Alabam    (video)

 

††† instrumental intro = verse 1

 

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1. Well, I went to a turkey roast down the street,

 

††† people down there eatin' like wild geese.

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††† Iím on my way, Iím going back to Alabam.

 

††††† A

2. Talk about the people having a whale of a time,

 

††† eatin' up the chicken and drinkin' their wine.

†††††††††††††††††††††† D†††††††††††††††††††† G††††††††††††† C

††† Iím on my way, Iím going back to Alabam.

 

+instrumental = verse 2

 

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3. Now, some folks say that a tramp wonít steal,

 

††† but I caught three in my cornfield,

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††† Iím on my way, Iím going back to Alabam.

 

††††† A

4. One had a bushel, the other had a peck,

 

††† one had a roastin' ear tied around his neck.

†††††††††††††††††††††† D†††††††††††††††††††† G††††††††††††† C

††† Iím on my way, Iím going back to Alabam.

 

+instrumental = verse 4

 

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5. Here comes Sal walking down the street,

 

††† with the run down shoes tied on her feet.

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††† Good morning, Honey,†††††††† stand over there, baby.

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††† get over there, now.

 

 

 

 

 

 

†††††† A

6. Hello Sal, I know you,

 

††† with the run down slipper and the tore up shoe.

†††††††††††††††††††††† D†††††††††††††††††††† G††††††††††††† C

††† Iím on my way, Iím going back to Alabam.

 

+instrumental = verse 6

 

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7. When I get ready to leave this Earth,

 

††† Iím gonna look back on my moneyís worth.

†††††††††††††††††††††† D†††††††††††††††††††† G††††††††††††† C

††† Iím on my way, Iím going back to Alabam.

†††††††††††††† ††††††G†††††††††† ††††C

††† Iím going back to Alabam.

 

††† (Cowboy Copas)