The Old Man Down the Road

 (12 measures of Em) 
He take-a thunder from the mountain 
He take-a lightnin' from the sky 
He bring the strong man to his beggin' knees 
He make the young girl's mama cry 

You got to hidey-hide 
You got to jump and run 
You got to hidey-hidey-hide 
    C       B7            Em 
The old man   is down the road 
Verse 2: 
He got the voices speakin' riddles 
He got eyes as black as coal 
He got a suitcase covered with rattlesnake hide 
And he stands right in the road 
(chorus, with "away" added to end of 2nd line) 
Verse 3: 
He make the river call your lover 
He make the barking of the hound 
Put a shadow 'cross the window 
When the old man comes around 
(chorus; this time, add "again" to end of 2nd line 
   and sing 4th line twice) 
(play Em continuously and fade) 
Contribuição: Robinson Soares Raffo([email protected]) 

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