Written by Eric Andersen and Rick Danko.
Album: Danko Fjeld Andersen
Em G A/C# C Old man go to the river D B/D# Em G7 single notes: g a b To drop his bale of woes C A/C# G D/F# Em He could go if he wanted to C A/C# G D/F# Em A7 It's just a boat to row you know, whoa listen to me now... Chorus: G C D Blue river keep right on rollin' D B/D# Em G7 single notes: g a b All along the shoreline C D G D/F# Em Keep us safe from the deep And the dark C D G We don't want to stray too far |C |G D/F#| I spent the day with my old dog Mo Walkin' down an old dirt road What he's thinkin' about well I don't know But for him I bet the time Just goes so slow He's just a dog you know Listen to me now... Chorus: Blue river keep right on rollin' All along the shoreline Keep us safe from the deep and the dark Don't want to stray too far Young man stands with his axe in his hand Believin' that the crops are all in Firewood stacked ten by ten For the wife, the folks, the kids And all of the kin And a friend... Chorus: Blue river keep right on rollin' All along the shoreline keep us safe from the deep and the dark We don't want to stray too far We don't want to stray too far Don't want to stray too far
Every verse & chorus is the same. The A/C# is the same shape as B/D#, but shaped as:
A/C#= E: X B: 2 G: 2 D: 2 A: 4 E: x B/D#= E: X B: 4 G: 4 D: 4 A: 6 E: xG7 is shaped as:
E: X B: X G: 0 D: 3 A: 2 E: X