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Lynyrd Skynyrd - Railroad Song Tabs

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Railroad Song Tabs

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Lynyrd Skynyrd
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These Are The Rhythm Guitar Parts, ill show the order below.
   G  riff      C  riff      A riff       D riff

  Lead Riff 1
   Lead Riff 2

Lyrics and chord/guitar arrangement 

intro: G riff 12 times

Verse 1
G riff 4X
Jumped off the box car down around Tennessee

G riff 4X
I was cold tired n dirty hungry as I could be

C riff 4X
but I had my guitar and a hundred railroad songs

G riff 4X
so I asked the police man if “can I stay here long” he said

A riff 1X   C riff 1X        D riff 2X
Mr. Hobo   you gota go now, don’t want you around

C riff 4X
see Im tryin’ to build me a respectable town

C riff 4x
and we don’t nee-ee-eed a hobo like you hangin around

back to G riff

Verse 2
G riff 4X
So I left that town lord had my guitar in my hand
G riff 4X
still cold, tired    kinda mad at the man  but this

C riff 4X
life I chose to live, sometimes its strange see im 

G riff 4X
tryin to learn about the old music by ridin’ a train well

A riff 1X   C riff 1X     D riff 2X
im a hobo   I know but   that’s a price ill pay

C riff 4X
I guess ill write me another song while im on my way

C riff 4X
imma catch me another train this is what I say 

G riff 4X
“mr. Chooooo-choo train”     take me away

Lead Riff1 2X

G riff 4X
“Chooooo-choo train”

Lead Riff1 2X

(chord progression same as above)
well imma ride this train lord untill I find out
what jimmy roggers and hagg was all about see I
play this rock n roll n I think that’s fine but I
id like to go back, a little further in time well
Im a hobo, I know and that’s the price ill pay
Guess ill write me another song while im on my way
im’ll catch me a freight train this is what ill say
“mr. chooo-choo train”

Lead Riff1 2X 

“Chooooo-choo Train”
Lead Riff1 2X 
lead Riff2 1X

Slow it all down in G and wrap it up

Fly on proud bird you're free at last
C. Daniels
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