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John Hardy
Traditional
 Chorus:
C - G -
C - G -
C - G -
D - - -
- - G -
8-beat intro. with 1 lead-in note ("John").  Start strumming on the word "Hardy".
This song is in the key of G and starts with a C chord.
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Chorus:
John Hardy was a desperate little man,
He carried two guns every day.
He shot down a man on the West Virginia line,
You should have seen John Hardy get away poor boy,
You should have seen John Hardy get away.
 
John Hardy stood in that old barroom,
So drunk that he could not see.
And a man walked up and took him by the arm,
He said Johnny, come and go along with me poor boy,
Johnny, come and walk along with me.
 
John Hardy stood in his old jail cell,
The tears running down from his eyes.
He said I've been the death of many a poor boy,
But my six-shooters never told a lie,
No, my six-shooters never told a lie.
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Arranged by Jim Bottorff
 
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