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Me and Bobby McGee  Janis Joplin

ME AND BOBBY McGEE (Kris Kristofferson)
 
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[each chord is the same length; that's either one measure or
half a measure, depending on how you look at it.]
[For tbe intro, strum 2 wbole-beat G cbords, tben 4 balf-beat C cbords.] 
[G] [i-]nt[C]ro] [G] [-] [C] [G] [-] [C] [G] [-] [C]
[G]Busted flat in B[G]aton Rouge,[G] waitin' for a tr[G]ain
When I's [G]feelin' near as f[G]aded as m[D7]y jeans[D7]
[D7]Bobby thumbed a d[D7]iesel down[D7] just before it r[D7]ained
And r[D7]ode us all the w[D7]ay into New Or[G]le[-]an[C]s[G]
I [G]pulled my harp[G]oon out of my [G]dirty red band[G]ana
I's [G]playin' soft while B[G7]obby sang the bl[C]ues[C]
[C]Windshield wipers sl[C]appin' time, I was[G] holdin' Bobby's [G]hand in mine
[D7]We sang every s[D7]ong that driver k[D7]new[D7]
[C]Freedom's just an[C]other word for[G] nothin' left to l[G]ose
[D7]Nothin', it ain't n[D7]othin' honey, if it ain't fr[G]ee[G]
And [C]feelin' good was [C]easy, lord, oh,[G] when he sang the [G]blues
You know [D7]feelin' good was [D7]good enough for m[D7]e[D7]
[D7]Good enough for m[D7]e and my Bobby Mc[G]Gee[G] [A] [A]
>From the[A] Kentucky [A]coal mines to the[A] California[A] sun
Yeah [A]Bobby shared the s[A]ecrets of m[E7]y soul[E7]
Through [E7]all kinds of w[E7]eather, through [E7]everything we d[E7]one
Yeah [E7]Bobby baby [E7]kept me from the [A]cold[A]
One [A]day up near Sal[A]inas, lo-ord,[A] I let him slip aw[A]ay
He's [A]lookin' for that h[A7]ome and I hope he f[D]inds it[D]
Well I'd [D]trade all my tom[D]orrows for one [A]single yester[A]day
To be [E7]holdin' Bobby's b[E7]ody next to m[E7]ine[E7]
[D]Freedom's just an[D]other word for[A] nothin' left to l[A]ose
[E7]Nothin', and that's a[E7]ll that Bobby l[A]eft me[A]
Well, [D]feelin' good was [D]easy, lo-o-[A]ord, when he sang the [A]blues
And [E7]feelin' good was [E7]good enough for m[E7]e[E7]
[E7]Good enough for m[E7]e and my Bobby Mc[A]Gee yeah[A]
La da [A]da, la da [A]daa, la da [A]daa da daa da d[A]aa
[A] La da da da d[A]aa dadada Bobby[E7] McGee-a[E7]h
[E7]Laa li daa da d[E7]aa daa,[E7] la da daa da d[E7]aa
[E7]Laa la laa la d[E7]aada Bobby Mc[A]Gee-ah y[A]eah
La di [A]da, ladida L[A]A dida LA di daa,[A] ladida LA dida L[A]A di daa
[A] Hey now B[A]obby now now Bobby Mc[E7]Gee yeah[E7]
Lo lo L[E7]O lolo LO lo la[E7]a, lololo L[E7]O lolo LO lolo L[E7]O lolo LO la laa
[E7] Hey now B[E7]obby now now Bobby McG[A]ee ye[A]ah
Lord, I [A]called him my lover, I [A]called him my man
I said I [A]called him my lover, did the [A]best I can
C'mon,[A] hey now Bobby now,[A] hey now Bobby McG[E7]ee, yeah[E7]
Lo lo l[E7]ord, a lord, a l[E7]ord, a lord, a l[E7]ord, a lord, a l[E7]ord oh
[E7]Hey, hey, h[E7]ey, Bobby McG[A]ee, lord[A]
[A] [in[A]str[A]ume[A]ntal;[A] pi[A]ano[E7] sol[E7]o] [E7] [E7] [E7] [E7] [E7] [E7] [A] [A]
[A] [in[A]str[A]ume[A]ntal] [A] [A] [E7] [E7] [E7] [E7] [E7] [E7] [E7] [E7] [A] [A]
A A A A A A E7 E7 E7 E7 E7 E7 E7 E7 A A A.
[instrumental; guitar solo & a few more "la-di-da"s] [end] 

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