OLD KING - NEIL YOUNG
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from: HARVEST MOON


Submitted by: Charlie Coombs (GUNGBG@aol.com)
(via http://HyperRust.Org)

NOTES:
Played on Neil's guit-banjo.
Use double dropped-D tuning (DADGBD)

Note from Wolfgang: I don't hear the dropped tuning,
but anyway you can also play this in standard tuning.

INTRO: D

G
King went a-runnin' after deer 
D
Wasn't scared of jumpin' off the truck in high gear 
G
King went a-sniffin' and he would go 
D        C    G   F
Was the best old hound dog I ever did know. 

D
I had a dog and his name was King 
C
I told the dog about everything 
D
There in my truck the dog and I 
C    G      F    D
Then one day the King up and died. 

INSTRUMENTAL: D

D
Then I thought about the times we had 
C
Once when I kicked him when he was bad 
D
Old King sure meant a lot to me 
C  G  F  D
But that hound dog is history. 

INSTRUMENTAL: D

G
King went a-runnin' after deer 
D
Wasn't scared of jumpin' off the truck in high gear 
G
King went a-sniffin' and he would go 
D     C    G   F
Was the best old hound dog I ever did know. 

D
That old King was a friend of mine 
C
Never knew a dog  that was half as fine 
D
I may find one, you never do know 
C    G      F    D
'Cause I still got a long way to go. 

INSTRUMENTAL: D

D
I had a dog and his name was King 
C
I told the dog about everything 
D
Old King sure meant a lot to me 
C  G  F  D
But that hound dog is history. 

INSTRUMENTAL: D

G 
King went a-howlin' after deer 
D
Wasn't scared of jumpin' off the truck in high gear 
G
King went a-sniffin' and he would go 
D     C   G   F
Was the best old hound dog I ever did know.  

OUTRO: D