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 #147933  by I'mUncleSam
 Sat Jul 18, 2015 11:36 pm
TENNESSEE JED - The Grateful Dead
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RIFF: 5(3bend up) 5(1) 4(2) 2(5bend up) 2(3) / 5=B, 4=G, 2=A

Co7: xx1212	   /   Dm7: xx0211	/   C7: x32310

C RIFF C RIFF C RIFF G C 

C                                  RIFF G C
Cold iron shackles, ball and chain
F                            G       C     RIFF G C
Listen to the whistle of the evenin' train
C           Co7      Dm7         C   C7 
You know you bound to wind up dead
F                     G      C   RIFF G C
If you don't head back to Tennessee Jed

C                              RIFF G C
Rich man step on my poor head
F                             G         C     RIFF G C
When you get back, you better butter my bread
C         Co7    Dm7          C  C7 
Well you know it's like I said:
F                    G        C 
you better head back to Tennessee Jed

Bb F G  C 

CHORUS:
F                                             C                        G       F 
Tennessee, Tennessee, there ain't no place I'd rather be
C                        G      F  F     C     G      F   F     C RIFF G C to TOP
Baby won't you carry me...   back to Tennessee


Drink all day and rock all night
The law come to get you if you don't walk right
Got a letter this mornin', baby and all it read:
"You better head back to Tennessee Jed"
I dropped four flights and cracked my spine
Honey, come quick with the iodine
Catch a few winks, baby, under the bed
Then you head back to Tennessee Jed ... CHORUS

I run into Charlie Fog
Blacked my eye and he kicked my dog
My doggie turned to me and he said
"Let's head back to Tennesse Jed"
I woke up feelin' mean
I went down to play the slot machine
The wheels turned around and the letters read
"You better head back to Tennessee Jed"... CHORUS
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