Billy Joe Royal – Down In The Boondocks chords

Chords
Transpose:
Down In The Boondocks:Billy Joe Royal.
#1 in Canada and #9 in the USA in 1965.

INTRO: A ///

CHORUS:
A DDown in the boondocks..down in the boondocks.
E D APeople put me down cause that's the side of town I was born in.
A DI love her, she loves me, but I don't fit in her society..
E D ALord have mercy on the boy from down in the boondocks.
#1.
A D AEvery night I watch the lights from the house up on the hill.
A D C# F#mI love a little girl that lives up there, I guess I always will.
D E D EBut I don't dare knock on her door..her daddy is my boss man.
D E D ESo I'll just have to be content, to see her when ever I can.
CHORUS:
A DDown in the boondocks..down in the boondocks.
E D APeople put me down cause that's the side of town I was born in.
A DI love her, she loves me, but I don't fit in her society..
E D ALord have mercy on the boy from down in the boondocks.
(INTERLUDE:)
A#Down in the boondocks..down in the boondocks.
#2.
A# D# A#One fine day I'll find a way to move from this old shack.
A# D# D GmI'll hold my head up like a king and I never, never will look back.
D# F D# FUntil that morning I'll work and slave and I'll save every dime..
D# F D# Fbut tonight she'll have to steal away..to see me one more time.
CHORUS:
A# D#Down in the boondocks..down in the boondocks.
F D# A#People put me down cause that's the side of town I was born in.
A# D#I love her, she loves me, but I don't fit in her society..
F D# A#Lord have mercy on the boy from down in the boondocks.
OUTRO:
F D# A#Lord have mercy on the boy from down in the boondocks.
F D# A#Lord have mercy on the boy from down in the boondocks.
A sixties smash from Kraziekhat.
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