Southern Streamline    (video)    (midi)

 

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1.          Mama, I'm on fire, old flame, sweet desire

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    comin' on the midnight, comin' on the midnight train,

     A                                      A7                             D

    rollin' steel and thunder, bring my baby back again.

 

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2. Roll on down the line, big wheels rollin' right on time,

      G                                                                                 D

    hear that whistle blowin', hear that engine roar and whine,

     A                                                      A7                     D

    take care of my baby ridin' on that Southern Streamline.

 

             D                             G                                              D

Well, I got me a letter this mornin', just about the break of day,  

                                 G          A                          D

bluebird ringin' my doorbell, rollin' my blues away.

            D                            G                                            D

I said, honey, we're goin' steppin', long about Saturday night,

                                             G        A                          D

we're headed down to the station, ev'rything'll be all right.

 

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3. Honey, what's that sound? Big wheels rollin' homeward bound !

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    See that smokestack, sparkin' lightin' up the purple sky,

     A                                                       A7                     D

    take care of my baby, ridin' on that Southern Streamline.

 

+ D - G - D - A - D        + CHORUS

 

       D                                                        D7

3. Mama, I'm on fire, old flame, sweet desire,

      G                                                                           D

    comin' on the midnight, honey, let your little light shine,

     A                                                           A7                     D

    rollin' steel and thunder, ridin' on that Southern Streamline,

     A                                                       A7                     D

    take care of my baby, ridin' on that Southern Streamline.

 

+ D - G - D - A - D ….       (John Fogerty)