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Hank and Joe and Me  Johnny Cash

J.Cash
Recorded 3/12/59, Nashville, TN
Key: C# / Capo: 1st / Play: C
INTRO: C Am C Am C G C
VERSE:
[C]In the desert where we [G]search for gold
[C]The days are hot the [G]nights are cold
[F]Hank and Joe and [C]me walked on
[G]So bold and brave and [C]free
For days and days we fought the heat
I got so thirsty and I got so weak
And when I fell cause I couldn't go
I heard Hank say to Joe
CHORUS:
[C]He's [G]dying (dying, dying) for [C]water
[C]Hear him [G]crying (crying, crying) for [C]water
[C]We'll lay him down in the [Am]dust and sand
[Am]He said [C]Joe you know he's a [Am]dying man
[C]Leave him there and [Am]let him die
[C]I can't stand to [G]hear him cry for [C]water
VERSE:
I don't remember how long I lay
But when I awoke it was the break of day
Buzzards circled miles ahead
I knew Hank and Joe were dead
My eyes were dim but I could see
A bed of gold nuggets under me
Now I know that it won't be long
Till they decorate my bones
CHORUS:
Cause I'm dying (dying, dying) for water
Can't stop crying (crying, crying) for water
Well they laid me down in the dust and sand
He said Joe you know he's a dying man
Leave him there and let him die
I can't stand to hear him cry for water
[C]They couldn't stand to [G]hear me cry for [C]water

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