SECTION 1:
Dm-G-Dm-C-G
Dm-G-Dm-C-G
F-C
F-C-Dm-G-F-C-G
Dm-Ddim-F-C
G (ending:Dm)
DmYou come across G the Dm James River C-G
Dm For a G needle and a Dm thread C-G
Dm A snakeskin G vest for the Dm doctor C-G
F A bottle of C aspirin for your Dm head G-Dm-G

Dm You come across G the Dm old lee bridge C-G
Dm A-For a dollar G fifty in Dm change C-G
Dm But would you G come across the Dm James River C-G
F to be my C woman a-Dm-gain? G
F to be my C woman a-G-gain?

SECTION 2:
Dm-Ddim-F-C
Dm-Ddim-F-C
Dm-Ddim-F-C
G

Dm-G-Dm-C-G

You go to work for Ms. Kitty
For a decent rate of pay
But would you come across the James River
For this heart of gold?
For this heart of gold?

REPEAT SECTION 2

Dm-G-Dm-C-G

You keep a pistol in your left boot
A brush an' comb in your purse.
But would you come across the James River
To be my woman again? Oh yeah
To be my woman again?

ENDING:
Dm-Ddim-F-C
Woo-hoo-Dm-hoo Ddim-F-C
Dm-Ddim-F-C Woo-hoo-hoo
Woo-hoo-G-hoo
Dm
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James River Lyrics

Cracker – James River Lyrics