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Cocaine Blues  Johnny Cash

Cocaine Blues Live At Folsom Prison
Johnny Cash
(The notes for the Joaquin Phoenix on the
Walk The Line Soundtrack version are almost identical)
\=slide down
/=slide up
m=palm mute
Capo on 1st fret
intro (Electric):

This is what the electric does curing the singing:

[C]Early one mornin' while makin' the rounds
[C]I took a shot of cocaine and I [G]shot my woman down
[G]I went right home and I went to bed
I [C]stuck that lovin' 44 beneath my head
[C]Got up next mornin' and I grabbed that gun
[C]Took a shot of cocaine and a[G]way I run
[G]Made a good run but I ran too slow
They [C]overtook me down in Juarez Mexico
[C]Late in the hot joints takin' the pills
[C]In walked the sheriff from [G]Jericho Hill
[G]He said Willy Lee your name is not Jack Brown
[C]You're the dirty heck that shot your woman down
[C]Said yes, oh yes my name is Willy Lee
[C]If you've got the warrant just a-read it to me
[G] Shot her down because she made me sore
I [C]thought I was her daddy but she had five more
[C]When I was arrested I was dressed in black
[C]They put me on a train and they [G]took me back
[G]Had no friend for to go my bail
They [C]slapped my dried up carcass in that county jail
[C]Early next mornin' bout a half past nine
[C]I spied the sheriff coming [G]down the line
[G]Ah, and he coughed as he cleared his throat
He said come [C]on you dirty heck into that district court
[C]Into the courtroom my trial began
[C]Where I was handled by [G]twelve honest men
[G]Just before the jury started out
I [C]saw the little judge commence to look about
[C]In about five minutes in walked the man
[C]Holding the verdict in [G]his right hand
[G]The verdict read murder in the first degree
I [C]hollered Lordy Lordy, have a mercy on me
[C]The judge he smiled as he picked up his pen
[C]99 years in the [G]Folsom pen
[G]99 years underneath that ground
I [C]can't forget the day I shot that bad b**ch down
Electric during the singing:

Outro Chords:
[C]Come on you've gotta listen [F]on to me
[D]Lay off that whiskey and [G]let that cocaine [C]be.

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