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Bird on a Wire  Johnny Cash

Bird on a Wire 3/4 Johnny Cash
Standard Tuning No Capo Transcribed by Ken Lee
Intro:6 Bars comments or corrections to kandvlee@shaw.ca
Like a / B[/]ir[E]d, / o[/]n a / Wire[/], [B]/ /[/] [/]
Like a / d[/]ru[E]nk, in a / Midn[/]ight / Choir. /[/] [A] [/]
I have / [/]tr[E]ie-, /[/] ed - in my / way,[/] /[B] - to b[/]e / free,[/] /[E] / /[/] [/] [/]
Like a / f[/]i [E]- /[/] sh on a / ho[/]ok[B], /[/]
Like a / kn[/]ig[A]ht in some / old fas[/]hioned / book, /[/] [/]
I have / [/]sa[E]ved / - [/]all my / ribbo[/]ns[B], /[/]
For / [/]Th[E]ee, / / [/]/ [/]an[/]d
( Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/j/johnny_cash/bird_on_a_wire_crd.html )
If[/] /[A] I[/], / - -i[/]f / I have [/]/ been un - / ki[/]nd[E], / / /[/] [/] [/]
I just /[/] h[A]ope you will / let[/] it go / by, /[/] /[B] / [/]an[/]d[/]
If [/]/ [A]I,[/] / - - [/]if / I have [/]/ been un - / tr[/]ue[E], / / /[/] [/] [/]
I [/]/ [A]hope you / kn[/]ow / it wa[/]s / never to[/] / you. / / /[/] [B] [/] [/] [/]
Like a / ba[/]by[E] / - -[/] still - / bor[/]n,[B] /[/]
Like a / be[/]as[E]t / wit[/]h his / horn,[/] /[A] [/]
I have / t[/]or[E]n / e[/]very / one[/],[B]
Who / re[/]ac[B]hed out to / me, / /[/] /[E] [/] [/] [/]
But I / [/]sw[E]e - / a[/]r, by this / song,[/] /[B] and[/]
By / [/]al[E]l, that / [/]I have done / wrong,[/] /[A] [/]
[E]I'[/]ll / ma - [/]/ ake / [/]it / [/B]all up / -[/] - to / t[/]he[E]e. / / [/]/[/] [/]
I saw a / yo[/]un[A]g man, / leaning,[/]
[A]On his / [/]wooden / crutch[/], [E]/ / /[/] [/] [/]
[A]He called / ou[/]t to me, / / /[/] [/] [/]
"Don't / [/]as[A]k for so / muc[/]h.[B]", / / / and[/] [/] [/]
A / [/]yo[A]ung / wo[/]man / leaning,[/]
[A]In / her /[/] d[E]arkened / doo[/]r, / / /[/] [/] [/]
She cried / out[/] t[A]o me, / / /[/] [/] [/]
"Why / not[/] a[A]sk for / more?" [/]/ [B]/ /[/] [/] [/]
Repeat the first verse

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