Home » W » Woody Guthrie »

Woody Guthrie - Gypsy Davy Chords

Artists:  A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z # 

Gypsy Davy Chords

(ver. 2) Click to play this song!
Woody Guthrie

Verse 1
It was late last night when the boss come home

He's askin' about his lady
The only answer he received, "she's gone with the
      C       G7                  C
Gypsy Davy, gone with the gypsy Dave"

Verse 2
"go saddle for me my buckskin' horse

And a hundred dollars saddle
Point out to me their wagon tracks
      C                 G7                  C
And after them I'll travel, after them I'll ride"

Verse 3
Well, I had not rode 'til the midnight moon

When I saw the campfire gleaming
I heard the notes of the big guitar
      C                   G7                             C
And the voice of the gypsy singin' That song of the gypsy Dave

Verse 3
There in the light of the camping fire

I saw her fair face beaming
Her heart in tune with the big guitar
      C                      G7                           C
And the voice of the gypsy singing That song of the gypsy Dave

Verse 4
Have you forsaken your house and home

Have you forsaken your baby
Have you forsaken your husband dear
      C              G7                          C  
To go to the gypsy Davey And sing with the gypsy Dave That 
song of the gypsy Dave

Verse 5
Yes, I've forsaken my husband dear

To go with the gypsy Davy
And I've forsaken my mansion high
      C               G7                    C
But not my blue-eyed baby Not my blue-eyed babe

Verse 6
She smiled to leave her husband dear

And go with the Gypsy Davy
But the tears come a-tricklin' down her cheeks
      C                    G7                          C
To think of the blue-eyed baby Pretty little blue-eyed babe

Verse 7
Take off take off your buskin'gloves

Made of spanish leather
Give to me your lily-white hand
      C                  G7                         C
We'll ride back home together And we'll ride home again

Verse 8
No, I won't take off my buskin' gloves

They're made of Spanish leather
I'll go my way from day to day
      C                   G7                          C
And sing with the gypsy Davy That song of the gypsy Dave
                             G7                        C
That song of the gypsy Davey That song of the gypsy Dave
Submit corrections

↑ Back to top | Tablatures and chords for acoustic guitar and electric guitar, ukulele, drums are parodies/interpretations of the original songs. You may use it for private study, scholarship, research or language learning purposes only