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Black Water

  		     Transcription by: Robert Andersen  
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     NOTE:    = accent this note, h = hammer on, p = pull off, b = bend         
      
      
     INTRODUCTION {play this phrase 4 times, with slight variations} 
      
       Am7             D 

      
     VERSE #1: 
      
     D       Am7        D               Am7         D  
     Well, I built me a raft and she's ready for floatin' 
      
     Am7        D           Am7           D  
     ol' Mississippi, she's callin' my name 
      
     Am7          D           Am7          D  
     Catfish are jumpin' that paddle wheel thumpin' 
      
     Am7            D           Am7         D 
     Black water keeps rollin' on past just the same 
      
      
     CHORUS:  
      
     G 
     Old black water, keep on rollin'    
      
     Bb                                            G  
     Mississippi moon won't you keep on shinin' on me? 
                                                   Old black water, 
                                                   keep on rollin' 
      
     Bb                                            G  
     Mississippi moon won't you keep on shinin' on me? 
                                                   Old black water, 
                                                   keep on rollin' 
      
     Bb                                            A  '  '  Em7  
     Mississippi moon won't you keep on shinin' on me? 
      
                   A            Em7               A     Em7 
     Yeah, keep on shinin' your light, gonna make every thing 
      
                        A                 Em7 
     Pretty mama, gonna make everything all right 
      
           D            Am7              D           Am7      A     Em7 
     And I ain't got no worries 'cause I ain't in no hurry at all 
      
 
      
     VERSE #2 
      
     D           Am7                D               Am7              D  
     Well, if it rains, I don't care, don't make no difference to me 
      
                    Am7               D            Am7   D 
     Just take that street car that's goin' up town        Yeah, I'd like to 
      
     Am7             D             Am7           D  
     hear some funky Dixieland and dance a honky tonk, and I'll be 
      
     Am7                    D        Am7      D  
     buyin' everybody drinks all roun'------- 
      
      
     CHORUS, followed by guitar/fiddle solos, then: 
      
      
     ENDING {1: with music, 2/3: a capella, then with music, repeat and fade}: 
      
      
     D           Am7             D                 Am7              
     I'd like to hear some funky Dixieland, pretty momma come and take me 
      
     D                     Am7                      D 
     by the hand,  by  the hand,     take me by the hand, 
                (I want to honky-tonk)       (honky-tonk) 
      
                            Am7                     D 
     pretty momma, come and dance with your daddy all night long, I'd like to... 
           (honky-tonk)                 (with you all night long)
	  

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