Johnny Cash - Orphan Of The Road tab

Capo 1st

G* = G in the 3rd position

Note: 
Thumb plays everything on the beat and the half beat (1 & 2 & )
Fingers do everything else.

C F G|----------------|----------0-----|1---------------|----------------||----------------|1-----3---------|--1-------1-----|0---------0-----||----------------|--0---------0---|------2-----2---|--0---2---------||----------------|----2-----------|----3-----------|----0-------0---||--------0---2---|3-------3-------|----------------|----------------||----3-----------|----------------|1-------1-------|3-------3-------| 1 & 2 & 1 & 2 & 1 & 2 & 1 & 2 &
C G5|----------0-----|----------0-----|----------------|----------------||1---------------|1---------------|1---------1-----|3---------3-----||------0---------|------0---------|------0---------|------0---------||----2-------2---|----2-------2---|----2-------2---|----0-------0---||3---------------|3---------------|3-------3-------|----------------||--------3-------|--------3-------|----------------|3-------3-------| From a carnie show…
F D7 G5 F G|--1-----2-------|----------------|----------------|----------------||1---------1-----|3---------3-----|------1---------|0---------------||----2-------2---|------0---------|2---------2-----|------2---0-----||--------0-------|----0-------0---|----3-------3---|----0-------0---||----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------||1---------------|3-------3-------|1-------1-------|3-------3-------|
C G5|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------||----------1-----|----------1-----|1-----1---------|3---------3-----||0-----0---------|0-----0---------|--0-------0-----|------0---------||----2-------2---|----2-------2---|----2-------2---|----0-------0---||3---------------|3---------------|3-------3-------|----------------||--------3-------|--------3-------|----------------|3-------3-------|
F D7 G5 F G|--1-----2-------|----------------|----------------|----------------||1---------1-----|3---------3-----|------1---------|0---------0-----||----2-------2---|------0---------|2---------2-----|------2---------||--------0-------|----0-------0---|----3-------3---|----0-------0---||----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------||1---------------|3-------3-------|1-------1-------|3-------3-------|
C G5|----------0-----|----------------|----------------|----------------||1---------------|1---------1-----|1---------1-----|3---------3-----||------0---------|------0---------|------0---------|------0---------||----2-------2---|----2-------2---|----2-------2---|----0-------0---||3---------------|3---------------|3-------3-------|----------------||--------3-------|--------3-------|----------------|3-------3-------|
F D7 G5 F G|--1-----2-------|----------------|----------------|----------------||1---------1-----|3---------3-----|------1---------|0---------0-----||----2-------2---|------0---------|2---------2-----|------2---------||--------0-------|----0-------0---|----3-------3---|----0-------0---||----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------||1---------------|3-------3-------|1-------1-------|3-------3-------|
C G5|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------||----------1-----|----------1-----|1---------1-----|3---------3-----||0-----0---------|0-----0---------|------0---------|------0---------||----2-------2---|----2-------2---|----2-------2---|----0-------0---||3---------------|3---------------|3-------3-------|----------------||--------3-------|--------3-------|----------------|3-------3-------|
F D7 G5 F G|--1-----2-------|----------------|----------------|----------------||1---------1-----|3---------3-----|------1---------|0---------0-----||----2-------2---|------0---------|2---------2-----|------2---------||--------0-------|----0-------0---|----3-------3---|----0-------0---||----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------||1---------------|3-------3-------|1-------1-------|3-------3-------|
C F G5|----------0-----|----------------|------1---------|----------------||1---------------|1---------1-----|--1-------1-----|3-----3---------||------0---------|------0---------|----2-------2---|----------0-----||----2-------2---|----2-------2---|----------------|----0-------0---||3---------------|3---------------|----------------|----------------||--------3-------|--------3-------|1-------1-------|3-------3-------| The black sheep...
C F G*|----------0-----|----------------|----------------|----------------||1-----3---------|----------1-----|----------1-----|--1-------3-----||------------0---|2---------------|2---------------|2-----4---------||----3-----------|------3---------|------3---------|----------------||3-------3-------|----3-------3---|----3-------3---|----3-------5---||----------------|1-------1-------|1-------1-------|1-------3-------|
C F G* C|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------0-----||1---------1-----|----------1-----|----1-------3---|1---------------||------0---------|0-----0---------|2-------4-------|------0---------||----2-------2---|----2-------2---|----------------|----2-------2---||3-------3-------|3-------3-------|----3-------5---|3---------------||----------------|----------------|1-------3-------|--------3-------|
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C G5 From a carnie show and a rodeo F D7 G5 That shared a three day stand F G C A cowboy met a firey carnie queen C G5 In new spring nights amid the lights F D7 G5 Of the painted carnie van F G C They laughed and loved and shared short lived dreams C G5 But the carnie show and the rodeo F D7 G5 Went their separate ways F G C And the carnie season bloomed and soon moved on C G5 And I was born on a winter morn F D7 G5 To the dark eyed carni queen F G C The too late son of something that was gone F G5 The black sheep child that grew up wild C F From the seed the four winds sowed G* C Unwanted son of ice and fire F G* C An orphan of the road C G5 I was still a child when my momma died F D7 G5 From a chill that closed her eyes F G C So I was left to grow up on my own C G5 Without a name too wild to tame F D7 G5 No one cared to try F G C So mostly I was mostly left alone C G5 In dingy bars and cold box cars F D7 G5 Hobo jungle camps F G C I joined the men who drift from town to town C G5 The surging flood of restless blood F D7 G5 Flowed inside my veins F G C I’d never find the time to settle down F G5 The black sheep child that grew up wild C F From the seed the four winds sowed G* C Unwanted son of ice and fire F G* C An orphan of the road C G5 In the misty rain I caught the train F D7 G5 That slowed down through the town F G C And I pulled myself into the box car door C G5 In a passing light in the deep grey night F D7 G5 I saw a still dark form F G C Of an old man lying sick upon the floor C G5 And he said I tried to find her F D7 G5 But they told me she had died F G C And that she’d left an only son behind C G5 And I tried to find him but I never did F D7 G5 And I know I could rest in peace F G C If I could just see him once before I died C G5 I found a match and I quickly scratched it F D7 G5 Into flickering flame F G C Then I held it close and I gently raised his head C G5 My mother sir I said of her F D7 G5 I have her same dark eyes F G C He smiled a cowboy smile and then was dead F G5 The black sheep child that grew up wild C F From the seed the four winds sowed G* C Unwanted son of ic and fire F G* C An orphan of the road
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