Johnny Cash – Big River tab ver. 2

Big River:Johnny Cash.
#14 on the Pop Charts in 1958.

           (Capo 1st fret.)

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#1. E Now I taught the weeping willow how to cry. B And I showed the clouds how to cover up a clear blue sky. E And the tears that I cried for that woman are gonna A flood you Big River. E B E E G E Then I'm gonna sit right here until I die. #2. E I met her accidentally in St. Paul, Minnesota. B And it tore me up every time I heard her drawl, Southern drawl. E A Then I heard my dream was back downstream, cav..ortin' in Davenport, E B E E G E and I followed you, Big River, when you called. (INTERLUDE:)
#3. E Then you took me to St. Louis, later on down the river. B A freighter said she's been here but she's gone, boy, she's gone. E A I found her trail in Memphis, but she just walked up the block. E B E E G E She raised a few eyebrows and then she went on down alone. #4. E Now, won't you batten down by Baton Rouge, River Queen, roll it on. B Take that woman on down to New Orleans, New Orleans. E A Go on, I've had enough..dump my blues down in the Gulf. E B E E G E E G E She loves you, Big River, more than me. A fifties smash from Kraziekhat.
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