AmI've been workin' so hard, Dmbaby, tryin' to get to Amyou. DmI'm gonna be there Gsoon because In the Cheat of the day many miles away when the sun is beating down upon the Fmain street I'll be Gwaiting here at the station, I gotta Ammove Gdown the Fline. They'll be Cdancin' and singin' and doin' their thing and they'll be rockin' and rollin' until the day is Fdone. You know I gGot to make the deadline. I A♭gotta get that E♭southbound B♭train tonCight, Amooh. If I A♭don't get to the E♭border B♭then I'll Cwrite.Standard guitar tuning:EADGBENo capo
Am Dm Am Dm Am Dm Am DmThe Mardi Gras will be blowing strong and the people dancing all across the city. I'm leaving here tonight, I gotta move down the line. I'm gonna catch a ride on the nine-o-five, I'm gonna ride the rail until we reach the morning, maybe three or four hundred miles. I gotta get that southbound train tonight, ooh. If I A♭don't get to the E♭border B♭then I'll Amwrite.
Am Dm Am G C F G Am G F CWhen the wind is blowing softly through the streets of a little town and the music's playin you're waiting somewhere over the horizon. I gotta get that southbound train tonight, ooh. If I don't get to the border then I'll write.