Cincinnati Jail Song Lyrics and Chords

Bobby Bare

 

Cincinnati Jail Song Lyrics and Chords by Bobby Bare

 

[chordpress float=”none” format=”yes” hbnotation=”no” interactive=”no” transpose=”0″]Cincinnati Jail
Recorded by Bobby Bare
Written by Mel Tillis
[C]It’s [Am]cold as a [G7]well in [C]Cincinnati [D7]jail
[G7]I ain’t got no[C]body [F]I ain’t got no[G7]body
[C]Shouldn’t have [F]drunk that [G7]wine it [C]messed up my country [G7]mind
But [C]I didn’t know that [F]pretty gal wasn’t [D7]free not [G7]free
And [C]someone [F]called the [G7]law and [C]I had a southern [G7]drawl
The [F]first one they locked [G7]up you’re right was [C]me
Now it’s [Am]cold as a [G7]well in [C]Cincinnati [D7]jail
[G7]I ain’t got no[C]body [F]I ain’t got no[G7]body
[C]I heard a [F7]lot [G7]about that [C]great midwestern [G7]town
So I [C]thought I’d better [F]go and look [D7]around look [G7]around
[C]Couldn’t [F]find me no [G7]job and [C]my kind just don’t [G7]rob
But [F]they don’t want no [G7]southern bums [C]around
It’s [Am]cold as a [G7]well in [C]Cincinnati [D7]jail
[G7]I ain’t got no[C]body [F]I ain’t got no[G7]body
Lord an [C]Appalac[F]hian [G7]boy [C]ain’t never known much [G7]joy
But I was [C]better off in my [F]Blueridge Mountain [D7]home sweet [G7]home
[C]I could see the [F]light of [G7]day I could [C]while the time [G7]away
On the [F]mornin’ the government [G7]gave me to live [C]on
But it’s [Am]cold as a [G]well in [C]Cincinnati [D7]jail
[G7]I ain’t got no[C]body [F]I ain’t got no[G7]body[C][/chordpress]

 

FAQ

 

Who sang the the song Cincinnati Jail?
– The song Cincinnati Jail was sang by Bobby Bare.

 

Who is Bobby Bare?
– Robert Joseph Bare Sr. (born April 7, 1935) is an American country music singer and songwriter, best known for the songs “Marie Laveau”, “Detroit City” and “500 Miles Away from Home”. He is the father of Bobby Bare Jr., also a musician.

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