Viola Lee Blues --- Noah Lewis

 

[G7]I wrote a letter; I mailed it in theÖ
Mailed it in the air, indeedy.
I wrote a [C]letter; I mailed it in the [G7]air.
You know by [F]tha-[C]at --- Iíve got a friend some-[G7]where. 

Fix supper [G7]mama, let me go now.
Let me go to bed, indeedy.
Fix supper [C]mama, and let me go to [G7]bed.
Drinkiní white [F]lightni-[C]iní --- itís gone to my [G7]head. 

The judge de-[G7]creed it. The clerk he wrote it.
The clerk he wrote it down, indeedy.
The judge de-[C]creed it. The clerk he wrote it [G7]down.
Ainít got no [F]money-[C]ey --- must be jailhouse bound. 

Some got [G7]six months. Some got one solidÖ
Some got one solid year, indeedy.
Some got [C]six months. Some got one solid [G7]year.
Me and my [F]buddy-[C]y, we both got lifetime[G7]here.
 

[G7]I wrote a letter; I mailed it in theÖ
Mailed it in the air, indeedy.
I wrote a [C]letter; I mailed it in the [G7]air.
You know by [F]tha-[C]at --- Iíve got a friend some-[G7]where.

 

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