East Bound Freight Train
Written by Louis "Grandpa" Jones
Chord-chart by Lynn Lewis

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|C / G / |C / / / | I never was so lonesome for my home town, C / G / |C / C7 / Seems I never was so far a-way, |F / / / |C / A / Now I can hear the freight train a-blowing, D / / / |G / / I'll be gone be-fore the break of day. / |C / G / |C / / / I guess I'll have to quit my daily ramb-ling, |F / / / |E / / / | To-night I'm gonna start my journey back, F / / / |C / A / | Sitting on the top of an old box car, D / G / |C / / / | Sailing down that silvery stream of track.

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C / / / |F / / / / | East bound freight train, east bound freight train, C / / / |G / / / | Take me home a - gain, C / / / |F / / / | East bound freight train, east bound freight train, C / G / |C / / / | Let me stay 'til the end.

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Now I'll never stray from my home town, Never leave again to roam, I know that I was born to wander, But I'm just gonna stick around my home. Now I see the black smoke a-rolling, Out on that old smoke stack, I'm sitting on the top of an old box car, Sailing down that silvery stream of track.

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