Chicken In Black
Artist: Johnny cash Song: Chicken In Black E] For two long years my head hurt bad So a [A] doctor checked me an he shook his head He said [B7] I'm sorry to tell you But your body's outlived your brain [E] He said I know this doctor in New York, son And he'll [A] fix you right up with a brand new one So the [B7] head doctor met me When I stepped down off of the train. [E] [E] He said we had this bank robber killed last night His [A] body's shot but his brain's alright I'll [B7] give you a transplant, boy And you'll be OK [E] I got my new brain in and I was feelin' great I went [A] right back to Nashville with no headache But something [B7] strange happened When I walked in the bank one day. [E] CHORUS I said [A] stick 'em up ever'body I'm robbin' this place Drop [E] all of your money in my guitar case Don't [A] nobody move and don't nobody reach for that [B7] door A [E] lady said, why you're Johnny Cash I said [A] no ma'am, I'm the Manhattan Flash And I [B7] am the best bank robber in New York. [E] [E] Now the other night Roy Acuff called me He said [A] John I'd like for you to do the Opry So I [B7] went out on the stage, but I couldn't sing [E] I got into a half a verse of 'I Walk The Line' And [A] something snapped in this head of mine I yelled [B7] stick 'em up - Give me your money, your watches and rings. [E] Change to F: F Bb C7 [F] Well, I called New York and talked to that brain quack And said [Bb] Doc I gotta have my old brain back He said I'm [C7] sorry there, Mr. Cash, but I can't do that [F] He said I put your brain in a chicken last monday He's [Bb] singing your songs and makin' lots of money And I got him [C7] signed to a ten-year recording contract.[F] [F] Now friends if you see me walkin' down the street Remember [Bb] what you see ain't necessarily me And if I [C7] try to hold you up, don't pay me no mind [F] But when you got ten bucks that you can blow You oughta [Bb] catch that Johnny Chicken show He's doin' [C7] fairs and concert dates All up and down the line. [F] I said [Bb] stick 'em up ever'body I'm robbin' this place Drop [F] all of your money in my guitar case Don't [Bb] nobody move and don't nobody reach for that door [C7] A [F] lady said, why you're Johnny Cash I said [Bb] no ma'am, I'm the Manhattan Flash And I [C7] am the best bank robber in New York. [F] TALK: Well, I don't pay any income tax... You don't pay tax on money you steal... You oughta catch that Johnny Chicken show... Chicken In Black! hmmmmmmmm!