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Poor Man  Old Crow Medicine Show

Play with a steady 4/4 metre.
Pick / Strum as follows:
[A] [D] [A]  
 
 E|---0---0---0---0-|---0---0---------|---2---2---2---2-|---2---2---0---0-|
 B|---2---2---2---2-|---2---2---------|---3---3---3---3-|---3---3---2---2-|
 G|---2---2---2---2-|---2---2---------|---2---2---2---2-|---2---2---2---2-|
 D|---2---2---2---2-|---2---2---------|-0-------0-------|-0---------2---2-|
 A|-0-------0-------|-0-------0-0-2-4-|-----0-------0---|-----0---0-------|
 E|-----0-------0---|-----0-----------|-----------------|-------------0---|

[A] [E] [A]  
 
 E|---0---0---------|---0---0---0---0-|---0---0---0---0-|---0---0---0---0-|
 B|---2---2---------|---0---0---0---0-|---0---0---0---0-|---2---2---2---2-|
 G|---2---2---------|---1---1---1---1-|---1---1---1---1-|---2---2---2---2-|
 D|---2---2---------|---2---2---2---2-|---2---2---2---2-|---2---2---2---2-|
 A|-0-------0-0-----|-----2-------2---|-----2-----------|-0-------0-------|
 E|-----0-------4-2-|-0-------0-------|-0-------0---4---|-----0-------0---|

It follows this pattern through the solos and the verses, with minor variations.
INTRO:
 
 A - - - | A - - - | D - - - | D - A - |
 A - - - | E - - - | E - - - | A - - - ||

[A]Hush up, honey, don?t you cry
[D]Things are gonna get better in the by-and-[A]by
And there ain?t a thing for a [E]poor man
In this [A]world
[A]Work through the winter, work through the spring
Yeah [D]plant my corn and taters and then it wouldn't [A]rain
And there ain?t a thing for a [E]poor man
In this [A]world
VIOLIN SOLO
 
 A - - - | A - - - | D - - - | D - A - |
 A - - - | E - - - | E - - - | A - - - ||

[A]Now I got down on my knees
Lord I thought I?d pray
[D]Along come a great big flood
Washed everything [A]away
And there ain?t a thing for a [E]poor man
In this [A]world
[A]Work through the winter, Lord, work through this fall
[D]All I got for Christmas was a pair of over[A]alls
And there ain?t a thing for a [E]poor man
In this [A]world
VIOLIN SOLO
 
 A - - - | A - - - | D - - - | D - A - |
 A - - - | E - - - | E - - - | A - - - ||

[A]Well I got down on my knees
Looked up to the sky
[D]All I can think of is to ask the good Lord [A]why
And there ain?t a thing for a [E]poor man
In this w[E]orld
[A]Well hush up, honey, Lord don?t get down
[D]You know that I love you every way [A]around
And there ain?t a thing for a [E]poor man
In this [A]world
VIOLIN SOLO
 
 A - - - | A - - - | D - - - | D - A - ||

[A]And there ain?t a thing for a [E]poor man
N/C A
In this world
FINAL CHORD: A
Play with pity for the poor man.
Enjoy!
Peace, Lukewa

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