John Prine - Its A Big Old Goofy World tab

                              John Prine
                      "It's a big old goofy world"

'(ie: C')                  - strum and pick simulaneously)
upper case chord (ie: G)   - chord is strummed rather than picked
lower case chord (ie: g)   - chord is picked rather than strummed
() (ie: --(1)--)           - optional note

Picking Pattern: G C D C B Ge|------3-----------0-------------------2-------------------------|B|--0-----------------1-------------3------------(1)--------------|G|----0-----------------0-------------2---------------------------|D|--------------------------------0-------------------------------|A|----------------3-------------------------------3-2-------------|E|3---------------------------------------------------3-----------|
INTRO: G C D VERSE 1: G g C c Up in the morning, work like a dog D d C' B' G' It's better than sittin', like a bump on a log G g C c Mind all your manners, be quiet as a mouse D d C' B' G' Someday you'll own a home, that's as big as a house G g C c I know a fella, he eats like a horse D d C' B' G' Knocks his old balls, round the old golf course G g C c You oughta see his wife, she's a cute little dish D d C' B' G' She smokes like a chimney, and drinks like a fish CHORUS: G C There's a big old goofy man, dancin' with a big old goofy girl D C G Oooh baby, it's a big old goofy world VERSE 2: g C c Elvis had a woman, with a head like a rock D d C' B' G' I wish I had a woman, that made my knees knock g C c She'd sing like an angel, and eat like a bird D d C' B' G' And if I wrote a song, she'd know every single word CHORUS INSTRUMENTAL: play Verse 2 VERSE 3: g C c Kiss a little baby, give the world a smile D d C' B' G' And if you take an inch, give them back a mile g C c Cause if you lie like a rug, and you don't give a damn D d C' B' G' Your never gonna be, as happy as a clam g C c Sitting in a hotel, trying to write a song D d C' B' G' My head is just as empty, as the day is long g C c Why it's clear as a bell, I should have gone to school D d C' B' G' I'd be wise as an owl, instead of stubborn as a mule CHORUS D C G Oooh baby, it's a big old goofy world INSTRUMENTAL & FADE OUTJohn Prine "It's a big old goofy world" '(ie: C') - strum and pick simulaneously) lower case chord (ie: g) - chord is strummed rather than picked upper case chord (ie: G) - chord is picked rather than strummed () (ie: --(1)--) - optional note
Picking Pattern: G C D C B Ge|------3-----------0-------------------2-------------------------|B|--0-----------------1-------------3------------(1)--------------|G|----0-----------------0-------------2---------------------------|D|--------------------------------0-------------------------------|A|----------------3-------------------------------3-2-------------|E|3---------------------------------------------------3-----------|
INTRO: G C D VERSE 1: G g C c Up in the morning, work like a dog D d C' B' G' It's better than sittin', like a bump on a log G g C c Mind all your manners, be quiet as a mouse D d C' B' G' Someday you'll own a home, that's as big as a house G g C c I know a fella, he eats like a horse D d C' B' G' Knocks his old balls, round the old golf course G g C c You oughta see his wife, she's a cute little dish D d C' B' G' She smokes like a chimney, and drinks like a fish CHORUS: G C There's a big old goofy man, dancin' with a big old goofy girl D C G Oooh baby, it's a big old goofy world VERSE 2: g C c Elvis had a woman, with a head like a rock D d C' B' G' I wish I had a woman, that made my knees knock g C c She'd sing like an angel, and eat like a bird D d C' B' G' And if I wrote a song, she'd know every single word CHORUS INSTRUMENTAL: play Verse 2 VERSE 3: g C c Kiss a little baby, give the world a smile D d C' B' G' And if you take an inch, give them back a mile g C c Cause if you lie like a rug, and you don't give a damn D d C' B' G' Your never gonna be, as happy as a clam g C c Sitting in a hotel, trying to write a song D d C' B' G' My head is just as empty, as the day is long g C c Why it's clear as a bell, I should have gone to school D d C' B' G' I'd be wise as an owl, instead of stubborn as a mule CHORUS D C G Oooh baby, it's a big old goofy world INSTRUMENTAL & FADE OUT Any questions or comments: Joe, Superjoe45@yahoo.com
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