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San Francisco Mable Joy chords


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San Francisco Mable Joy chords by John Denver

Released in 1981 on Johns Some Days Are Diamonds album, San Francisco Mable Joy.

Guitar chords with lyrics

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  • Tuning: Standard tuning
  • Difficulty: Novice

San Francisco Mable Joy
John Denver

Intro D chord diagramDD

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His Daddy was an honest man just a red dirt Georgia farmer
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His mother lived her short life havin` kids and bailing hay
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He had fifteen years and he ached inside to wander
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So He jumped a freight in Waycross wound up in L.A.

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Cold nights had no pity on a Waycross Georgia farm boy
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Most days he went hungry then the summer came
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He met a girl known on the strip as San Francisco Mabel Joy
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Destitutions child born of an L.A. street called shame

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Growin` up came easy in the arms of Mabel Joy
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Laughter found their mornings brought a meaning to his life
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Yes The night before she left sleep came and gave that Waycross country boy
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A chord diagramAA dream of Georgia cotton and a California wife

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Sunday mornin` found him standing neath the red light at her door
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When A chord diagramAA right cross sent him reelin` put him face down on the floor
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In place of Mabel Joy he found a merchant mad marine
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Who growled your Georgia neck is red ah but sonny you`re still green

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He turned twenty one in a grey rock Federal Prison
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The old Judge had no mercy for a Waycross country boy
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Staring at those four grey walls in silence Lord he just listened
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To the midnight freight he knew could take him back to Mabel Joy

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Sunday mornin` found him lying neath the red light at her door
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With a bullet in his side he cried have you seen Mabel Joy
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Stunned and shaken someone said why she don`t live here no more
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She left this house four years today they say she???s looking for
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Some Georgia farm boy

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