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Sixteen Tons
Sixteen Tons

Sixteen Tons chords

Tennessee Ernie Ford
  • TuningE A D G B E
  • Capo2nd fret
  • Release year1955
  • GenreCountry
  • Guitar
  • DmDm
  • DD
  • AmAm
  • EE
verse 1
Some 
people 
say a 
man 
is 
made outta 
mud 

Am
poor 
man's 
made 
outta 
D
muscle 
E
and blood 

Am
Muscle 
and blood 
and 
Dm
skin 
and bones 

Am
mind 
that's a-weak 
and a 
back 
that's strong 

You 
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chorus 1
Am
sixteen 
tons, 
D
what do 
E
you get? 

A
Am
nother 
day 
older 
and 
D
deeper 
E
in debt 

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