Jackson | Johnny Cash


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This is a great song from Johnny Cash. We play this song in the key of “C”, and the guitar chart and lyric sheet we use for open mic night and live performances are available below for your reference. If you prefer to use different guitar tabs or chord charts, we can accomodate any variations.


C
  We got married in a fever hotter than a pepper sprout
  C                                  C7
  We've been talking 'bout Jackson  ever since the fire went out
  C                F                   C
  I'm going to  Jackson, gonna mess around
  C                      F        G7               C
  yeah, I'm going to  Jackson,  look out Jackson  town

  C
  Go on down to Jackson, go ahead and wreck your health
  C                                                    C7
  Go play your hand, you big talking man, and make a big fool of yourself
  C               F                     C
  Yeah, go to  Jackson, go comb your  hair
  C                 F                  G7         C
  Yeah, I'm gonna snow ball Jackson,  see if I  care

  C
  When I breeze into that city, people gonna stoop and bow
  C                               C7
  all them women gonna make me  teach 'em what they don't know how
  C                    F                          C
  aw, I'm going to  Jackson, turn aloose of my  coat,
   C                     F        G7                        C
  yeah, I'm going to  Jackson,  goodbye, that's all she  wrote

   C
  I'm gonna laugh at you in Jackson, and I'll be dancin' on a pony keg
  C                                                      C7
  they'll lead ya round town like a scalded hound, with your  tail tucked between your legs
  C                F                      C
  yeah, go to  Jackson, you big talking  man
  C                          F       G7                     C
  and I'll be waiting in  Jackson, behind my jaypan(Japan) fan

  C
  We got married in a fever hotter than a pepper sprout
  C                                  C7
  We've been talking 'bout Jackson  ever since the fire went out
  C                 F                   C
  I'm going to  Jackson, and that's a  fact
  C                      F        G7                 C
  yeah, I'm going to  Jackson,  ain't never comin'  back


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