Working Man Blues
Difficulty: Novice / Version: 1
Tranpose
[Intro]

A7 (8 bars)

[Verse 1]

A
It's a big job just gettin' by with 9 kids and a wife

I been a workin' man dang near all my life
D7
I'll be working
A
long as my two hands are fit to use
     E7
I'll drink my beer in a tavern,
D7      A
sing a little bit of these working man blues


[Verse 2]
(same as verse 1)

I keep my nose on the grindstone, I work hard every day
might get a little tired on the weekend, after I draw my pay
but I'll go back workin,
come Monday morning I'm right back with the crew
I'll drink a little beer that evening,
sing a little bit of these working man blues


[Verse 3]
(same as verse 1)

Hey hey, the working man, the working man like me
I ain't never been on welfare, that's one place I won't be
cause I'll be working
long as my two hands are fit to use
I drink a little beer in a tavern
sing a little bit of these working man blues

[Solo]
(one verse)


[Verse 4]
(same as verse 1)

Sometimes I think about leaving, do a little bummin around
I wanna throw my bills out the window catch a train to another town
but I go back working
I gotta buy my kids a brand new pair of shoes
yeah drink a little beer in a tavern,
cry a little bit of these working man blues

[Verse 3]
(same as verse 1)

yeah drink a little beer in a tavern,
cry a little bit of these working man blues