Doin' My Time
Written by Jimmie Skinner
Chord-chart by Lynn Lewis

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Transpose


1.

E / |/ / / / |/ / / / |/ / / / |/ / / / On this old rock pile, with a ball and chain, |E / B7 / |E / / / |E7 / They call be by a number not a name, Lord, Lord.

chorus:

E7 / |A / / / |/ / / / |E / / / |/ / / Gotta do my time, gotta do my time, / |B7 / / / |/ / / / |E / / / |/ / / With an aching heart and worried mind.

2.

When that old judge, looked down and smiled, He said I'll put you on that good road for a while, Lord, Lord.

3.

You can hear my hammer, you can hear my song, Gonna swing it like John Henry all day long, Lord, Lord.

4.

It won't be long, just a few more days, I'll settle down and quit my rowdy ways, Lord, Lord.

last chorus:

With that gal of mine, with that gal of mine, She'll be waiting for me, when I've done my time.


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