ROCKIN' CHAIR
written by Hoagy Carmichael


Intro: c A/C# Dm G

C C9
Old rockin' chair's got me
F Fm
Cane by my side
C F C Dm C
Fetch me that gin, son
D7 G7
'Fore I tan your hide


C Am
Can't get from this cabin
Am Bm Em
Ain't goin' nowhere
D9
Just sitting here grabbin'
C D# E C
At them flies round this old rockin' chair


F7
My dear old aunt Harriet
C G C
Up in heaven she be
F#m B Em
Send down sweet chariot
D9 G
For the end of these troubles I see


Old rockin' chair
Judgement day is near
I'm chained to that old rockin' chair

Old rockin' chair's got me
Cane by my side
Fetch me that gin, son
'Fore I tan your hide
Can't get from this cabin
Ain't goin' nowhere
Just sitting here grabbin'
At them flies round this old rockin' chair

My dear old aunt Harriet
Up in heaven she be
Send down sweet chariot
For the end of these troubles I see

Old rockin' chair
Judgement day is near
I'm chained to that old rockin' chair

Chained to that old rockin' chair