Midnight rider    (video)

 

    C - D - F - G - A (2x)

 

                       A

1. I've got to run to keep from hiding,

                    A

    and I'm bound to keep on riding,

                  A

    I've got one more silver dollar.

 

          Dm

And I ain't gonna let 'em catch me, no,

    G                                                         A

I ain't gonna let 'em catch the midnight rider.

          Dm

And I ain't gonna let 'em catch me, no,

  G                                                         A

ain't gonna let 'em catch the midnight rider.

 

                A

2. I don't own the clothes I'm wearing,

                    A

    and the road goes on forever,

                   A

    I've got one more silver dollar.

 

+  CHORUS       +  instrumental = verse 2      +  CHORUS

 

                     A

3. Yes, I've passed the point of caring,

                      A

    some old bed I'll soon be sharing,

                  A

    I've got one more silver dollar.

 

+  CHORUS (2x) …

 

(orig. = capo 2nd)    (Paul Davidson)