From: Steve Vetter 
Message-ID: <0097B704.54AB1740.19605@vax1.elon.edu>
Subject: CRD: Lynyrd Skynyrd - The Ballad of Curtis Loew


 The Ballad of Curtis Loew
 by Lynyrd Skynyrd

G                          D       C (walk down to)  G
 Well, I used to wake the mornin' ...
G                     D       C (walk down to)  G
 Searchin' for soda bottles ...
G                     D       C (walk down to)  G
 Run 'em down to the corner, ....
G                   D                 C (walk down to)  G
 Cash 'em in, and give my money ...

 Old Curt was a black man with white ....

  C                     G             G7
 Play me a song, Curtis ...
  C                                G             G7
 Well, I got your drinkin' money...
  C                                 G              A 
 People said he was useless, ...
         G                   D                C             G
 'Cause Curtis Loew was the finest ...


: Transcribed by Rich Kulawiec, rsk@ecn.purdue.edu
Chords guessed at by Walt Dabell walt@diusys.cms.udel.edu


From: schwebel@labri.u-bordeaux.fr (Olivier SCHWEBEL [93-94])
Subject: l/lynyrd.skynyrd/the.ballad.of.curtis.loeb

LYNYRD SKYNYRD   The Ballad Of Curtis Loew
from 'Second Helping'

Intro:   E    D    E
        (E)                      B       
Well, I used to wake the ...
E                             A               F#
Searchin' for soda ...
E                           B       
Run 'em down to the corner, down ...
A                                                    E
Cash 'em in, and give my money to ...

Verse:
E              B              A           E
Old Curt was a black man ...
(E)                    B           A          E 
When he had a fifth of wine ...
(E)                   B              A                  E 
He used to own an old Dobro, used ...
(E)                B         A                E
I give old Curt my money, ...

Chorus:
  A                     E            E7 
Play me a song, Curtis ...
  A                                E           E7
Well, I got your drinkin' money...
  A                                E             F#
People said he was useless, ...
        E                  D                A             E       E   D   E
'Cause Curtis Loew was the finest ...

He looked to be sixty, and maybe I ....

Play me a song, Curtis Loew, Curtis ....