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Ellis Paul - Kick Out The Lights Johnny Cash chords

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This song Ellis plays live and is not yet on an album.  Standard blues shuffle.  There 
are multiple video versions on YouTube.
He plays it in either C# with an open tuning, or in E (C# open tuning with capo on 3rd 
fret).  Chords are just bar chords for I, IV, V.
Apologies in advance for the lyrics at the bridge.  There are just a few lines that are 
tough to understand from the vids.  All other lyrics should be accurate.

C# open tuning
C#  G#   C#  F   G#  C#

Capo: 3rd fret to play in E

LYRICS
E
Now, Johnny Cash, the man in black, was at the Grand Ole Opry

A
Drunk with ambition, whiskey and coffee

E                                                   B
He was dancing with demons.  Nothing could stop him tonight, tonight

E
It felt like a church, he said a little prayer

A
Ran to the stage taking two and three stairs

E                                                         B
You can heckle old Johnny, hell he wouldn't care 'cause tonight,

He's gonna kick out the lights.

CHORUS:

E
Kick out the lights, Johnny Cash, Johnny Cash, Johnny Cash

A
Kick out the lights, Johnny Cash, Johnny Cash, Johnny Cash

E
Kick out the lights, Johnny Cash, Johnny Cash, Johnny Cash

B
Kick out the lights


E
Now you can play a big theater to chandeliers and pearls

A
Rage inside a stadium to rows of pretty girls

E                                             B
Take your fancy jet, tour around the world, if you like, it's alright

E
Or you can play Folsom prison to the robbers, the crooks

A
To 300 killers giving back dirty looks

E                                                    B
If there's a prison riot, you're gonna get the hook, so tonight, you better kick out the lights...

CHORUS

BRIDGE
Dbm  A                     E                 B
Play, play on John.  Johnny until the light goes on

Dbm  A                     E                 B
Play, play on John.  Johnny until the light goes on

E
So go on sing your little love songs about lying and leaving

A
Your mama's good cooking, how you can't break even

E                                                         B
Your pick-up truck, how your girlfriend's cheating, it's alright, if you like

E
Or you can sing a ring of fire, and how God cut you down

A
About cocaine, freight trains, Sunday morning coming down

E                                                  B
How you shot a man in Reno just to paint the town, you're damn right.  You'd be kicking 
out the lights.

CHORUS


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