Drive-by Truckers – Carl Perkins Cadillac chords
Drive-By Truckers Song: Carl Perkins Cadillac Album: The Dirty South Every other tab I have ever found for this song has been in G. They now play it in F because Jason Isbell doesn't play with them anymore so they usually have some pedal steel playing with them. Intro: F-(F)-Dm-C for the (F), im not sure what you would call the chord but F-(F)-Dm-C Cooley just basically plays an open E string and doesntbarre the top of the F chord but plays the rest of the F chord, hence the walking down sound. He just plays thefirst F in the intro and then lifts his 1st finger up that was barring the first fret.F (F) DmLife ain't nothin' but a blendin' up all the ups and downsBbDamn it, Elvis, don't you know?CYou made your mama so proud.F (F) DmBefore you ever made that record, before there ever was a SunBb CBefore you ever lost that Cadillac, the Carl Perkins one.F-(F)-Dm-C (2x)F (F) Dm Mr. Phillips found ol' Johnny Cash when he was highBbhigh before he ever took those pillsCand he's still too proud to die.F (F) DmMr. Phillips never said anything behind nobody's backBblike damn it Elvis, don't he know?CHe ain't no Johnny CashBb Bb/A G FMr. Phillips was the only man that Jerry Lee still would call sirDm CI just wish Mr. Phillips did all of y'all, bout as good as you deservedBb Bb/AHe did just what he said he's gonna doG F and the money came in sacks.Dm CNew contracts and Carl Perkins' CadillacF (F) DmI got friends in Nashville, or at least the folks I knowBb CNashville's where you go to see if what he said is so.F (F) DmCarl drove his brand new Cadillac from Nashville and he went downtown.Bb CThis time they promised him a Grammy, he turned his Cadillac around.Bb Bb/A G'Cause Mr. Phillips never blew enough hot air to need a little gold platedF Dm Cpaperweight, he promised him a Cadillac, and put the wind in Carl's face.Bb Bb/A G FHe did just what he said he's gonna do and the money came in sacks.Dm CNew contracts and Carl Perkins' CadillacBridge-F-(F)-Dm-C (2x) Lead Solo- F-(F)-Dm-Bb-C (2x)F (F) DmDamn it Elvis, I swear son, I think it's time you came around.Bb CMakin' money you can't spend ain't what bein' dead's aboutF (F) DmYou gave me all but one good reason not to do all of the things you did.Bb CNow Cadillacs are fiber glass, if you were me, you'd call it quits.Bb Bb/A G FMr. Phillips was the only man that Jerry Lee still would call sirDm CI just wish Mr. Phillips did all of y'all, 'bout as as good as you deservedBb Bb/A G FHe did just what he said he's gonna do and the money came in sacks.Dm CNew contracts and Carl Perkins' CadillacBridge F-(F)-Dm-C (2x) End song on slow strum F chord Tabbed by PANIC FAN. MY FIRST TAB!