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Come in Stranger  Johnny Cash

Come In, Stranger
Tabbed by: MrModigh
Written by: John R. Cash
Capo on 1st fret.
This is from the Sun-recordings, made in the 50's.
The intro and solo are as played by Luther Perkins.
If you want to play along with the recording,
you have to tune up your guitar 3/4 (or 1/4 with the capo on 1st fret).
This will match Luther's tuning.
Intro
 
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 D|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
 A|------0-2-------2------------------------------------------------|
 E|----4-----4-2-0---4-0--------------------------------------------|

Verse 1
She said, [E] "Come in, stranger, it's [B7]good to have you hom[E]e.
I [A]hurried through 'cause I [E]knew it was you
When I [B7] saw your dog [E]waggin' his tail.
[A]Honey, why didn't you let me [E]know by mail?
[F#7] You've been gone so long[B7]."
Verse 2
She said, [E] "Come in, stranger. I know you're [B7]weary from all the mile[E]s.
Just [A]sit right there in your [E]easy chair,
And [B7]tell me all about the [E]places you've been.
How [A]long it'll be before you [E]leave again;
I [F#7]hope it's a long, long [B7]while."
She said,[E] "Come in, stranger, ev'rything[B7] around home is fin[E]e.
I've [A]watched and I've waited for you[E] to get back
And I[B7] missed you all the [E]time."
Solo
 
 e|-------------------------------------------------------------|
 b|-------------------------------------------------------------|
 G|-------------------------------------------------------------|
 D|------------------------------2---2---2----------------------|
 A|----0-2-4-------------------4---4---4---4-2------------------|
 E|--4-------4-0-0-0-2-2-0-2-0-----------------0-2-4-4-0-2-0----|

Verse 3
She said, [E] "Come in, stranger, oh, how I [B7]miss you when you're gon[E]e.
I [A]walk the floor and I [E]watch the door,
And when I [B7]lie awake and wonder[E] where you could be,
I'd [A]give anything to have you [E]here with me.
I get so [F#7]lonesome all alone[B7]."
She said, [E] "Come in, stranger, and won't you [B7]listen to my ple[E]a?
Stay [A]long enough so that the [E]one I love
Is not a[B7] stranger to me[E]".
Outro
 
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 D|-------------------------------------------------------------|
 A|----0-2------------------------------------------------------|
 E|--4-----4-2-0------------------------------------------------|


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