• Song:

    Big Rock Candy Mountain

  • Artist:

    Harry Mcclintock

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Tabbed By: ampr8slayer
Email: ampr8slayer@gmail.com
Standard Tuning (e b g d a e)

        C (x32010@1)        G (320003@1)        Fe|------0----------3----------1---------------------------------------------| (133211@1)B|------1----------0----------1---------------------------------------------|

The intro goes something like this:


C (x32010@1)               
One evening as the sun went down
         F (133211@1)               CAnd (x32010@1)the jungle fires were burning,
          CDown (x32010@1)the track came a hobo hiking,
        F (133211@1)                   CAnd (x32010@1)he said, "Boys, I'm not turning
      F (133211@1)         C (x32010@1)         F (133211@1)  CI'm (x32010@1)headed for a land that's far away
  C (x32010@1)                GBesides (320003@1)the crystal fountains
     CSo (x32010@1)come with me, we'll go and see
     F (133211@1)             CThe (x32010@1)Big Rock Candy Mountains

CIn (x32010@1)the Big Rock Candy Mountains,
           F (133211@1)                  CThere's (x32010@1)a land that's fair and bright,
            F (133211@1)             CWhere (x32010@1)the handouts grow on bushes
                          GAnd (320003@1)you sleep out every night.
            CWhere (x32010@1)the boxcars all are empty
         F (133211@1)              CAnd (x32010@1)the sun shines every day
         F (133211@1)           CAnd (x32010@1)the birds and the bees
          F (133211@1)        CAnd (x32010@1)the cigarette trees
     F (133211@1)        CThe (x32010@1)lemonade springs
            F (133211@1)      CWhere (x32010@1)the bluebird sings
        G (320003@1)             CIn (x32010@1)the Big Rock Candy Mountains.

CIn (x32010@1)the Big Rock Candy Mountains
         F (133211@1)              CAll (x32010@1)the cops have wooden legs
         F (133211@1)                CAnd (x32010@1)the bulldogs all have rubber teeth
                              GAnd (320003@1)the hens lay soft-boiled eggs
      CThe (x32010@1)farmers' trees are full of fruit
          F (133211@1)              CAnd (x32010@1)the barns are full of hay 
        F (133211@1)     COh (x32010@1)I'm bound to go
             F (133211@1)      CWhere (x32010@1)there ain't no snow
            F (133211@1)       CWhere (x32010@1)the rain don't fall
     F (133211@1)         CThe (x32010@1)winds don't blow
        G (320003@1)             CIn (x32010@1)the Big Rock Candy Mountains.

C (x32010@1)    
In the Big Rock Candy Mountains
      F (133211@1)               CYou (x32010@1)never change your socks
         F (133211@1)                CAnd (x32010@1)the little streams of alcohol
                          GCome (320003@1)trickling down the rocks
      C (x32010@1)                      
The brakemen have to tip their hats 
          F (133211@1)               CAnd (x32010@1)the railway bulls are blind
           F (133211@1)     CThere's (x32010@1)a lake of stew
         F (133211@1)    CAnd (x32010@1)of whiskey too
         F (133211@1)        CYou (x32010@1)can paddle all around it
      F (133211@1)  CIn (x32010@1)a big canoe
        G (320003@1)             CIn (x32010@1)the Big Rock Candy Mountains

CIn (x32010@1)the Big Rock Candy Mountains,
     F (133211@1)               CThe (x32010@1)jails are made of tin.
     F (133211@1)                CAnd (x32010@1)you can walk right out again,
                   GAs (320003@1)soon as you are in.
       CThere (x32010@1)ain't no short-handled shovels,
    F (133211@1)             CNo (x32010@1)axes, saws nor picks,
     F (133211@1)      CI'm (x32010@1)bound to stay
           F (133211@1)       CWhere (x32010@1)you sleep all day,
            F (133211@1)      CWhere (x32010@1)they hung the jerk
       F (133211@1)     CThat (x32010@1)invented work
        G (320003@1)              CIn (x32010@1)the Big Rock Candy Mountains.

*same chords for whistling*

F (133211@1)     C (x32010@1)       F (133211@1)   CI'll (x32010@1)see you all this coming fall
        G (320003@1)             CIn (x32010@1)the Big Rock Candy Mountains
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