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Six O'Clock News  John Prine


Six O'Clock News - John Prine

Tabbed by: Dave S.
Tuning: Standard
Artist: John Prine
Album: John Prine
Year: 1971
[G]Wanda had a [Em]baby[C] in nineteen fifty [G]one.
[G]The father was a [Em]stranger and a [C]stranger was the [D]son.
[C]Call that child james [D]lewis,[C] call these rooms a [D]home.
[G]Changing all them [C]diapers[D] polish all that [G]chrome.
[C]Cmon, baby,[D] spend the night with [G]me
[G]All around the [Em]schoolyard[C] playing all the [G]games
[G]Running, laughing [Em]back and forth[C] the kid with two first [D]names
[C]Stranger in the [D]closet,[C] lock the [D]diary
[G]The past is running [C]faster[D] singing harmo[G]ny
[C]Cmon, baby,[D] spend the night with [G]me
[G]God bless this [Em]kitchen[C] said the knick-knack [G]shelf
[G]The dinners almost [Em]ready[C] go and wash your[D]self
[C]Jimmys growing [D]up now[C] and wandas growing [D]old
[G]The time is growin [C]shorter[D] the nights are long and [G]cold
[C]Cmon, baby,[D] spend the night with [G]me
[G]Sneaking in the [Em]closet[C] and through the dia[G]ry
[G]Now, dont you know [Em]all he saw[C] was all there was to [D]see
[C]The whole town saw [D]jimmy[C] on the six oclock [D]news
[G]His brains were on the [C]sidewalk[D] and blood was on his [G]shoes
[C]Cmon, baby,[D] spend the night with [G]me
[C]Cmon, baby,[D] spend the night with [G]me

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