Wichita Lineman    (video)    (midi)

 

    C - Dm    - C - Dm

 

                                          F       - Em                                  Dm

1. I am a lineman for the county         and I drive the main road,

     Am                   Em          D               A

    searchin' in the sun for another overload.

                                            Em                                                   D

    I hear you singing in the wires, I can hear you through the whine,

Dm                         A            - Em                     F      - G - F - G7

    and the Wichita Lineman         is still on the line.

 

                                            F       - Em                                Dm

2. I know I need a small vacation,        but it don't look like rain,

         Am                       Em                                 D                         A

    and if it snows that stretch down south won't ever stand the strain.

                                               Em                                             D

    And I need you more than want you, and I want you for all time.

Dm                         A            - Em                       F       - G - F - G7

    and the Wichita Lineman           is still on the line.

 

 

3. (= verse 2, first 2 lines as instrumental : )

 

     F - Em - Dm           Am - Em - D - A

 

                                                       Em                                     D

    And I need you more than want you, and I want you for all time.

Dm                         A            - Em                       F       - G - F - G7

    and the Wichita Lineman           is still on the line.

 

    + F - G - F - G (2x) …

 

(orig. = capo 5th)    (Glen Campbell)