Tobacco Road
John D. Loudermilk
Chord-chart by Lynn Lewis

(G)

Transpose


intro.

|G / / / |/ / / / |/ - - F |G - - F|

1.

|G / / F |G / / F | - I was born - - in a trunk, G / / F |G / / F | - Mama died and my daddy got drunk, G / / F |G / / F | - Left me here to - die or grow, G / / / |/ / |/ / / / |/ / / F | - In the middle of To-bac-co Road.

2.

Grew up in a rusty shack, All I owned was hanging on my back, Only lord knows how I loved, This place called Tobacco Road.

chorus 1:

|C / / / |/ / / / But it's home, |C / / / |G / / /|/ / / /| The only life I've ever known, |G / / /|C / / / |/ / / But the lord - knows I love, / |* Tobacco Road.

bridge:

*G / / / |/ / / / |/ - - F |G - - F|

3.

Gonna leave, get a job, With the help and the grace of G-d, Save my money, get rich enough, Bring it back to Tobacco Road.

4.

Bring dynamite and a crane, Blow it up and start all over again, Build a town be proud to show, Keep the name Tobacco Road.

chorus 2:

'cause it's home, The only life I've ever known, I despise you 'cause you're filthy, But I love you 'cause you're home.

coda:

*G / / / |/ / / / |G - - -|


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