GALLOWS POLE

6 5 4 3 2 1
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riff
Hangman, Hangman, hold it a little while
I think I see my friends comin' 

G       D    riff
ridin a-many mile

Friends you get some silver, you get a little gold
what did you bring me, my dear friends

   G             D       riff
to keep me from the gallows pole

what did you bring me 

   G             D       riff
to keep me from the gallows pole

I couldn't get no silver 
I couldn't get no gold
you know that we're too damn poor

 G                D       riff
to keep me from the gallows pole

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Hangman, Hangman, hold it a little while
A         D      G    
I think I see my brother comin'

G       D    G A  G A  G A  G A
ridin a many mile

Brother you get me some silver, get a little gold
what did you bring me, my brother

   G                D       G A  G A
to keep me from the gallows pole


brother I brought you some silver 
I brought a little gold
I brought a little of everything 

 G                D        G A  G A
to keep me from the gallows pole

   C       D
Yes I brought you 

   G                D        G A  G A
to keep you from the gallows pole

A     D G D       A         D      G
Hangman, Hangman, turn your head a while
A         D      G    
I think I see my sister comin' 

G       D    G A  G A  G A  G A
ridin many a mile mile  mile mile

Sister I emplore you take him by the hand
take him to some shady palace and 

G              D           A  G A  G A  G A
save him from the wrath of this man
please take him

G              D       A  G A  G A  G A
save him from the wrath of this mad man

A     D G D       A         D      G
Hangman, Hangman, on your face a smile
A       D        G    
tell me that I'm free to ride 
G        D    G A  G A  G A  G A
ride for many mile mile mile

uh you've got a fine sister
she want my blood to boil
she want my blood to boil in her
G                    D       G A  G A  G A  G A
to keep you from the gallows pole pole pole pole

Your brother brought me silver
and your sister want my soul
but now I laugh oh so hard
G                    D       G A  G A  G A  G A
she's swinging on the gallows pole, yeah

but now I laugh oh so hard
G                    D       G A  G A  G A  G A
she's swinging on the gallows pole pole pole
	
swinging on the gallows pole

swinging on the gallows pole

swinging on the gallows pole pole pole pole pole pole pole


Guitar Solo
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