T:Nine Pound Hammer M:2/4 K:G I:C:GGGG CCCC GGDD GGGG I:C:GGGG CCCC GGDD GGGG

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K:G This nine pound [G]hammer, is a little too [C]heavy, for my [G]size, [D] buddy for my [G]size. Roll on buddy, don't you roll so [C]slow, How can I [G]roll, [D] when the wheels won't [G]go. It's a long way to [G]Harlan, and a long way to [C]Hazard, Just to get a little [G]boozer, [D] just to get a little [G]booze. Oh, the nine pound hammer, killed John [C]Henry, Ain't gonna kill [G]me, [D] ain't gonna kill [G]me. There ain't one [G]hammer, down in this [C]tunnel, That can ring like [G]mine, [D] that can ring like [G]mine. Rings like silver, shines like [C]gold, Rings like [G]silver, [D] shines like [G]gold. Buddy when I'm long [G]gone, won't you make my [C]tombstone, Out of number nine [G]coal, [D] out of number nine [G]coal. I'm goin on the mountain, just to see my [C]baby, And I ain't coming [G]back, [D] no I ain't coming [G]back.