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Hitchhiker lyrics and chords

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Hitchhiker lyrics and chords are intended for your personal use only, it's a very good country song written and recorded by Tom T. Hall.

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Hitchhiker
Written and recorded by Tom T. Hall

G C G
I don't know why it is every time I take a trip
D7 G
It's always rainin' somewhere down the line
C G
This particular night it was in Prestonsburg Kentucky
C D7 G
I stopped to give a country boy a ride

C G
I saw him runnin' toward the car he carried an old suitcase
D7 G
A cigarette was dangling from his lips
C G
He threw the suitcase in the back and as he got inside
C D7 G
He said I'm sorry but I'm awful wet

C G
I said where are you headed kid and he said to Louisville
D7 G
Said he had an uncle there who ran a store
C G
Said his daddy died three weeks ago and they didn't own the place
C D7 G
And they said he couldn't live there anymore

C G
He said his education was that he could read and write
D7 G
He quit school the time his dad got hurt
C G
Ain't much goes on in Prestonsburg when he was seventeen
C D7 G
And he had to go someplace to find some work

C G
He talked about the girl whose father had a lotta money
D7 G
He said he'd send and get her if he could
C G
His daddy taught him all there was about tobacco farmin'
C D7 G
And he said he played the banjo pretty good

C G
We stopped to get a sandwich and the waitress brought the menu
D7 G
And I noticed that he read the prices first
C G
He ordered him a hotdog with a lot of table ketchup
C D7 G
And water seemed to satisfy his thirst
C G
Well it took a while but I insisted that I pay the ticket
D7 G
Excused myself and went out to the car
C G
He came out and got in the car and he handed me a quarter
C D7 G
He said you left this layin' on the bar

C G
I dropped him off in Lexington and drove down to Bowling Green
D7 G
And I thought boy you'll never make without help
C G
And then I got to thinkin' about the days when I was younger
C D7 G
And I started out the same darn way myself

C G
I don't know why it is every time I take a trip
D7 G
It's always rainin' somewhere down the line

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