Intro: Em B Em Now there's a singer everyone has heard Em At night he turns into a mocking bird B If I whistle in the dark he'll do that too. Em I met him on the road at the close of day G Talk like me, walk this way Em B Em I said "Mocking bird, you ain't no widowmaker". Em And there is a singer everybody knows, Em he makes round with late night show, B Shake the hands in the hopes that the masquerade is on, Em Am You turn him off on the radio when he say me and my shadow, B Shoot out the lights my shadow's gone. Em Down at the bottom of the calendar day Em find my roots yeah you'll see all eight Em B if I'm tied up to the tracks, then he's chained up to the road (Down at the bottom of the calendar day) Em Am And it's one for the money, two for the show, for me and my shadow. B Em Shoot out the lights and my shadow's gone B Em Shoot out the lights and my shadow is gone Instr: Em x3 B Em There is a shadow everyone has heard, Em At night he turns into a mocking bird, B If I whistle in the dark, he'll do that too Em Am I met him on the road today, a silhouette on a black highway Em B Em I said "You can have this world, this world is not my own" Em B Em Then he said " You can keep this world, this world is not my home".