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2:19 Blues

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{Refrain}
Goin’ down to the river gonna take along my
rockin’ chair, and if the blues don’t get me
Gonna rock, gonna rock away from here.

/ C E7 / F D / CA7 D7 G7 /

I’m gonna lay my head down on some lonesome
railroad line and let the 2:19
Come a-long, ‘s’gonna pacify my mind

/ C E7 / F D / CA7 D7 G7 C /

{Refrain}

I keep movin’ on down this railroad line,
I got a heavy load, I got a worried mind,
Tryin’ to find some place to settle down.

/ C E7 / F D / C A7 D7 G7 /

Well there’s just one thing I’d like to know
and that’s where in the world can a poor man go
When he’s tired of travelin’ round from town to town.

/ C E7 / F D / CA7 D7 G7 C G7 /

{Refrain}

Well they arrested me in a town down South,
I had empty pockets, I was down in the mouth
They locked me up and threw away the key.

I had bad food and a dirty cell,
so I hit that guard and I ran like hell,
Sheriff he’s still askin’ round about me.

{Refrain}

I’m gonna lay my head down on some lonesome railroad line
and let the 2:19 Come a-long,
‘s’gonna pacify my mind
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