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Johnny Cash - Austin Prison (Chord)
Submitter: twizzle05 (110) on 2/27/05
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Austin Prison--Johnny Cash
written by Johnny Cash

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Capo II

INTRO: G  Cadd9  G (2x)

G                          C                G
They had a warrant out for me all over the country
                               Cadd9   D
And I was tryin to beat two raps in Idaho
      G                                  C     
I was breakin into a schoolhouse Sunday mornin without warnin
        G                           D          C    G
When I saw the Sheriff comin for me slow from down below

                           C               G
His steel gray eyes were blazin when he saw me
                                Cadd9  D
His hand was on his gun when he rolled up
     G                                     C
He said you killed that woman, I know you shot her why'd you do it
    G                             D    C       G
I'm takin you to Austin and I'm gonna lock you up

                        C                  G
Well he tied me with a plow line the next mornin
                              Cadd9  D
And he had me deep in Texas the next day
  G                               C
A crazy screamin lynch mob waited in the streets of Austin
        G                              D        C   G
But he put me in the jailhouse and he threw the key away

G  Cadd9  G

               C              G
A jury found guilty 3 months later
                          Cadd9   D
12 evil men with murder in their eyes
      G                             C
They even took me out and said now show us where you killed her
         G                                D       C     G 
And that wicked judge said now I hereby sentence you to die

                  C                 G
But here I am far away from Austin prison (whoo-hoo-hoo)
                           Cadd9 D
My friend the jailer handed me a file
     G                                     C
Now all I want between me and there are a lot of friendly people
    G                                        D        C         G
And miles and miles and miles and miles and miles and miles and miles


 
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