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Merle Haggard guitar chords for California cottonfields

California Cottonfields chords by Merle Haggard

Merle Haggard guitar chords for California cottonfields

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A chord diagramG+G                  A chord diagramD7D7               A chord diagramFF          A chord diagramC majorC
My drifting memory goes back to the spring of '43

     A chord diagramG+G                             A chord diagramD7D7
When I was just a child in momma's arms

   A chord diagramG+G                A chord diagramD7D7                  A chord diagramFF                A chord diagramC majorC
My daddy plowed the ground and promised someday we would leave

     A chord diagramG+G                  A chord diagramD7D7       A chord diagramG+G
This run-down mortgaged Oklahoma farm
A chord diagramD7D7                              A chord diagramC majorC            A chord diagramG+G
Then one night I heard my daddy saying to my momma

A chord diagramA7A7                                A chord diagramD7D7
That he'd finally saved enough to go

A chord diagramG+G          A chord diagramD7D7              A chord diagramFF            A chord diagramC majorC
California was his dream a paradise for he had seen

A chord diagramG+G           A chord diagramD7D7             A chord diagramG+G
Pictures in magazines that told him so


A chord diagramG+G   A chord diagramC majorC      A chord diagramD7D7
California Cottonfields

      A chord diagramC majorC                A chord diagramD7D7                A chord diagramC majorC               A chord diagramG+G
Where labor camps were filled with weary men with broken dreams

    A chord diagramC majorC      A chord diagramD7D7
California Cottonfields

   A chord diagramC majorC                  A chord diagramD7D7         A chord diagramG+G
As close to wealth as daddy ever came

                     A chord diagramD7D7              A chord diagramFF      A chord diagramC majorC
Nearly everything we had was sold or left behind

     A chord diagramG+G                                      A chord diagramD7D7
From my daddy's plow to the soup that momma canned

     A chord diagramG+G                 A chord diagramD7D7                   A chord diagramFF             A chord diagramC majorC
Some folks came to say farewell or see what all we had to sell

     A chord diagramG+G                  A chord diagramD7D7         A chord diagramG+G
Some just came to shake my daddy's hand


A chord diagramD7D7                               A chord diagramC majorC          A chord diagramG+G
That model A chord diagramA augmentedA was loaded down and California bound

A chord diagramA7A7                               A chord diagramD7D7
A chord diagramA augmentedA change of luck was just 4 days away

A chord diagramG+G                   A chord diagramD7D7              A chord diagramFF            A chord diagramC majorC
But the only change that I remember seeing in my daddy

A chord diagramG+G                      A chord diagramD7D7               A chord diagramG+G
Was when his dark hair turned to silver gray


A chord diagramD7D7                              A chord diagramC majorC            A chord diagramG+G
Then one night I heard my daddy saying to my momma

A chord diagramA7A7                                A chord diagramD7D7
That he'd finally saved enough to go

A chord diagramG+G          A chord diagramD7D7              A chord diagramFF            A chord diagramC majorC
California was his dream a paradise for he had seen

A chord diagramG+G           A chord diagramD7D7             A chord diagramG+G

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