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...PAPA WAS A ROLLING STONE... by The Temptations
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*from 'All Directions' (1972)*


Verse 1:

Em
 It was the third of September;
                        Am
That day I'll always re-member,
                                    Em
'Cos that was the day that my daddy died.

Em
 I never got a chance to see him;
Never heard nothin' but,
Am
 Bad things about him.
Mama I'm depending on you;
               Em
To tell me the truth.

Chorus 1:

(Spoken):
 Mama just hung her head and said, "Son...

Em
 Papa was a rollin' stone;
                     Am
Wherever he laid his hat, was his home.
    Em
And when his died;
Am                    Em
 All he left us was a-lone."

Verse 2:

             Em
Hey, mama, I heard Papa,
Call himself a jack of all trades;
Tell me, is that what sent Papa,
      Am
To an early grave?
Folks say Papa would beg,
                   Em
Borrow or steal to pay his bills.
Hey, Mama, folks say;
Papa was never much on thinkin';
Spend most of his time,
        Am
Chasin' women and drinkin'!
Mama I'm depending on you;
               Em
To tell me the truth.

Chorus 2:

(Spoken):
 Mama just hung her head and said, "Son...

Em
 Papa was a rollin' stone;
                     Am
Wherever he laid his hat, was his home.
    Em
And when his died;
Am                    Em
 All he left us was a-lone."

(Repeat to Fade)


CHORD DIAGRAMS:
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   Em      Am

 EADGBE  EADGBE
 022000  x02210


Tabbed by Joel from cLuMsY, Bristol, England, 2005
(clumsyband@hotmail.com)
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