Old Crow Medicine Show – Poor Man tab

Play with a steady 4/4 metre.
Pick / Strum as follows:

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It follows this pattern through the solos and the verses, with minor variations. INTRO: A - - - | A - - - | D - - - | D - A - | A - - - | E - - - | E - - - | A - - - || A Hush up, honey, don’t you cry D A Things are gonna get better in the by-and-by E And there ain’t a thing for a poor man A In this world A Work through the winter, work through the spring D A Yeah plant my corn and taters and then it wouldn't rain E And there ain’t a thing for a poor man A In this world VIOLIN SOLO A - - - | A - - - | D - - - | D - A - | A - - - | E - - - | E - - - | A - - - || A Now I got down on my knees Lord I thought I’d pray D Along come a great big flood A Washed everything away E And there ain’t a thing for a poor man A In this world A Work through the winter, Lord, work through this fall D A All I got for Christmas was a pair of overalls E And there ain’t a thing for a poor man A In this world VIOLIN SOLO A - - - | A - - - | D - - - | D - A - | A - - - | E - - - | E - - - | A - - - || A Well I got down on my knees Looked up to the sky D A All I can think of is to ask the good Lord why E And there ain’t a thing for a poor man E In this world A Well hush up, honey, Lord don’t get down D A You know that I love you every way around E And there ain’t a thing for a poor man A In this world VIOLIN SOLO A - - - | A - - - | D - - - | D - A - || A E And there ain’t a thing for a poor man N/C A In this world FINAL CHORD: A Play with pity for the poor man. Enjoy! Peace, Lukewa
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