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lyrics and chords are intended for your personal use only, it's a very
good country song written and recorded by Merle Haggard.
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Kern River Blues Written and recorded by Merle Haggard
C G7 C Well I’m leaving town tomorrow getting’ my breakfast in the sky F C Well I’m leavin’ in the early morning eat my breakfast in the sky G7 C Be a donut on a paper drink my coffee on the fly
G7 C Cause I’m flyin’ out on jet plane gonna leave this town behind F C I’m flyin’ out on jet plane gonna leave this town behind G7 C They done moved the city limits out by the county line
G7 C Put my head up to the window watched the city fade away F C Put my head close to the window watch Oildale fade away G7 C Now the blues back in the 30’s just like the blues today
G7 C There used to be a river here runnin’ deep and wide F C Well they used to have Kern River runnin’ deep and wide G7 C Then somebody stole the water another politician lied
G7 C When you close down all the honky tonks the city died at night F C When you close down all the honky tonks the city died at night G7 C When it hurt somebody’s feelings well the wrong ain’t never right
G7 C Well I’m leavin’ town forever kiss an old boxcar goodbye F C Well I’m leavin’ town forever kiss an old boxcar goodbye G7 C I dumped my blues out in the river before Kern River’s dry
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