Tennessee Ernie Ford Sixteen Tons chords
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Am F E Some people say a man is made outa mud Am F E A poor man's made outa muscle 'n blood... Am F E Muscle an' blood an' skin an' bone Am F E A mind that's weak and a back that's strong Am F E cho: You load sixteen tons an' whaddya get? Am F E Another day older an' deeper in debt Am F E Saint Peter doncha call me 'cause I can't go Am E Am I owe my soul to the company sto' Am F E If ya hear me a-comin' ya better step aside Am F E A lotta men din't an' a lotta men died Am F E With one fist of iron an' the other of steel Am F E If the right one don' getcha then the left one will. Am F E I was born one mornin' when the sun didn't shine Am F E Picked up my shovel and I went to the mine Am F E Loaded sixteen tons of number nine coal Am F E And the strawboss said, "Well, Bless my soul!" Am F E I was born one morning in the drizzlin' rain Am F E Fightin' and trouble are my middle name Am F E I was raised in the canebreak by an' ol' mama hound Am F E Ain't no high-tone woman gonna push me around.