Take this job and shove it    (intro)    (midi)

 

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Take this job and shove it,††††††† I ain't working here no more,

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my woman done left and took all the reasons††††††† I was working for.

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You better not try to stand in my way as Iím a walking out the door,

G†††††††††††††††††††††††††† D††††††††††††††††††† A†††††††††††††††††††††††† D

take this job and shove it, I ain't working here no more !

 

††††† D

1. Iíve been workiní in this factory for now on fifteen years,

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††† all this time I watched my woman drowniní in a pool of tears.

†††††††††††† D††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† G†††††††††††††††††††††††††† D

††† And Iíve seen a lot of good folk die who had a lot of bills to pay,

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††† I'd give the shirt right off of my back, if I had the guts to say :

 

+ CHORUS

 

†††††††††††††††††††† D

2. Well, that foreman, heís a regular dog, the line boss, heís a fool,

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††† got a brand new flat-top haircut, Lord, he thinks heís cool.

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††† One of these days, Iím gonna blow my top,

††††††††††††††††††† G††††††††††††††††††††††††††† D

††† and that sucker, heís gonna pay,

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††† Lord, I canít wait to see their faces, when I get the nerve to say.

 

+ CHORUS

 

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+ Take this job and shove it.

 

(orig. = capo 3rd)††† (Johnny Paycheck)