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Mystery Train  The Band

Mystery Train - as performed by The Band on their Moondog Matinee album
Transcribed by Alan Bataille
Levon's drums mimic the chugging of a steam engine
Verse 1
[E]Train I [A]ride sixteen coaches [E]long
[E]Train I [A]ride sixteen coaches [E]long
Well that [B7]long black train [A]got my baby and [E]gone
[E]Train [A]train rollin' around the [E]bend
[E]Train [A]train, rollin' around the [E]bend
Well it [B7]took my baby [A]away from me a[E]gain
Verse 2
[E]I come down to the station meet my baby at the gate
[E]Asked the station master if the train's runnin' late
[E]He said it's still a-waitin' on the four forty four
[E]I hate to tell you son that train don't stop here anymore
[E]Train [A]train rollin' down down the [E]line
[E]Train [A]train rollin' down the [E]line
[E]Well it [B7]took my baby and left poor me be[E]hind
Instrumental (mimics chorus)
[E] [A] [E] 
[E] [A] [E] 
[E] [B7] [A] [E] 
[E]Heard that whistle blowin' was the middle of the night
[E]When I got down to the station the train was pullin' out of sight
[E]Mystery [A]train smokin' down the [E]track
[E]Mystery [A]train smokin' down the [E]track
Well I [B7]don't want no ride [A]just bring my baby [E]back
Instrumental Outtake
Long jam on E to the end

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