Johnny Cash - Oney chords version 1

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Intro:

G I dedicate this song to the workin' man. For ev'ry man that puts in
Eight or ten hard hours a day of workin', toil and sweat. He's always got somebody lookin' down his neck, Tryin' to get more out of him than he really oughta have to put in.
GAfter twenty-nine long years of workin' in this shop
AWith Oney standin' over me,
D7To-day when that old whistle blows
GI'll check in all my gear and I'll retire.
The superintendent just dropped by and said they had planned
AMy little get-to-gether.
D7
GThen he said I'd never made it if old Oney hadn't held me to the fire.
GI've seen him in my dreams at night
AAnd woke up in the mornin' feelin' tired.
D7And old Oney don't remember when I came here
GHow he tried to get me fired.
With his folded hands behind him,
AEv'ry mornin' Oney waited at the gate,
D7Where he'd rant and rave like I committed murder
G AClockin' in five minutes late.
ABut today they'll gather 'round me
B7Like I've seen 'em do when a man re-tires.
E7Then old Oney's gonna tell me from now on
AI'm free to do what I desire.
He'll present me with that little old gold watch
B7They give a man at times like this.
E7But there's one thing he's not countin' on:
A CToday's the day I give old Oney his.
CI been workin' buildin' muscles;
D7Oney's just been standin' 'round a gettin' soft.
G7And to-day about 4:30 I'll make up
CFor ev'ry good night sleep I've lost.
When I'm gone, I'll be remembered as
D7A workin' man that put his point a-cross.
G7With a right hand full of knuckles,
C'Cause today I show old Oney who's the boss.
CMm, what time is it? 4:30?
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