I Got A Name

Words & Music:

Jim Croce


C                   G/B                Am Am/G       F    G        C

Like the pine trees lining the winding road, I got a name, I got a name.

C                G/B                   Am Am/G       D7/F#

Like the singing bird and the croaking toad, I got a name

           G   Gsus4/C  G/D

I've got a name.

Em             F               C          E

And I carry it with me like my Daddy did.

                   Am  Am/G           G  Gsus4/C G/D

But I'm living the dream that he kept hid.



Em                 F        Em                  A7

Moving me down the highway, rolling me down the highway.

F               G                  C

Moving ahead so life won't pass me by.


Like a north wind whistling down the sky, I got a song, I got a song.

Like the whippoorwill and the baby's cry, I've got a song, I've got a song.

And I carry it with me and I sing it loud.

If it gets me nowhere, I'll go there proud.






And I'm gonna go there free.


Like the fool I am and I'll always be, I've got a dream, I've got a dream.

They can change their minds but they can't change me.

I've got a dream, I've got a dream.

I know I could share it, if you want me to.

If you're going my way, I'll go with you.


CHORUS:  [2x]


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