John Hardy (Anglické písničky (směs))

G 1. John Hardy was a desperate little man Emi G he carried two guns every day he shot a man on the West Virginia Line Emi you should have seen John Hardy getting away poor boy G D G you should have seen John Hardy getting away. 2. He went on across to the East Stone Bridge there he thought he'd be free up steps the sheriff and he takes him by the arm saying Johny come along with me poor boy Johny come along with me. 3. He sent for his mama and his papa too to come and go for his bail but there weren't no bail on a murder charge so they threw John Hardy back in jail poor boy threw John Hardy back in jail. 4. John Hardy had a pretty little girl the dress she wore was blue she came into the jailhouse hall saying Johny I'll be true to you poor boy Johny I'll be true to you. 5. I've been to the East and I've been to the West travelled this wide world around been to the river and I've been baptized and now I'm on my hanging ground now I'm on my hanging ground.