Charlie Daniels Band - The Legend Of Wooley Swamp Chords

 
         
         
         
         
         
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Standard guitar tuning:
E
A
D
G
B
E
No capo

Riff 1

C|-------------------------------------|
B|---------6---------------------------|
G|----7--5----7-5-7---7-5--------------|
D|-------------------------5---5-------|
A|---------------------------8---8--5--|
E|-------------------------------------|

Prechorus

DWell, if you ever go back into CWooley Swamp, Well, you Gbetter not go Aat night. C D DThere's things out there in the Cmiddle of them woods That make a Gstrong man die from fright. C C DThings that crawl and Cthings that fly And Gthings that creep around on the ground. C D DAnd they say the ghost of CLucius Clay gets Gup and he walks around.

Chorus

DBut I couldn't believe it. C I just had to Gfind out for myDself. DAnd I couldn't conceive it C 'Cause I never would have Glistened to nobody Delse. DAnd I couldn't believe it. C I just had to Gfind out for Dmyself DThere's somethings in this Cworld you just can't Gexplain. Spoken verse Alternate Dm for first line, and C for the 2nd. Slowly arpeggiate from top to bottom. The old man lived in the Wooley Swamp way back in Booger Woods. Dm He never did do a lot of harm in the world,But he never did do no good C People didn't think too much of him. They all thought he acted funny Dm The old man didn't care about people anyway, All he cared about was his money. C He'd stuff it all down in mason jars, And he'd bury it all around Dm And on certain nights, If the moon was right, He'd dig it up out of the ground. C He'd pour it all out on the floor of his shack, And run his fingers through it. Dm Yeah, Lucius Clay was a greedy old man, And that's all that there was to it. C

Chorus

Cable boys was white trash, They lived over on Carver's Creek. Dm They were mean as a snake, And sneaky as a cat, And belligerent when they'd speak. C One night the oldest brother said, "Y'all meet me at the Wooley Swamp later Dm We'll take old Lucius's money, and we'll feed him to the alligators." C They found the old man out in the back With a shovel in his hand, Dm Thirteen rusty mason jars was just dug up out of the sand. C And they all went crazy And they beat the old man, And they picked him up off of the ground. Dm Threw him in the swamp And stood there and laughed As the black water sucked him down. C Then they turned around, And went back to the shack, And picked up the money and ran. Dm They hadn't gone nowhere When they realized They were running in quicksand. C And they struggled and they screamed But they couldn't get away And just before they under Dm They could hear that old man laughing In a voice as loud as thunder. C And that's been fifty years ago And you can go by there yet. Dm There's a spot in the yard In the back of that shack Where the ground is always wet. C And on summer nights If the moon is right Down by the that dark footpath, Dm You can hear three young men screaming.You can hear one old man laugh. C [Prechorus and Chorus] Riff 1 to end it all!

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