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
  \relative c'
  {
    \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) |
    d2 b8 (a a4 | \time 3/4 a8) a b4 d | fis2 fis8 e | \time 4/4 d1( | d2.) \bar "|."
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    \override LyricText #'font-size = #-1 
    \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.png I'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.png HAMMERED 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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