Doc Watson - Little Sadie Text Guitar Tab

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This a very simple version.  The recording from 'Live At Gerdes Folk City' is
extremely complex, but these are the basic chords.

Verse 1
Dm                       F
Went out last night to take a look around
Dm                       C
Met little Sadie and I blowed her down
C (Hammer Am7-C)   C
Went back home, and i got into bed
Forty-four smokeless under my head

Verse 2
Dm                       F
Woke up the next morning about half past nine
Dm                       C
The hacks and the buggies all standing in line
C (Hammer Am7-C)
The gents and the gamblers standing all around
Taking little Sadie to her burying ground

Verse 3
Well I began to think what a deed I'd done
Grabbed my hat and away I run
Made a good run, but a little too slow
They overtook me in Jericho

Verse 4
I'm standing on the corner reading a bill
Along came the sheriff from Thomasville
Says "Young man, aint' your name Brown?
Remember the night you blowed Sadie down?"

Verse 5
Oh, yes sir, my name is Lee
I murdered little Sadie in the first degree
First degree and the second degree
Got any papers woould you read 'em to me

Verse 6
Well they took me downtown all dressed in black
Put me on the train and sent me back
Sent me back to the county jail
I had nobody for to go my bail

Verse 7
The judge and the jury they took the stand
The judge held the paper in his right hand
Forty-one days, forty-one nights
Forty-one years to wear the ball and stripes

Put it in where you please.

   Dm           F              Dm        C
     Q    Q    S  S E  Q       Q    Q    S S E  Q

  C           C                 A7
  S  S E  E.  S S  S E  Q       S S S S S S S S S S E  Q