10 of Woody Guthrie's Songs/Jackhammer John

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JACKHAMMER JOHN

Words & Music
W.W. Woody Guthrie


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  \new voice="melody" 
  \key d \major
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    \override Staff.TimeSignature #'stencil = ##f
    \partial 4 d4 | fis a8 a a4 a | b a8 a fis2 | fis4 e8 e d4 b8 a | d4 d b8 (a a4) |
    d2 b8 (a a4 | \time 3/4 a8) a b4 d | \time 4/4 fis2 fis8 e d4 e1|
    fis4 a8 a a4 a8 a | b4 a8 a fis2 | fis4 e8 e d4 b8 a | d4 d b8 (a a4) |
    fis'2 b,8 (a a4 | \time 3/4 a8) a b4 d | fis2 fis8 e | \time 4/4 d1( | d2.) \bar "|."
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    \set associatedVoice = #"melody"
    I'M4 JACK4 -- HAM8 -- MER8 JOHN4 A4 JACK4 -- HAM8 -- MER8 MAN2
    BORN4 WITH8 A8 JACK4 -- HAM8 -- MER8 IN4 MY4 HAND2
    LORD2 LORD2 _8 I8 GOT4 THEM4 JACK2 -- HAM4 -- MER4 BLUES1
    JACK4 -- HAM8 -- MER8 MAN4 FROM8 A8 JACK4 -- HAM8 -- MER8 TOWN2
    BUILT4 EV8 -- ERY8 PORT4 FROM8 THE8 NORTH4 POLE4 DOWN8 _8 _4
    LORD2 GOD8 _8 _4 _8 I8 GOT4 THEM4 JACK2 -- HAM8 -- MER8 BLUES1 _2.
  }
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10guthriesongs 10c.pngI'M JACKHAMMER JOHN
A JACKHAMMER MAN
BORN WITH A JACKHAMMER
IN MY HAND
LORD LORD I GOT THEM
JACKHAMMER BLUES
JACKHAMMER MAN
FROM A JACKHAMMER TOWN
BUILT EVERY PORT
FROM THE NORTH POLE DOWN
LORD GODI GOT THEM
JACKHAMMER BLUES

10guthriesongs 10d.pngHAMMERED IN THE RAIN
HAMMERED IN THE DUST
HAMMERED IN THE BEST
AND I HAMMERED IN THE WORST
HAMMERED IN THE EAST
HAMMEREDIIN THE WEST
HAMMERED TO THE ONE
THAT I LIKE BEST
HEY HEY HEY
I GOT THEM JACKHAMMER BLUES

HAMMERED UNDER WATER
HAMMERED UNDER ROCK
HAMMER ON THE RAILROAD
HAMMER ON THE DOCKS
YES YES YES
I GOT THEM JACKHAMMER BLUES
HAMMER IN THE MILL
HAMMER IN THE MINE
HAMMERED OUTTA JAIL A HUNDRED TIME
GREAT GOOD GOD
I GOT THEM
JACKHAMMER BLUES

JACKHAMMER JACKHAMMER
WHERE YOU BEEN
BEEN OUTTA CHASIN THEM
GALS AGAIN
HO HO HOWELL I GOT THEM
JACKHAMMER BLUES
SEE MY WOMAN
WHEN THE SUN GOES DOWN
GRAB MY HAMMER10guthriesongs 10e.png
AND GO TO TOWN
YES FOLKS
I GOT THEM JACKHAMMER BLUES

MADE EVERY STATE IN THE10guthriesongs 10f.png
RED WHITE AND BLUE
LOOKING FOR A JACKHAMMER JOB TO DO
RIDE EASY
I GOT THEM
JACKHAMMER BLUES
GOT A JACKHAMMER WOMAN
JUST SWEET AS PIE
GONNA
HAMMER ON THE HAMMER10guthriesongs 10g.png
TILL THE DAY I DIE
LORD GOD HAVE MERCY
I GOT THEM
JACKHAMMER BLUES

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