Standard guitar tuning:EADGBECapo on 2 frete ------0-------| B --------2p0---| G ------------1-| D --2-----------| A --------------| E 0---0---------|Well, the Esummer day make a Bwhite man E6lazy
A B E6Well, Aall I've ever Eknown is poor F♯mOwe my skin to the Ecountry store DontF♯m own my walls, myE roof, my door But Bhe tells me I'm free A But I fight the Ewill to live F♯mHell might take but Eheaven gives It's the F♯monly one so EI'll forgive And BIm not the one to grieve And the Esummer day make a Bwhite man E6lazy EHe sits on his porBch killing E6time I Agotta work to Efeed my wife and Ababy I Ework so god damn Bhard that it's a Ecrime Well, AI went down to the Epolling place The F♯mwhite men there just lauEghed in my face Saying F♯mboy, this aint noE nigger's race You Bbest get on your way Sir, AI believe I've Egot the right Said you F♯maint got nothing ifE you aint white And I F♯mthought I said get Eout of sight Well, Bwhat was I to say? And the Esummer day make a Bwhite man E6lazy EHe sits on his porBch killing E6time I Agotta work to Efeed my wife and Ababy I Ework so god damn Bhard that it's a Ecrime When AI was 'bout the Eage of five F♯mWatched my daddy bEurned alive TheF♯my cut him low and theEy hung him high BSwayin' in the breeze A The last words I Eheard him say BeF♯mfore they stole his Elife that day Was F♯mforgive them lord, they've Egone astray Now Btake me to my knees And the Esummer day make a Bwhite man lE6azy EHe sits on his porBch killing E6time But the sBmummer day make aF♯m nigger feelA crazyE BmMight make me do sF♯momething out of liEne B Intermezzo:
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Bm F♯m E BWell, AI dont know but EI heard tell Of a F♯mfurnace below a pElace called hell And F♯mwho would catch me Eif I fell? BWho would pray for me? A But one thing I Esee for sure It's F♯mhot as hell up Ehere I know And the F♯mdevil lives right dEown the road It's Ball the same to me And the Asummer day make a Bwhite man Elazy EHe sits on his Bporch killing E6time But the sBmummer day make aF♯m nigger feelA crazyE BmMight make me do sF♯momething out of liEne B But if C♯myou should see my Awife Tell her that I Ewont be homeB tonight So dC♯mont leave on theA light E I got a little business down the Aroad And C♯mIf I'm dead by Asunrise Kiss my Ebaby girl for Bme It aintE life if it ainAt free I C♯mgot a mighty Bburden to E6unload
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