Cotton Eye Joe
Traditional
Charlie Daniels, Charlie McCoy (Harmonica, Alvin and the Chipmunks
Jock Jams, Rednex, Chieftains, Trick Pony, Dance1, Dance2. Vanessa Mae

 Midi 1(A120)   Midi 2(Ab95)   Midi 3(Bb14)   Midi 4(Ab80)*
 Midi 5(C132)   Midi 6(A224)  Midi 7(C132)
Midi 8(Ab80)*-harp
Tabbed by Mark Purintun 8-05   
For Diatonic harmonica
See YouTube videos below
Hilarious videos

Lead in: | -7 -6 6 -6 -7 -7 7 | -7 -7 -6 6 -6 -7 6 -4 |
         | -7 -6 6 -6 -7 -7 7 | -7 -6 6 -6 -7 -6 6 r |

  -8 -8   8     9   9   9  9   8   -8      9    9   8  -8  7  -7   -7 -6 6
| If it hadnít been for cotton-eye Joe, | Iíd been married a long time ago. |
    -8   -8  8   9    9      9   9   8  -8      9    9   8  -8    7   -7 -7  -6  6
| Where did ya come from? Where did you go? | Where did ya come from cotton-eye Joe? |

 
Lead in again...

  -8  -8   8   9    9     9   8      -8     
| He came to town like a midwin'er storm, |
   9  9      8     -8    7   -7  -7  -7        6  r
| he rode through the fields so handsome 'n strong, |
   -8   -8    8    9      9     8    -8  8   9
| His eyes's his tools 'n his smile was his gun, |
   9   9   8    -8   7   -7   -7    -6   6
| But all he'd came for was hav'n' some fun. |


Lead in again... (a bit faster)

  -8   -8     8   9     9   9   8  -8      9    9     8    -8      7    -7    -7 -6   6
| He brought disaster wher'ver he went, | the hearts of the girls was tohell broken sent. |
   -8   -8  8    9   9   8 -8   8     9
| They all ran 'way so nobody would know, |
   9    9  8 -8  7     -7      -7     -6  6 r
| and left only men cause 'ah cotton-eye Joe. |

Lead in again... (much faster - work them lips... crank the volume and jam!)

  -8 -8    8     9   9   9  9   8   -8     9    9   8  -8  7  -7   -7 -6 6
| If it hadnít been for cotton-eye joe, | Iíd been married a long time ago. |
    -8   -8  8   9    9      9   9   8  -8      9    9   8  -8    7   -7 -7  -6  6
| Where did ya come from? Where did you go? | Where did ya come from cotton-eye Joe? |

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