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Nitty Gritty Dirt Band – Mr Bojangles chords
-There were no really good tabs so I made my own. Capo on 5th fretLick: ------- | C G/B Am ------- | ------- | ------- | x2 ---0-2- | -3----- |C G/B Am (Lick)I knew a man Bojangles and he'd dance for youF G (Lick)In worn out shoesC G/B Am (Lick) With silver hair, a ragged shirt, and baggy pantsF G The old soft shoeF Em Am He jumped so high, jumped so highD7 G7 Then he lightly touched downC G/B Am (Lick)I met him in a cell in New Orleans I wasF G (Lick)down and outC G/B Am (Lick) He looked to me to be the eyes of ageF G (Lick) as he spoke right outF Em Am D7He talked of life, talked of life, he laughedG7 (Lick)clicked his heels and steppedC G/B Am (Lick)He said his name "Bojangles" and he danced a lickF G (Lick)across the cellC G/B Am (Lick)He grabbed his pants and spread his stance,Oh he jumped so highF G (Lick) and then he clicked his heelsF Em AmHe let go a laugh, let go a laughD7 G7 and shook back his clothes all aroundAm G Am GMr. Bojangles, Mr. BojanglesAm G C G/B Am (Lick) Mr. Bojangles, danceHe danced for those at minstrel shows and county fairs throughout the south He spoke through tears of 15 years how his dog and him traveled about The dog up and died, he up and died And after 20 years he still grieves He said I dance now at every chance in honky tonks for drinks and tips But most the time I spend behind these county bars 'cause I drinks a bit He shook his head, and as he shook his head I heard someone ask him please Mr. Bojangles, Mr. Bojangles Mr. Bojangles, dance..