Cumberland Blues

Cumberland Blues

Workingman's Dead

(Garcia/Hunter/Lesh)

 Last Updated 04/05/96

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Phil's Intro
Jerry's Intro
G I can't stay much longer, Melinda, G The sun is getting high. G I can't help you with your troubles, G If you won't help with mine. F# Bb B I gotta get down, I gotta get down, Bb A Ab G Gotta get down to to the mine. You keep me up just one more night, I can't sleep here no more. Little Ben clock says quarter to eight; You kept me up 'till four. I gotta get down, I gotta get down, Or I can't work there no more. G A lotta poor man make a five dollar bill, G Will keep him happy all the time. G Some other fella's makin nothin' at all G And you can hear him cry, C "Can I go, buddy, can I go down D Take your shift at the mine?" C Gotta get down to the Cumberland Mine. F C (Gotta get down to the Cumberland Mine.) F C That's where I mainly spend my time. C Make good money, five dollars a day. F C Am7 C7 Em Made anymore, I might move away. G G C G Lotta poor man got the Cumberland Blues G C (SN BASS F#^G A B C) He can't win for losin' C G (SN BASS F#^G G G# A) Lotta poor man got to walk the line A D Just to pay his union dues. C D I don't know now, I just don't know C Am7 G If I'm goin' back again.

Phil's Intro

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MP3 Tab Support Audio (21K)

MIDI Tab Support Audio (cmbrlnd1.mid)

E-----------------------------------------------------------
B-----------------------------------------------------------
G-----------------------------------------------------------
D-------5---------5------------5--5--------5----------------
A--5h7------5---7--------5--7--------5--7-------------------
E-----------------------------------------------------------

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Jerry's Intro

(^) Slide Up  (\) Slide Down  (h) Hammer On  (p) Pull Off  (b) Bend

MP3 Tab Support Audio (22K)

MIDI Tab Support Audio (cmbrlnd2.mid)

E-----------------------------------------------------------
B-----------------------------------------------------------
G---7p5-----------------------------------------------------
D-------8--5--------------3--3-----3--5---------------------
A-----------------3h5--5--------5---------------------------
E-----------------------------------------------------------

E-----------------------------------------------------------
B-----------------------------------------------------------
G-----------------------------------------------------------
D--------0--------0-----0-----------------------------------
A---0h2------0h2-----2-----2p0------------------------------
E-------------------------------3---------------------------

  2X
E-----------------------------------------------------------
B-----------------------------------------------------------
G-----------------------------------------------------------
D--3-----3------------3------------------------------------
A-----5------5----3------5----------------------------------
E---------------------------3-------------------------------

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Ed Bick's Tab Archive, 1997