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Intro:
A  E  Gbm  D
A  E  Gbm  D
A  E  D

Verse:
A                         E
Heading down south to the land of the pines
Gbm                       D
I'm thumbing my way into North Caroline
A                       E                 D 
Staring up the road and pray to God I see headlights
A                           E
I made it down the coast in seventeen hours
Gbm                      D
Picking me a bouquet of dogwood flowers
          A                        E              D
And I'm a-hopin' for Raleigh, I can see my baby tonight

Chorus:
   A                    E 
So rock me momma like a wagon wheel
Gbm                D
Rock me momma any way you feel
A   E       D
Hey,  momma rock me
A                      E
Rock me momma like the wind and the rain
Gbm                   D
Rock me momma like a south bound train
A   E       D
Hey,  momma rock me

Interlude:
A  E  Gbm  D
A  E  D

Verse:
A                     E
Running from the cold up in New England
      Gbm                         D
I was born to be a fiddler in an old time string band
   A                    E              D
My baby plays a guitar, I pick a banjo now
    A                            E
Oh, north country winters keep a-getting me down
          Gbm                       D
I lost my money playing poker so I had to leave town
      A                     E                    D  
But I ain't turning back to living that old life no more

Chorus:
   A                    E 
So rock me momma like a wagon wheel
Gbm                D
Rock me momma any way you feel
A   E       D
Hey,  momma rock me
A                      E
Rock me momma like the wind and the rain
Gbm                   D
Rock me momma like a south bound train
A   E       D
Hey,  momma rock me

Interlude:
A  E  Gbm  D
A  E  D

Verse:
A                    E
Walkin' to the south out of Roanoke
           Gbm                          D
I caught a trucker out of Philly had a nice long toke
    A                            E
But he's a heading west from the Cumberland gap
   D 
To Johnson City, Tennessee
      A                   E
And I gotta get a move on before the sun
          Gbm                         D
I hear my baby calling my name and I know that she's the only one
    A                       E                D
And if I died in Raleigh at least I will die free

Chorus -No chords-:
So rock me momma like a wagon wheel
Rock me momma any way you feel
Hey,  momma rock me
Rock me momma like the wind and the rain
Rock me momma like a south bound train


                     D
Hey,  momma rock me
   A                    E 
So rock me momma like a wagon wheel
Gbm                D
Rock me momma any way you feel
A   E       D
Hey,  momma rock me
A                      E
Rock me momma like the wind and the rain
Gbm                   D
Rock me momma like a south bound train
A   E       D        A  E  Gbm  D  A  E  D
Hey,  momma rock me
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4 Comments

  1. Transpose +3 for a super easy chords. It’s also great for an alto voice. :)

  2. Jeffersont

    darius rucker and and i love this song :)

  3. rjaultman

    Judging by the lyrics this is correct in saying that this is by Darius Rucker. The different versions of the songs have different lyrics and sound very different. This is a great song though no matter who sings their version. I transpose down 2 for easier playing in my style though!

  4. His song is Bob Dylan’s and old crow medicine shows!!!!!!!!!!!!! Not Darius Rucker’s

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