Johnny Cash - Folsom Prison Blues Chords & Tabs


Folsom Prison Blues Chords & Tabs

Johnny Cash Chords & Tabs

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Folsom Prison Blues Chords

I hear the train a comin', it's rolling round the bend
and I ain't seen the sunshine since I don't know when,
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I'm stuck in Folsom prison, and time keeps draggin' on
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but that train keeps a rollin' on down to San Anton..

When I was just a baby my mama told me. Son,
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always be a good boy, don't ever play with guns.
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But I shot a man in Reno just to watch him die
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when I hear that whistle blowing I hang my head and cry..

I bet there's rich folks eating in a fancy dining car
they're probably drinkin' coffee and smoking big cigars.
Well I know I had it coming, I know I can't be free
but those people keep a movin'
and that's what tortures me...

Well if they'd free me from this prison,
if that railroad train was mine
I bet I'd move just a little further down the line
far from Folsom prison, that's where I want to stay
and I'd let that lonesome whistle blow my blues away.....

By: Rauer