Intro: G (Verse 1) G Come all you rounders if you wanna hear, C D7 The story about a brave engineer. G Casey Jones was the roller's name, D7 G On a 68 wheeler course he rode to fame. (Verse 2) G Caller called Casey bout half past four, C D7 He kissed his wife at the station door. G He climbed in the cabin with his orders in his hand, D7 G Said this is the trip to the Promised Land.(Verse 3) G Through South Memphis Yards on a fly, C D7 Rain been a falling and the water was high. G Everybody knew by the engine's moan, D7 G That the man at the throttle was Casey Jones. (Verse 4) G Well Jones said fireman now don't you fret, C D7 Sam Webb said "We ain't a giving up yet, G We're eight hours late with the southbound mail, D7 G We'll be on time or we're leaving the rails." (Chorus) (Verse 5) G Dead on the rail was a passenger train, C D7 Blood was a boiling in Casey's brain. G Casey said "Hey now look out ahead, D7 G Jump Sam jump or we'll all be dead." (Verse 6) G With a hand on a whistle and a hand on a brake, C D7 North Mississippi was wide awake. G I see railroad official said, D7 G "He's a good engineer to be a lying dead." (Chorus) (Verse 7) G Headaches and heartaches and all kinds of pain, C D7 All the part of a railroad train. G Sweat and toil the good and the grand, D7 G Are part of the life of a railroad man. (Chorus)D Casey Jones, climbed in the cabin, G D Casey Jones, orders in his hand, G D Casey Jones, leaning out the window, G D G Making a trip to the Promised Land.