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Folsom Prison Blues  Johnny Cash

I [E]hear the train a-comin'; it's rollin' 'round the bend,
And I ain't seen the sunshine since I don't know when,
I'm [A7]stuck in Folsom Prison and time keeps draggin' [E]on.
But that [B7]train keeps a-rollin' on down to San An[E]tone.

When [E]I was just a baby, my momma told me, "Son,
Always be a good boy; don't ever play with guns."
But I [A7]shot a man in Reno, just to watch him [E]die.
When I [B7]hear that whistle blowin', I hang my head and [E]cry.

I [E]bet there's rich folk eatin'in a fancy dining car.
They're prob'ly drinkin' coffee and smokin' big cigars,
But I [A7]know I had it comin', I know I can't be [E]free,
But those [B7]people keep a-movin', and that's what tortures [E]me.

Well if they [E]freed me from this prison, if that railroad train was mine,
I bet I'd move it all a little farther down the line,
[A7]Far from Folsom Prison, that's where I'd want to [E]stay,
And I'd [B7]let that lonesome whistle blow my blues [E]away.

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mercer (report)

Change the A for A7,and when playing the E chord,pull the E string with your pinky at the third fret ( G note ) sounds more country!

moldeoldie (report)

Sounds very good just need to change from E to E7 in each verse as noted below

I hear the train a-comin'; it's rollin' 'round the bend,
And I ain't seen the sunshine since I don't know when

042065 (report)

we use 2 c the chords next 2 the we have 2 go 2 the bottem of the page y

Riverdales (report)

E A B7 E

news4allan (report)

hi l like to play this just using E A B D

Lugnut7 (report)

Could you add the strum pattern please?

Chase3421 (report)

when its on top the words ,but listen to the strum pattern first.

marlboro17 (report)

where do i Hit the cords