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Little Red Rooster  Sam Cooke

...LITTLE RED ROOSTER... by Sam Cooke

*from 'Night Beat' (1963)*
(Written by Willie Dixon and Chester Arthur Burnett)
E7 D7, A7 E7
Verse 1:
[A7] I got a little red [D7]rooster; too lazy to [A7]crow for day.
[D7] I got a little red rooster; too lazy to [A7]crow for day.
He keeps [E7]everything in the barn yard,[D7] upset in every [A7]way.[E7]
Verse 2:
The [A7]dogs begin to bark,[D7] the hounds begin to [A7]howl.
The [D7]dogs begin to bark, the hounds begin to [A7]howl.
[E7] Watch out all you kinfolk;[D7] my little red rooster's on the [A7]prowl.[E7]
Verse 3:
I tell you; he, [A7]keeps all the hens,[D7] fighting a-[A7]mong themselves.
[D7] Keeps all the hens fighting among them-[A7]selves.
He don't want no [E7]hen in the barnyard,
[D7] Layin' eggs for nobody [A7]else,[E7] Lord... yeah.
A7 D7 A7, D7 A7, E7 D7 A7 E7
Let me tell everybody...
Verse 4:
Now if you [A7]see my little red rooster;[D7] send him [A7]home.
Said; if you [D7]see my little red rooster; send him [A7]home.
I ain't [E7]had no peace in the barn yard,
[D7] Since my little red rooster's been [A7]gone.

[E7] [D7] [A7]  
[EADGBE]x79797 [EADGBE]x57575 [EADGBE]577655
Tabbed by Joel from cLuMsY, Bristol, England, 2005 (

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A7 D7 E7
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