Artist Gladys Knight And The Pips
Album Midnight Train To Georgia
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Intro -x2-: Db Fm7 Gb Ab 

Verse:
Db      Fm7   Gb    Ab         
   l.a.              proved   
Db                 Fm7       Gb                 Ab
 too much for the man, -Too much for the man.   He couldn't 
Db		   Fm7              Gb   Eb       Ab             Ab7
make it-   So he's leavin' the life        he's come to know,      -He said he's 
Db                   Fm7                Gb     Ab
goin'- He Said he's goin back to find       -goin back to find-
Db         Fm7                     Gb         Ab
Ooh, Ooh, Ooh   what's left of his world,
Db                Fm7          Gb   Eb            Ab     Ab7
    The world he left behind      Not so long ago.

Chorus:
     Db        Fm7      Gb          Ab
He's leaving, -leavin-    On that midnight train to 
Db                        Fm7              Gb    Ab
Georgia, -Leavin' on the midnight train-
Db                    Fm7  Gb                   Eb               Ab
Said he's goin' back     -Goin back to find-     To a simpler place and time. 
                                            Ab7
-Whenever he takes that ride- Oh yes he is -Guess who's gonna be right by his side-
      Db          Fm7             Gb             Ab
And I'll be with him -I know you will- On that midnight train to
Bbm                                         Eb
Georgia, -Leavin' on the midnight train to Georgia, Woo-woo-
Gb                              Ab
 I'd rather live in his world -Livin in his world- Than live without him in 
Db            Fm7      Gb    Ab
mine. -Their world is his, his and hers alone-

Verse:
Db        Fm7       Gb         Ab
 He kept dreamin' -dreamin'-   That someday
Db            Fm7      Gb                 Ab
 he'd be the star. -a superstar, but he didn't get far-
Db                     Fm7           Gb          Eb           Ab
 But he sure found out the hard way  That dreams don't always
                                           Ab7
come true. -Dreams don't always come true. Uh-uh. No. Uh-uh- So he 
Db              Fm7   Gb      Ab
pawned all his hopes   -Ooh ooh ooh ooh- and he even 
Db Fm7        Gb        Ab
sold his old car -Ooh ooh ooh ooh- Bought a 
Db                Fm7   Gb              Eb    Ab
one way ticket back       To the life   he once knew,
              Ab7
Oh yes he did,  He said he would. Although 

Chorus:
Db             Fm7      Gb         Ab
 he's leavin -leavin'-   On that midnight train to 
Db                        Fm7              Gb     Ab
Georgia, -Leavin' on the midnight train.-
Db                         Fm7   Gb                  Eb            Ab
Said he's goin' back to find   -Goin back to find-    a simpler place and time. 
                              Ab7
-Whenever he takes that ride, guess who's gonna be right by his side- And I'm 
Db                  Fm7                  Gb         Ab
 gonna be with him    -I know you will-   On that midnight train to
Bbm                                        Eb
Georgia, -Leavin on the midnight train to Georgia. Woo-woo!-
Gb                              Ab
 I'd rather live in his world -Live in his world- Than live without him in 
Db            Fm7      Gb    Ab
mine. -Their world is his, his and hers alone-

Chorus:
 Db              Fm7  Gb              Ab
Ooh, he's leavin    -leavin- On the midnight train to
Db                      Fm7               Gb             Ab
Georgia -Leavin on the midnight train- Yeah, ooh lord 
Db                       Fm7  Gb                 Eb                  Ab
Said he's goin back to find -Goin back to find-   Oooh, a simpler place and time.
                              Ab7
-Whenever he takes that ride, guess who's gonna be right by his side-  I've 
Db                 Fm7               Gb          Ab
got to be with him    -I know you will-   Ohhh, on that midnight 
Bbm                                                Eb
train to Georgia -Leavin on the midnight train to Georgia. Woo-woo-
Gb                              Ab
 I'd rather live in his world -Livin in his world- That live without him 
 Db             Fm7      Gb    Ab
-Her- in mine -world is his, his and hers alone-

Outro:
Db      Fm7                   Gb                          Ab
  -One love- One love -gonna board-gonna board, -On the midnight train to ride- 
Db               Fm7                      Gb                          Ab
  One love -One love- Wanna board -gonna board- Gotta board -On the midnight train to ride-
Db               Fm7                      Gb                     Ab
  One love -One love- Wanna board -gonna board- Uh-huh -On the midnight train to ride-
Db               Fm7                    Gb                   Ab
  My world -One love- His world -gonna board- Our world is mine and his alone
Db               Fm7                    Gb                   Ab
  My world -One love- His world -gonna board- Our world is mine and his alone
Db                 Fm7                      Gb                          Ab 
 I got to go -One love- I got to go -Gonna board- I got to go -On the midnight train- hey!
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Brooke

If you do the -1, I recommend playing Em instead of Em7. I think it sounds nicer.

Blanca

-1 is very easy

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