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John Prine guitar chords for My old man

Guitar chords with lyrics

Tuning: Standard (E A D G B E)


Intro:
A chord diagramG MajorG   A chord diagramD MajorD   A chord diagramG MajorG
Verse 1:
A chord diagramG MajorG             A chord diagramD MajorD     A chord diagramG MajorG
I miss my old man tonight
      A chord diagramG MajorG           A chord diagramD MajorD         A chord diagramG MajorG
And I wish he was here with me
A chord diagramC majorC
With his corny jokes, and his cheap cigars
A chord diagramC majorC                                A chord diagramG MajorG
He could look you in the eye, and sell you a car
A chord diagramD MajorD                           A chord diagramG MajorG
That’s not an easy thing to do
    A chord diagramG MajorG           A chord diagramC majorC
but no one ever knew
A chord diagramC majorC                       A chord diagramG MajorG
A chord diagramA majorA more charming creature on this earth
     A chord diagramG MajorG  A chord diagramD MajorD   A chord diagramG MajorG
Than my old man


Verse 2:
         A chord diagramG MajorG     A chord diagramD MajorD          A chord diagramG MajorG
He was a pilot in the big war
       A chord diagramG MajorG  A chord diagramD MajorD        A chord diagramG MajorG
In the US Army Air Corp
A chord diagramC majorC
In a C-47, with a heavy load
A chord diagramC majorC                        A chord diagramG MajorG
Carrying combat cargo o’er Burma Road
A chord diagramD MajorD                          A chord diagramG MajorG
And after they dropped the bomb
A chord diagramG MajorG               A chord diagramC majorC
he came home and married mom
A chord diagramC majorC               A chord diagramG MajorG
And not too long after that
       A chord diagramG MajorG  A chord diagramD MajorD   A chord diagramG MajorG
He was my old man

Instrumental:
A chord diagramG MajorG  A chord diagramD MajorD   A chord diagramG MajorG
A chord diagramG MajorG  A chord diagramD MajorD   A chord diagramG MajorG
A chord diagramC majorC      A chord diagramG MajorG
A chord diagramD MajorD   A chord diagramG MajorG
A chord diagramC majorC      A chord diagramG MajorG
A chord diagramG MajorG   A chord diagramD MajorD  A chord diagramG MajorG


Verse 3:
    A chord diagramG MajorG       A chord diagramD MajorD              A chord diagramG MajorG
And oh the fights that we had
        A chord diagramG MajorG           A chord diagramD MajorD          A chord diagramG MajorG
When my brother and me got him mad
        A chord diagramC majorC
He’d get all boiled up, and start to shout
A chord diagramC majorC                          A chord diagramG MajorG
We knew what was coming, so we tuned him out
A chord diagramD MajorD                      A chord diagramG MajorG
And now the old man is gone
A chord diagramG MajorG                  A chord diagramC majorC
and I’d give all I own
A chord diagramC majorC                        A chord diagramG MajorG
Just to hear what he said, when I wasn’t listing
   A chord diagramG MajorG  A chord diagramD MajorD   A chord diagramG MajorG
To my old man


Verse 4:
A chord diagramG MajorG             A chord diagramD MajorD     A chord diagramG MajorG
I miss my old man tonight
      A chord diagramG MajorG      A chord diagramD MajorD       A chord diagramG MajorG
I can almost see his face
A chord diagramC majorC
He was always trying to watch his weight
A chord diagramC majorC                        A chord diagramG MajorG
His heart only made it to fifty-eight
A chord diagramD MajorD                               A chord diagramG MajorG                   A chord diagramC majorC
For the first time since he died, late last night I cried
A chord diagramC majorC                         A chord diagramG MajorG
I was wondering when I was gonna go and do that
    A chord diagramG MajorG  A chord diagramD MajorD   A chord diagramG MajorG
For my old man


Instrumental:
A chord diagramG MajorG  A chord diagramD MajorD   A chord diagramG MajorG
A chord diagramG MajorG  A chord diagramD MajorD   A chord diagramG MajorG
A chord diagramC majorC      A chord diagramG MajorG
A chord diagramD MajorD   A chord diagramG MajorG
A chord diagramC majorC      A chord diagramG MajorG
A chord diagramG MajorG   A chord diagramD MajorD  A chord diagramG MajorG

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