Deep Elem Blues
Written by Bob and Joe Attlesey (The Shelton Brothers)
Chord-chart by Lynn Lewis

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G / / / |/ / / When you go down in Deep Elem, just to have a little fun, G |/ / / / |/ / G7 / | Better have fifteen dollars, when that po-liceman comes.

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C / / / |/ / / / |G / / / | Oh sweet mama, Daddy's got them Deep Elem blues, D / / / |/ / / / |G / / / | Oh sweet mama, Daddy's got them Deep Elem blues.

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When you go down in Deep Elem, keep you money in your pants, Those Deep Elem women, they won't give a man a chance.

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When you go down to Deep Elem, put your money in your socks, Them Deep Elem women, they will throw you on the rocks.

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I used to know a preacher, preached the bible through and through, He went down to Deep Elem, got them Deep Elem blues.

5.

Now once I had a sweetheart, she meant the world to me, Went down to Deep Elem, she ain't what she used to be.

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Now I used to know a policeman, and his wife was on the street, They used to meet eachother when they both were on the beat.

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Well if you go down to Deep Elem, put your money in your shoes, Women in Deep Elem got them Deep Elem blues.


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