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Kingston Trio – Greenback Dollar tab
Words and music Hoyt Axton and Ken Ramsey 1962 and 1963 Play muted bass strings only, except in chorus. (4 bar introduction) Em G Some people say I'm a no count, C G Others say I'm no good, Gm but I'm just a natural born traveling man, D Em doin' what I think I should, O yeah, D Em Doin' what I think I should. Chorus: G C G C And I don't give a damn about a greenback - a dollar G C G C Spend it fast as a can. G C G C For a wailin' song a good gui-tar D7 Em The only thing that I under-stand, O boy D7 Em The only thing that I under-stand (Last Time Only) D7 Em The only thing that I under-stand, O boy D7 Em The only thing that I under-stand 2nd Verse Em G When I was a little baby Em G My Mama said, "Hey Son, Gm Travel where you will and grow to be a man, D Em and sing what must be sung, O boy D Em Sing what must be sung". (Repeat Chorus) 3rd verse Em G Now that I'm a grown man, Em G I've traveled here and there, Gm I've learned that a bottle of brandy and a song, D Em the only ones who ever care, O boy, D Em the only ones who ever care. (Repeat 1st verse and Chorus)