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<ul><li><p>Rev. 1 </p><p>January 2015 </p><p>Page 1 of 2 </p><p>City Of New Orleans </p><p>Steve Goodman - 1971 , Arlo Guthrie - 1972 </p><p>INTRO: d d u u d C(4) Csus(4) C(4) Csus(4) Repeat until counted in by leader CHORDS </p><p>Verse 1 Am 2000 </p><p>C(4) G7(4) C(8) Am(4) F(4) C(8) </p><p>Riding on The City of New Orleans, Illinois Central Monday morning rail C 0003 </p><p>C(4) G7(4) C(8) Am(4) G7(4) C(8) Csus 0013 </p><p>Fifteen cars and fifteen restless riders, 3 conductors 25 sacks of mail </p><p> Am(8) Em(8) Em 0432 </p><p>All along the Southbound Odyssey, The train pulls out of Kankakee </p><p> G7(8) D7(8) F 2010 </p><p>And rolls along the houses farms and fields </p><p>Am(8) Em(8) G7 0212 </p><p>Passing towns that have no name, And the freight yards full of old black men </p><p> G7(8) C(4) C7(4) </p><p>And the graveyard of rusted automobiles </p><p>Chorus: </p><p>F(4) G7(4) C(8) </p><p>Good morning America how are you </p><p> Am(4) F(4) C(4) G7(4) </p><p>Say don't you know me I'm your native son </p><p> C(4) G7(4) Am(4) D7(4) </p><p>I'm the train they call The City of New Orleans </p><p> Bb(4) G7(4) C(8) </p><p>I'll be gone 500 miles when the day is done </p><p>Verse 2 </p><p>C(4) G7(4) C(8) Am(4) F(4) C(8) </p><p>Dealin' cards with old men in the club car, penny a point ain't no one keeping score </p><p>C(4) G7(4) C(8) Am(4) G7(4) C(8) </p><p>Pass the paper bag that holds the bottle, feel the wheels grumblin neath the floor </p><p> Am(8) Em(8) </p><p>All the sons of Pullman porters, And the sons of engineers </p><p> G7(8) D7(8) </p><p>Ride the father's magic carpet made of steel </p><p>Am(8) Em(8) </p><p>Mothers with their babies asleep, A rockin to the gentle beat </p><p> G7(8) C(4) C7(4) </p><p>And the rhythm of the rail is all that they feel </p></li><li><p>Rev. 1 </p><p>January 2015 </p><p>Page 2 of 2 </p><p>Chorus: </p><p>F(4) G7(4) C(8) </p><p>Good morning America how are you </p><p> Am(4) F(4) C(4) G7(4) </p><p>Say don't you know me I'm your native son </p><p> C(4) G7(4) Am(4) D7(4) </p><p>I'm the train they call The City of New Orleans </p><p> Bb(4) G7(4) C(8) </p><p>I'll be gone 500 miles when the day is done </p><p>Verse 3 </p><p>C(4) G7(4) C(8) Am(4) F(4) C(8) </p><p>Nightime on The City of New Orleans, changing cars in Memphis Tennessee </p><p>C(4) G7(4) C(8) </p><p>Halfway home and we'll be there by mornin' </p><p> Am(4) G7(4) C(8) </p><p>Through the Mississippi darkness rollin down to the sea </p><p>Am(8) Em(8) </p><p>And all the towns and people seem, to fade into a bad dream </p><p> G7(8) D7(8) </p><p>And the steel rail still ain't heard the news </p><p>Am(8) Em(8) </p><p>conductor sings his song again, the passengers will please refrain </p><p> G7(8) C(4) C7(4) </p><p>This trains got th' disappearing railroad blues </p><p>Chorus: </p><p>F(4) G7(4) C(8) </p><p>Good morning America how are you </p><p> Am(4) F(4) C(4) G7(4) </p><p>Say don't you know me I'm your native son </p><p> C(4) G7(4) Am(4) D7(4) </p><p>I'm the train they call The City of New Orleans </p><p> Bb(4) G7(4) C(4) Csus(4) </p><p>I'll be gone 500 miles when the day is done </p><p>C(4) Csus(4) repeat until directed by leader to end on C </p></li></ul>

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