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Waiting for a Train recorded by Johnny Cash written by Jimmie Rodgers
G7 C C7
F Fm C All around the water tank waiting for a train
G7 A thousand miles away from home sleeping in the rain
Fm C I walked up to a brakeman just to give him a line of talk
G7 He said if you've got money I'll see that you don't walk C
F E7 Well I haven't got a nickel not a penny can I show
G7 C He said get off you railroad bum and he slammed the boxcar door G7
C C7 F
Fm C Well he put me off in Texas a place I dearly love
G7 The wide open spaces all around me the moon and stars above C
Fm C Nobody seems to want me nor to lend me a helping hand
D7 G7 I'm on my way from Frisco heading back to Dixie Land C
G7 C C7
E7 My pocketbook is empty my heart is willed with pain
G7 C I'm a thousand miles away from home just waiting for a train
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old song goes way back to the man that started "real" country music,
"The Singing Brakeman" Jimmie Rodgers. It has been recorded by many
artists including Johnny Cash, Hank Snow, Stonewall Jackson, Jim
Reeves, the list goes on and on. It takes a little practice to get the
timing down, but the chords are simple, just a lot of them. Copy Waiting for a Train lyrics and chords so you can began to practice this great classic.