I Took My Gal A-walking
Written by Charlie Poole
Chord-chart by Lynn Lewis

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D / / / |D A D / | I took my gal a-walking - it was on one Saturday night, D / / / |E / A / | I took my gal a-walking - the moon was shining bright, G / D / |E / A / | I asked her if she’d kiss me - and this is what she said, D / G / |D A D / | She said she would not kiss me - so I kissed her instead.

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D / / / |E / / / | I ain’t got no-bo-dy, I’m as blue as can be, A / / / |D / / / | I ain’t got no-bo-dy to make a big fuss of me, D / / / |E / / / | If I don’t get somebo-dy I’m going back to the farm, A / / / |D / / / | Feed the cows and chickens - and won’t give a golly gosh darn.

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I took my gal a-walking, it was on one Saturday night, I took my gal a-walking, the moon was shining bright, I asked her if she’d marry me and this is what she said, She said she would not marry me if the rest of the world was dead.

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Last night I went to see her as happy as could be, Tonight she's with another, she cares no more for me, So here's a jug of whiskey, so sparkling and so clear, It's not as sweet as a young maid's kiss but a darn sight more sincere.

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