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"Look Down The Road"
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album _Martin Scorsese Presents The Blues - The Soul Of A Man_
(Original Soundtrack, 2003)

written by Nehemiah Skip James

Nov 08, 2001
SIR Studios, NY
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        Look down that road
        for what my eyes could see, yeah yeah
        Yeah yeah, look down the road
        for what my eyes could see
        Didn't see nothing belongs to me

        I don't want no woman
        stay out all night long, yeah yeah
        Yeah, I don't want a woman
        who stays out all night long
        I just want one who knows
        the right from wrong

        'Cause 'cause 'cause, I
        I wouldn't have an old rooster
        that he can crow for days, yeah yeah yeah
        Now he can crow for days
        I just want a little chicken
        who can lay an egg
        hey Michael

        I don't gotta get no higher
        blow you people down
        I don't gotta get no higher
        to blow you's down
        I could do it to you
        with my chin resting on the ground

        Mama, hey papa
        don't you that he swore, ah
        Papa saw mama
        and he swore and swore and swore
        I thought you was good
        and then it turns out you're just a whore

        I look down that road
        look as far as my eyes can see
        Yeah yeah, looking for my eyes to see
        I can't see nothing
        that ever belonged to me

        Look down that road
        for what my eyes could see, yeah yeah yeah
        Looking down the road for
        what my eyes could see
        I didn't see much
        that could belong to me

        I ain't gotta get no higher
        to blow you's down
        I don't gotta get higher
        to blow you down
        I could do it to you's
        and do it sitting on the ground

        Look down that road
        what my eyes could see, yeah yeah yeah yeah yeah
        For what my eyes could see
        Didn't see much
        that could ever belong to me




drums             x}
intro   {E}{E}{E}{E}
        {A}{A}{E}{E}
        {B7}{B7}{E}{E}

        {E}{E}{E}{E}        (Look down that road ...)
        {A}{A}{E}{E}        (Yeah yeah, look down the road ...)
        {B7}{B7}{E}{E}      (Didn't see nothing belongs to me)

        {E}{E}{E}{E}        (I don't want no woman ...)
        {A}{A}{E}{E}        (Yeah, I don't want a woman ...)
        {B7}{B7}{E}{E}      (I just want one who knows ...)

        {E}{E}{E}{E}        (I wouldn't have an old rooster ...)
        {A}{A}{E}{E}        (Now he can crow for days ...)
        {B7}{B7}{E}{E}      (I just want a little chicken ...)

guitar  {E}{E}{E}{E}
        {A}{A}{E}{E}
        {B7}{B7}{E}{E}

        {E}{E}{E}{E}        (I don't gotta get no higher ...)
        {A}{A}{E}{E}        (I don't gotta get no higher ...)
        {B7}{B7}{E}{E}      (- do it to you ...)

        {E}{E}{E}{E}        (Mama, hey papa ...)
        {A}{A}{E}{E}        (Papa saw mama ...)
        {B7}{B7}{E}{E}      (I thought you was good ...)

        {E}{E}{E}{E}        (I look down that road ...)
        {A}{A}{E}{E}        (- can see, Yeah yeah, looking for ...)
        {B7}{B7}{E}{E}      (I can't see nothing ...)

guitar  {E}{E}{E}{E}
        {A}{A}{E}{E}
        {B7}{B7}{E}{E}

        {E}{E}{E}{E}        (Look down that road ...)
        {A}{A}{E}{E}        (Looking down the road for ...)
        {B7}{B7}{E}{E}      (I didn't see much ...)

        {E}{E}{E}{E}        (I ain't gotta get no higher ...)
        {A}{A}{E}{E}        (I don't gotta get higher ...)
        {B7}{B7}{E}{E}      (- could do it to you's ...)

        {E}{E}{E}{E}        (Look down that road ...)
        {A}{A}{E}{E}        (- yeah, For what my eyes could see ...)
        {B7}{B7}{E}{E}      (Didn't see much...)

coda    {B7}{B7}{E}{E6...




* {B7}{B7} part
       ______   ______    ______   ______
      / / / /  / / / /   / / / /  / / / /
     {B7}               {B7}
 1e --2------------------4--------2--------
 2B --0------------------0--------0--------
 3G --2------------------4--------2--------
 4D --1------------------3--------1--------
 5A --2------------------4--------2--------
 6E ---------------------------------------




* {E6} chord

 1e ---0---
 2B ---2---
 3G ---1---
 4D ---2---
 5A ---2---
 6E ---0---




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transcribed by Shiroh KOUCHI (wildside@mx21.tiki.ne.jp)
http://ww21.tiki.ne.jp/~wildside/
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