George Jones

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White Lightning

By George Jones

Capo 1st Fret

Intro ((A) A (A) A)

Verse 1


Well in Northa Carolina, way back in the hills

lived my old pappy and he had him a still.

He brewed White Lightnin' till the sun went down.

and then he filled him a jug and he’d pass it around.

(E7) (D)

Mighty, mighty pleasin’, pappy's, corn squeezings

(A) (A) (A)

Wissssssssh White Lightnin’



Well the "G" men "T" men revenuers too


Searching for a place where he made his brew.


They were looking tryin’ to book him but my

(D) (A)

Pappy kept on cooking, Wissssssssh ooh White Lightnin’

Solo ((A) A (A) A (D) (A) A (E) (D) (A) A)

Verse 2


Well I asked my old pappy why he called his brew

White Lightnin ‘stead of mountain dew

I took a little sip and right away I knew

my eyes bugged out and my face turned blue

(E7) (D)

Lightnin' started flashin thunder started clashing,

(A) (A) A

Wissssssssh White Lightnin’


Solo ((A) A (A) A (D) (A) A (E) (D) (A) A)

Verse 3


Well a city slicker came and he said "I'm tough"

I think I wanna taste that powerful stuff.

He took one s-slug and drank it right down.

And I heard him a moaning as he hit the ground

(E7) (D)

Mighty, mighty pleasin’, your pappy's, corn squeezings


Wissssssssh ooh White Lightnin’


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