Lightning Bar blues    (video)

 

    intro = verse 1 as instrumental

 

C                        Am                              C                      Am

 I don't need no diamond ring, I don't need no Cadillac car,

 C                              Am                        G                       C

just want to drink my Ripple wine down in the Lightnin' Bar,

          G                       C      

down in the Lightnin' Bar.

 

      C                            Am                       C                                 Am

2. Some people value fortune and fame, I don't care about 'em none,

     C                              Am                               G                            C

    just want to drink my Ripple wine I want to have my good time fun,

      G                            C      

    have my good time fun.

 

+ CHORUS    + instrumental = CHORUS

 

         C                    Am                       C             Am

3. When I die, don't cry for me, don't bury me at all,

       C                                 Am                      G              C

    place my livin', laughin', lovin' bones in a jar of alcohol,

      G                           C      

    hundred proof alcohol.

 

+ CHORUS (2x)  + C - Am - C - Am ….

 

(orig. = capo 4th)    (Arlo Guthrie)