Johnny Cash Wreck Of The Old 97 chords
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Capo 1st fret Intro: | A | A | A | A | | E | A | A | A D Well, they gave him his orders at Monroe, Virginia. A E Said, "Steve, you're way behinf time. A D This is not Thirty-Eight, this is old Ninety-Seven. A E A Put her into Spencer on time." A D Then he turned around and said to his black, greasy fireman, A E "Shovel on a little more coal. A D And when we cross that White Oak Mountain, A E A Watch old Ninety-Seven roll." Guitar Solo: Instrumental verse A D And then a telegram comes from Washington Station, A E This is how it read: A D "Oh, that brave engineer that run old Ninety-Seven A E A Is lyin' in old Danville dead." A D 'Cause he was goin' down a grade makin' ninety miles an hour, A E The whistle broke into a scream. A D He was found in the wreck with his hand on the throttle, A E A Scalded to death by the steam. One more time! Guitar Solo: Instrumental verse A D Well, now, all you ladies, you better take the warnin' A E From this time on and learn. A D Never speak hard words to your true lovin' husband. A E A He may leave you and never re-turn. Poor boy. For more Johnny Cash chords, see www.unofficial-johnnycash.com!