Leadbelly - Where Did You Sleep Last Night?(original) Chords & Tabs

 

Where Did You Sleep Last Night?(original) Chords & Tabs

Leadbelly Chords & Tabs

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Where Did You Sleep Last Night?(original) Chords

   
I know there are lots of versions already tabbed but these are the original lyrics ..well as best you'll get
i listened to the leadbelly (aka huey/huddy leadbetter) version for long enough to figure them out
the changes are small but make the differance as its quite repetative
the schords are just the ones i play as there are so many variations which sound okay


Em                     Am      G
Black girl black girl don't lie to me/

B7                               Em
Tell me where did you sleep last night?(come on tell me baby)

Em                                     Am              G
In the pines, in the pines where the sun don't ever shine/

B7                           Em
I'll shiver the whole night through/
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/l/leadbelly/where_did_you_sleep_last_nightoriginal_crd.html ]
Black girl black girl, where will you go,
I'm going where the cold wind blows.(where's that at baby?)
In the pines, in the pines, 
Where the sun don't ever shine,
I will shiver the whole night through.

Black girl, black girl don't you lie to me,
tell me where did you sleep last night?(come on and tell me something about it)
In the pines, in the pines, 
Where the sun don't ever shine,
I will shiver the whole night through.(shiver for me now)
Play verse w/ no singing

(what happened down there?)
My husband was a railroad man
Still a mile and a half from here.(what happened to him?)
His head was found in the driving wheel,
and his body heaven never been found.

black girl black ,where will you go?
im going where the cold wind blows
you call me the east and you call me the moon
you (could not distinguish last line)
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