St. James Infirmary

St. James Infirmary
This great song has been around for at least a century.

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(Traditional)

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(Traditional Sea Shanty)

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(Written and Composed by Blind Boy Fuller,  circa 1937)

This Train Is Bound For Glory
(Written and Composed by Big Bill Broonzy,d.1958)

Teddy Bearís Picnic
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St. James Infirmary
This great song has been around for at least a century.  There are several different verses out there, but I sing and play it this way (sounds great on 12- string guitar too!):

             Dm           A7           Dm         Dm               Gm  A7 
I went down to the St. James Infirmary, and I saw my baby there.
Dm                                     A7           Dm A7       Gm         A7    Dm  
He was stretched out on a long white table,  so cold , so fine , so fair.
 

Let him go, let him go, God bless him, wherever he may be.
He can search the whole world over, but heíll never find a doll( one) like me.

Yes, sixteen coal black horse, to pull that rubber tied hack;
And itís seventeen miles to the graveyard, but my babyís never coming back.

Well, now youíve listened to my story, so have another round of booze;
And if anyone should ever ask you, I got those St. James Infirmary blues.

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