I’m Free From The Chain Gang Now

Intro:
|    Ab    |    Db    |    Ab    |   Db/F   |
|    Ab    |  Eb/G |    Ab    |     Ab    |


.                        Db                Ab
I got rid of the shackles that bound me
.                                         Bb7                 Eb
And the guards that were always around       me.
.                          Ab                      Db
There were tears        on the mail
.                      Ab              Db/F
Mother wrote           me in jail,
.            Ab                Eb/G          Ab
But I’m free from the chain gang now.


.                              Db                    Ab
All the years I was known and re – spected
.                               Bb7                 Eb
Till one day I was wrongly suspect – ed.
.                  Ab                     Db
I was shack  –  led in chains
.                  Ab               Db/F
In the cold,       freezin’ rain,
.             Ab                Eb/G          Ab
But I’m free from the chain gang now.


Interlude:
|    Ab    |    Db    |    Ab    |   Db/F   |
|    Ab    |  Eb/G |    Ab    |     Ab    |


.                              Db               Ab
All the years I was known by a number.
.                         Bb7         Eb
How I kept my mind is a wonder.
.                       Ab                   Db
But like a bird        in a tree,
.              Ab             Db/F
I got my        liber – ty,
.             Ab                Eb/G          Ab
And I’m free from the chain gang now.


.                      Db                Ab
I got rid of the shackles that bound me
.                                         Bb7                 Eb
And the guards that were always around       me.
.                          Ab                      Db
There were tears        on the mail
.                      Ab              Db/F
Mother wrote           me in jail,
.            Ab                Eb/G          Ab
But I’m free from the chain gang now.


.                           Ab                      Db
There were tears        on the mail
.                       Ab              Db/F
Mother wrote           me in jail,
.             Ab                Eb/G          Ab
But I’m free from the chain gang now.

 

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