FREE Christmas Carol Songbook

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    Hard Time Killing Floor

    Skip James, as performed by Buddy Guy

     

    E (2)

    Hard times are here
    And everywhere you go

    A (2)
    Times are harder
    Than they ever been before

    Chorus:

    E (3)
    Um, hm-hm
    Um-hm
    Um, hm-hm

    E (½)
    Um, hm-hm-hm

     

    Turnaround: / E - - - / E - B7 - /

     

    E (2)
    You know that people are driftin’
    from door to door

    A (2)
    But they can't find no heaven
    I don't care where they go

    Chorus

    E (2)
    People, if I ever can get up off
    this hard killing floor

    A (2)
    Lord, I'll never get down
    Down this low no more

    Chorus

    E (2)
    Well, you hear me singin' this song
    Old lonesome song

    A (2)
    People, you know these hard times
    Can't last us so long

    Chorus x2

     

    End on E


    This file is the author's own work and represents his interpretation of this song. It's intended solely for private study, scholarship or research.