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Gallows Pole  Neil Young


GALLOWS POLE - Neil Young & Crazy Horse

Tabbed by: Neno
Tuning: EADGBe
This is the overall harmony, he adds substitutions to these chords to give it a more
bluesy sound but this will give you a good starting point.
Ebdim7: x67x78 or xx1212
*The bracketed notes indicate a walking bass should you chose to add it. They ARE NOT
separate chords. You can also play (F-F#) as a walking bass instead of playing the D#dim7 chord.
[Gm]Hangman, [Eb]hangman, [D]slack your[Gm] rope, [Gm]slack it [Eb]for a [D7]while
Eb *Ebdim7 Gm Cm (Bb-A) Gm
I think I see my papa comin', ridin' a many a mile.
[Gm]Papa did you [Eb]bring me [D]silv[Gm]er? [Gm]Papa did you [Eb]bring me [D7]gold?
Did you [Eb]come to [Ebdim7]see me [Gm]hangin' [Cm]by that [(Bb-A)]gallows [Gm]pole?
[Gm] Didn't [Eb]bring no [D]silv[Gm]er, [Gm]didn't [Eb]bring no [D7]gold
I [Eb]came to [Ebdim7]see you [Gm]hang, boy, [Cm]by the [(Bb-A)]gallows [Gm]pole
[Gm]Hangman, [Eb]hangman, [D]slack your [Gm]rope, [Gm]slack it [Eb]for a [D7]while
I [Eb]think I [Ebdim7]see my [Gm]mama comin', she's [Cm]ridin' a[(Bb-A)] many a [Gm]mile.
[Gm]Mama did you [Eb]bring me [D]silv[Gm]er? [Gm]Mama did you [Eb]bring me [D7]gold?
Did you [Eb]come to [Ebdim7]see me [Gm]hangin' [Cm]by that [(Bb-A)]gallows [Gm]pole?
[Gm]Didn't bring you [Eb]any [D]silv[Gm]er, couldn't [Gm]bring you [Eb]any [D7]gold
I [Eb]came to [Ebdim7]see you [Gm]hang, child, [Cm]by the [(Bb-A)]gallows [Gm]pole
[Gm]Hangman, [Eb]hangman, [D]slack your [Gm]rope, [Gm]slack it [Eb]for a [D7]while
I [Eb]think I [Ebdim7]see my [Gm]sweetheart, she's [Cm]ridin' a[(Bb-A)] many a [Gm]mile
[Gm]Honey did you[Eb] bring me[D] sil[Gm]ver?[Gm] Honey did you [Eb]bring me [D7]gold?
Did you [Eb]come to [Ebdim7]see me [Gm]hangin' [Cm]by the g[(Bb-A)]allows p[Gm]ole?
I [Gm]brought you a [Eb]little [D]silv[Gm]er, [Gm]I brought you a [Eb]little [D7]gold
Didn't [Eb]come to [Ebdim7]see you [Gm]hangin' [Cm]by that [(Bb-A)]gallows [Gm]pole
Repeat last 2 lines.

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Cm D D7 Eb Ebdim7 Gm
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