Steve Martin – Yellow-backed Fly chords

Chords:
Left handed
Transpose:
Yellow-Backed Fly
Steve Martin & Graham Sharp, Steep Canyon Rangers

Capo 3 – Standard Tuning

D A D ACarolina time, grab the fishing line
D A D AGonna get old Jim with the yellow-backed fly
G D G DBought it in a store, paid a little more
A D G AGonna catch that fish with the yellow-backed fly
D A D ATried it last year with a lit firefly
D A D ALaid it on the water with a perfect bullseye
G D G DJim made a splash, gone in a flash
A D G ABeneath the water I heard him laugh
Chorus 1
D G DI go at six a.m., qui-et as a hymn
AGonna catch old Jim with the yellow-backed fly
D G DGonna catch him wry, Gon-na catch him quick
C D Take him by surprise at the bottom of the crick
C D C D C D C D C D
D A D AHe lives beneath a rock, underneath the shade
D A D AI will have him made with the yellow-backed fly
G D G DHere I am at last, lying in the grass,
A D G AA quiet little cast with the yellow-backed fly
Chorus 2
D G DFelt a little tug, ole Jim had bit the bug
A Then I let him run with the yellow-backed fly
D G D Jumped up on the land, spit it in my hand
C D He said, "nice try with the yellow-backed fly"
D A D AThen he swam away, I gave him a farewell
D A D ANow I'm going home with a story to tell
G D G DI put the truck in gear, I'll be back next year
A D G AGonna make a fly with a hypno...tizing eye
Chorus 3 (2X)
D G DI go at six a.m., quiet as a hymn
AGonna catch old Jim with the yellow-backed fly
D G DTwenty inches long, measured with a stick
C D He's old Jim, but to me he's Moby Dick
C D C D C (repeat only) C D G C D END
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