-9 B-------------------------9b-7---- e--------------------------------- I aint never had a day off
E---------------------------------------------------------- A---------------------------------------------------------- D---------------------------------------------------------- G---------------------------------------------------------- B---------------------------------------2---2---------2---2 e---------------------------------3-2-0---0-----3-2-0---0-- Since the I learned right from wrong
Verse 2:
E------------------------ A------------------------
D------------------------ G------------------------ B--------------------9b-7 e------------------------ Mama said I was bad
E----------------------------------------------------------- A----------------------------------------------------------- D---------------------------------------------11---11-9-11-- G-------------------------------------------9----9---------9 B----------------------------9-9--------9-7----------------- e--------------------------------9-7-9---------------------- I did something to her head
E------------------------ A------------------------ D------------------------ G-----------------------9 B--------------------9b-- e------------------------ Mama said I was bad
E------------------------------------------------------- A------------------------------------------------------- D---------------------------------------------11-9-11--- G-------------------------------------------9---------9- B--------------------------------------9b-7------------- e----------------------------7-9p7-9p7------------------ I did something to her head
E------------------------------- A------------------------------- D------------------------------- G------------------------------- B-----------------------9b-9-7-- e------------------------------9 And poppa threw me out
E--------------------------------------------------- A--------------------------------------------------- D--------------------------------------------6-9---- G------------------------------------6-9---------5-6 B----------------------------------------7-9-------- e--------------------------------------------------- Ahhh said I got to earn my own wage
Solo (can't figure it out, it's impossible to touch Fogerty's solos)
Chorus:
E------------------------------------------------- A------------------------------------------------- D------------------------------------------------- G------------------------------------------6-----6 B-------------------------------8-p7----5------5-- e------------------------------------------------- I ain't never been in trouble, I aint got the time
E-------------------------------------------------------- A-------------------------------------------------------- D-------------------------------------------------------- G---------------------------------------------------6---6 B----------------------------------------8--p7--5-----5-- e-------------------------------------------------------- I don't mess around with magic, child, what I got is mine
I will have more in due time, it's just that the 3rd and 4th verses are very difficult to decipher. Enjoy!
Much love and peace
RIP Jerry Garcia, Pigpen, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, John Lennon, all the greats
















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