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From: Frank Moroney moroney@australis.aunz.com
Performer: Sleepy LaBeef


Blackland Farmer


Key = A    *** Brackets indicate all chords occur in one bar/measure ***


Intro: A - D - E7 - A - A - D - A - (D - A) - A - D - E7 - A

         A                      D
When The Lord Made Me He Made A Simple Man
E7             A
Not Much Money Not Much Land
                            D
He Didn't Make Me No Banker Or Legal Charmer
         A                     (D         A)
When The Lord Made Me He Made A Blackland Farmer

Lead Break: A - D - E7 - A

        A                     D
Well My Hands Ain't Smooth My Face Is Rough
   E7               A
My Heart Is Warm My Ways Ain't Tough
                         D
I Guess I'm The Luckiest Man Ever Born
           A                        (D         A) 
'Cause The Lord Gave Me Health And A Blackland Farm

Lead Break: A - D - E7 - A - A - D - E7 - A
            A - D - A - (D - A) - A - D - E7 - A

A                          D
Breaking Up The New Ground Early In The Day
    E7                     A 
I'm Gonna Plant Cotton I'm Gonna Plant Hay
                                 D
I Love To Smell The Sweet Breeze Blowing Through The Corn
         A                       (D         A) 
Lord You Sure Done Me Right By My Blackland Farm

Lead Break: A - D - E7 - A - A - D - E7 - A
            A - D - A - (D - A) - A - D - E7 - A

  A                     D
I Feel Like I'm Getting Closer To You God
E7                    A
Plowing In The Ground Breaking Up The Sod
                         D
My Mind Is At Ease I Can Do No Harm
       A                       (D         A)
Lord I Owe It All To You And My Blackland Farm

Instrumental Outro: A - D - E7 - A - A - D - E7 - A - A (Fading >>>>>>>>)



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