Words & Music:

Neil Young


F   G  Em7  F  G  |  F  C  F  G  Em7


F  G     Em7   F         G              F         C

Oh--  Alabama; the devil fools with the best-laid plans.

F     G    Em7   

Swing low, Alabama.

F                     D

You got spare change, you got to feel strange,

E                  F           G

And now the moment is all that it meant.



Am7                                                  C             D

Alabama, you got the weight on your shoulders that's breaking your back.

     Am7                                         C            D

Your Cadillac has got a wheel in the ditch and a wheel on the track.


Oh, Alabama, banjos playing through the broken glass

Windows down in Alabama.

See the old folks tied in white ropes.

Hear the banjo; don't it take you down home?




Oh Alabama; can I see you and shake your hand.

Make friends down in Alabama.

I'm from a new land; I come to you and see all this ruin

What are you doin'?

Am7                                       C         D

Alabama, You got the rest of the union to help you along

       Am7        F  G  Em7

What's goin' wrong?


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