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King Of The Road
Words and Music by Roger Miller - 1964
Part 1:
C F G C
- F G -
C F G C
- F G C    (repeat part 1)
Part 2:
C F G C
- F G -     (repeat part 1)
8-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
Play Parts 1,1 2, 1.
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Part 1:
Trail - er for sale or rent, rooms to let fif - ty cents,
No phone, no pool, no pets, I ain't got no ci - ga - rettes.
Ah, but two hours of push - ing broom buys a, eight by twelve four - bit room.
I'm a man of means by no means, King Of The Road.
 
Part 1:
Third box - car mid - night train, des - ti - na - tion Ban - gor, Maine,
Old worn out suit and shoes, I don't pay no u - nion dues.
I smoke old sto - gies I have found, short but not too big a - round.
I'm a man of means by no means, King Of The Road.
 
Part 2:
I know ev - er - y en - gi - neer on ev - er - y train, all of the chil - dren and all of their names,
And ev - er - y hand - out in ev - er - y town and ev -’ry lock that ain’t locked when no one’s a - round.  I sing,
 
Part 1:
Trail - er for sale or rent, rooms to let fif - ty cents,
No phone, no pool, no pets, I ain't got no ci - ga - rettes.
Ah, but two hours of push - ing broom buys a, eight by twelve four - bit room.
I'm a man of means by no means, King Of The Road.
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Arranged by Jim Bottorff
 
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