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OLD KING

TUNING: DADGBD

SUBMITTED BY: Charlie Coombs CHORDS:
G
D
C
F
Played on Neil's guit-banjo. Note from Wolfgang: I don't hear the dropped tuning, but anyway you can also play this in standard tuning. INTRO: D G King went a-runnin' after deer D Wasn't scared of jumpin' off the truck in high gear G King went a-sniffin' and he would go D C G F Was the best old hound dog I ever did know. D I had a dog and his name was King C I told the dog about everything D There in my truck the dog and I C G F D Then one day the King up and died. INSTRUMENTAL: D D Then I thought about the times we had C Once when I kicked him when he was bad D Old King sure meant a lot to me C G F D But that hound dog is history. INSTRUMENTAL: D G King went a-runnin' after deer D Wasn't scared of jumpin' off the truck in high gear G King went a-sniffin' and he would go D C G F Was the best old hound dog I ever did know. D That old King was a friend of mine C Never knew a dog that was half as fine D I may find one, you never do know C G F D 'Cause I still got a long way to go. INSTRUMENTAL: D D I had a dog and his name was King C I told the dog about everything D Old King sure meant a lot to me C G F D But that hound dog is history. INSTRUMENTAL: D G King went a-howlin' after deer D Wasn't scared of jumpin' off the truck in high gear G King went a-sniffin' and he would go D C G F Was the best old hound dog I ever did know. OUTRO: D