E-Chords
The Allman Brothers Band

Sweet Mama(Chords)

The Allman Brothers Band

Key: C
Intro: C Gm C 

verse 1 
     C     G               C 
Sweet mama, lay your burden down 
     F                     C 
Sweet mama, lay your burden down 
     F                         C                  F 
Just let me tell you 'bout some truth in life I've found 
     C           G                  C 
Sweet mama, Lord, set yourself right down 

verse 2 
     C               G          C 
Lord, pride, it ain't worth a US dime, lord no 
     F                                 C 
Well pride, it ain't worth a poor man's time 
        F               C               F 
And it's misery to be so jealous all the time 
     C           G               C 
Sweet mama, lord, be kind to your mind 

Instrumental 
C  G  C  F  C 
F  C  F  C  G  C 

verse 3 
     C     G               C 
Sweet mama, lay your burden down 
        F                            C 
Oh sweet mama, lord lay them trophies down 
           F                                  C              F 
You know it ain't no good to be givin' me that same old run-around 
            C     G               C 
'Cause sweet mama, lay your burden down 

verse 4 
     C           G                 C 
Sweet mama, lord, you're so feelin' fine 
     F                                  C 
And I know that you think this is just a line 
     F                      C              F 
But I only put these words into this little song 
  C              G             C 
To try, lord, and help us get along 

Outro 
C  G  C  F  C 
F  C  F  C  G  C  F 
C  F  C  F  C  F  C  G  C 

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