Bad News

Capo 1st fret

Intro
|     A     |     A     |     A     |     A     |
|     A     |     A     |     A     |


A
Well, bad news travels like wildfire, good news travels slow.

They call me “Wildfire”, ’cause ev’rybody knows
D7                                 A
I’m bad news ev’rywhere I go.
E7
Always gettin’ into trouble
A
And leavin’ little girls that hate to see me go.


A
They tried to hang me in Oakland and they did in Fransisco.

But I wouldn’t choke, I broke their rope and they had to let me go,
D7                                 A
’cause I’m bad news ev’rywhere I go.
E7
Always gettin’ into trouble
A
And leavin’ little girls that hate to see me go.


A
Now, from north to south to east to west, the story is the same.
From one state to another I have to change my name,
D7                                 A
’cause I’m bad news ev’rywhere I go.
E7
Always gettin’ into trouble
A
And leavin’ little girls that hate to see me go.


Bridge
|     B     |     B     |     B     |     B     |
|     B     |     B     |     B     |


B
Well, now I picked peaches in Georgia, I lumberjacked in Maine.

I’ve been hired, fired and jailed; any town you can name,
E7                                 B
’cause I’m bad news ev’rywhere I go.
F#7
Always gettin’ into trouble
B
And leavin’ little girls that hate to see me og.

 

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