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Poison Whiskey
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Date: Sat, 8 Jul 1995 15:16:51 -0400 (EDT)
From: Hobbes 
Subject: Poison_Whiskey.crd

This CAN be played on an acoustic, as that is all I play. You need to put 
some extra punch in the strum and hit the bass string with emphasis!

Poison Whiskey  (from the boxed set)
Lynyrd Skynyrd

G
Daddy was a cajun babe
G
Raised on Southern land
G
Some'uv of my kin folk tell me 
G
Was a street fightin' man

C
Well they rush him down to see the doctor
C
Hey! Doctor check his head
G
The only thing that was wrong with him was Uncle Johnny's Red
D
He drank ol' bootleg whiskey
                      G
Until it killed him dead

G
Happened back in the bayou baby
G
Many year ago.
G
Satan came to take him 
G
And did it real slow

C
Well they rushed him down to see the doctor
C
The Doctor just shook his head
G
20 years of rot gut whiskey done killed this poor man dead
D
He drank ol' bootleg whiskey
                   G
And it killed him dead

(solo)

Take a tip from me people
Brother, cain't ya see
Ain't no future in no poison whiskey
    They goin' to rush you down to see the Doctor
    The Doctor goin' to check your head
    The only thing he's goin' to tell you baby
    Stop drinking Johnny Walker's Red

D
Don't drink poison whiskey
C                  G
Don't you drink it boy

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     |  Hobbes                     "Truth Hits Everybody" |        
     |  East Carolina University    -- The Police         |
     |  C.S.A                                             |
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About the artist behind Poison Whiskey:

Lynyrd Skynyrd (pronounced /ˌlɛnɚdˈskɪnɝd/,Leh-Nerd Skin-Nerd) is an American Southern rock band. The band became prominent in the Southern United States in 1973, and rose to worldwide recognition before several members, including lead vocalist and primary songwriter Ronnie Van Zant, were killed in a plane crash in 1977 near McComb, Mississippi. A tribute band was formed in 1987 for a reunion tour with Johnny Van Zant, Ronnie's younger brother, at the helm, and continues to record music today.

The band was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on March 13, 2006, with members Gary Rossington and Billy Powell, former members Ed King, Bob Burns, and Artimus Pyle, and deceased members Ronnie Van Zant, Allen Collins, Steve Gaines, and Leon Wilkeson.

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