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The Carter Family chords for Engine one-forty-three

Engine One-forty-three chords by The Carter Family

The Carter Family chords for Engine one-forty-three

Guitar chords with lyrics

Tuning: Standard (E A D G B E)


Intro:
A chord diagramA augmentedA A chord diagramD MajorD A chord diagramA augmentedA A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramA augmentedA A chord diagramD MajorD A chord diagramA augmentedA A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramA augmentedA
Verse 1:
 A chord diagramA augmentedA                        A chord diagramD MajorD             A chord diagramA augmentedA
Along came the    the swiftest on the line
                                 A chord diagramE MajorE
Running o’er the  road just twenty minutes behind
 A chord diagramA augmentedA                         A chord diagramD MajorD            A chord diagramA augmentedA
Running into Cevile head porters on the line
                                       A chord diagramE MajorE            A chord diagramA augmentedA
Receiving their strict orders from a station just behind


Verse 2:

 A chord diagramA augmentedA                                  A chord diagramD MajorD             A chord diagramA augmentedA
Georgie’s mother came to him with a bucket on her arm
                                  A chord diagramE MajorE
Saying my darling son be careful how you run
   A chord diagramA augmentedA                                A chord diagramD MajorD                    A chord diagramA augmentedA
For many a man has lost his life in trying to make lost time
                                  A chord diagramE MajorE                        A chord diagramA augmentedA
And if you run your engine right you’ll get there just on time



Verse 3:
 A chord diagramA augmentedA                     A chord diagramD MajorD                   A chord diagramA augmentedA
Up the road he darted against the rocks he crushed
                                  A chord diagramE MajorE
Upside down the engine turned and Georgie’s breast did smash
    A chord diagramA augmentedA                                      A chord diagramD MajorD                A chord diagramA augmentedA
His head was against the firebox door the flames are rolling high
                                        A chord diagramE MajorE               A chord diagramA augmentedA
I’m glad I was born for an engineer to die on the  road


Verse 4:
 A chord diagramA augmentedA                             A chord diagramD MajorD               A chord diagramA augmentedA
The doctor said to Georgie my darling boy be still
                                    A chord diagramE MajorE
Your life may yet be saved if it is God’s blessed will
 A chord diagramA augmentedA                                    A chord diagramD MajorD            A chord diagramA augmentedA
Oh no said George that will not do I want to die so free
                                        A chord diagramE MajorE                  A chord diagramA augmentedA
I want to die for the engine I love one hundred and forty three


Verse 5:
   A chord diagramA augmentedA                            A chord diagramD MajorD              A chord diagramA augmentedA
The doctor said to Georgie your life cannot be saved
                                   A chord diagramE MajorE
Murdered upon a railroad and laid in a lonesome grave
     A chord diagramA augmentedA                                  A chord diagramD MajorD                   A chord diagramA augmentedA
His face was covered up with blood his eyes they could not see
                                      A chord diagramE MajorE                        A chord diagramA augmentedA
And the very last words poor Georgie said was nearer my God to thee


Instrumental:
A chord diagramA augmentedA A chord diagramD MajorD A chord diagramA augmentedA A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramA augmentedA

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