E-Chords
John Prine

Fish And Whistle(Chords)

John Prine

Key: G
Fish and Whistle 
John Prine 

Intro: 
G C G 
C G D 
G C G D G 

(G)I been thinking lately about the (C)people I (G)meet 
The (C)carwash on the (G)corner and the (D)hole in the street 
The (G)way my ankles hurt with (C)shoes on my feet 
And I'm (G)wondering if I'm (D)gonna see tom(G)orrow 

Chorus: 
(G)Father forgive us for (C)what we must (G)do 
(C)You forgive G us we'll (D)forget you 
(G)We'll forgive each other till we (C)both turn blue 
Then we'll (G)whistle and go (D)fishing in (G)Heaven 

Instrumental: 
G C G 
C G D 
G C G D G 

(G)I was in the army but I (C)never dug a (G)trench 
(C)I used to bust my (G)knuckles on a (D)monkey wrench 
Then I'd (G)go to town and drink and (C)give the girls a pinch 
But I (G)don't think they (D)ever even (G)noticed me 

Repeat Chorus: 

(D)Fish and whistle 
Whistle and fish 
(G)Eat every thing that they put on your dish 
And (C)when we get through we'll (G)make a big wish 
That we (A7)never have to do this D7)again 
Again? 
Again??? 

(G)On my very first job I said (C)'thank you' and (G)'please' 
They (C)made me scrub a (G)parking lot (D)down on my knees 
(G)Then I got fired for (C)being scared of bees 
And they (G)only give me (D)fifty cents and (G)hour 

Repeat Chorus: 

Instrumental: 
G C G 
C G D 
G C G D G 

(D)Fish and whistle 
Whistle and fish 
(G)Eat every thing that they put on your dish 
And (C)when we get through we'll (G)make a big wish 
That we A7)never have to do this (D7)again 
Again? 
Again??? 

Repeat Chorus: 

Ending: 
(G)We'll whistle and go (D)fishing in (G)Heaven 
(G)We'll whistle and go (D)fishing in (G)Heaven 

Repeat and fade: 
G C G 
C G D 
G C G D G 
 Complimentary 'Fish And Whistle' ringtone 

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