Welcome to my Song Of The South chords page where you'll find my acoustic guitar demo, purchase link to the full lesson, the lyrics to the song as well as a free .pdf you can download.
Song Of The South Chords Demo Lyrics & Pdf
Between 1980 and 1988 Bobby Bare, Johnny Russell, Tom T Hall with Earl Scruggs all recorded this Bob McDill song. It wasn't until 1988 when Alabama put their magic onto the song did it hit #1 on the country charts.
This one is best played with a capo on the 2nd fret for the original key.
Here is the list of chords used in this song.
For the most part you'll simply chop the verses with a single downstroke as you play thru this one. The choruses you can play a bit more rhythm by using a down down up down down up pattern.