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Transcribed by: asf0@comcast.net  Alice Franceschini
Date:  February 1, 2000
Album:  Super Hits
Written by:  Jerry Hubbard
Note: open means to strum strings without holding a chord.
Listen to the recording for the timing.  N.c. means no chord played.

                AMOS MOSES    Jerry Reed

Intro
Fully muted
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--6--7--6--7--6-7 ect-------------
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"the vamp" (Basic idea of riff)
Rythmn guitar vamps on open and A
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---------5-------7-5-ect-------
--5--7------7-5----------------
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-------------------------------   "Yea Here comes Amos"   

A                               B7                           D7 D7
Now Amos Moses was a cajun  He lived by hisself in the swamp 
D7                                                                       A
He hunted alligator for a living He'd just knock em in the head with a stomp

Play "the vamp" see above
Now Louisiana's laws gonna get cha Amos

Play "the vamp"
It ain't legal hunting alligator down in the swamp boy

A                                      B7                        D7 D7
Now everybody blamed his old man for making him mean as a snake
D7                                                           A
When Amos Moses was a boy his daddy would use for alligator bait

Play "the vamp"
Tie a rope around his face and throw him in the swamp  ha ha ha

Play "the vamp"
Alligator bait in the Louisiana bayou

        E                         D7                   A  
About forty-five minutes on the eastern tip of Dole, Louisiana
         E                   D7                         A  
Lived a man called Doc Mill-South and his pretty wife Hannah
             E                         D7                     A                 
Well, they raised up a son that could eat up his weight in groceries

n.c. or pluck random strings while holding D7
Named his after a man of the cloth Called him Amos Moses

Play "the vamp"
Yeah ha ha

          A                               B7                       D7 D7 
Now the folks around South Louisiana Said Amos was a hell of a man
D7                                                               A
He could trap the biggest the meanest alligator in his hugh one hand

Play "the vamp"
That's all he's got left cause an alligator bit it  Ha ha

Play "the vamp"
Left done gone clear up to the elbow

            A                                  
Well, the sheriff got wind that Amos
             B7                           D7 D7
Was in the swamp trapping alligator skin
D7                        
So he snuck into the swamp gonna get that boy
D7                        A    
But he never came out a-gain

Play "the vamp"
Well, I wonder where the Louisiana sheriff went to

Play "the vamp"
Well, you can sure get lost in the Louisiana bayou
        E                           D7                    A  
About forty-five minutes from the eastern tip of Dole, Louisiana
         E                 D7                        A            
Lived a cat call Doc Mill-South and his pretty wife Hannah
             E                         D7                     A
Well, they raised up a son that could eat up his weight in groceries

n.c. or random strings plucked holding D7
Named his after a man of the cloth Called him Amos Moses

Play "the vamp"
"Set out on em Amos  Make it count son"

        E                        D7                    A
About forty-five minutes on the eastern tip of Dole, Louisiana
          E                  D7                         A
Lived a man called Doc Mill-South and his pretty wife Hannah


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