Ramblin' Man

Words & Music:

The Allman Brothers


This is fully transcribed in the "Southern Rock" issue of Guitar Legends; also in the May-June issue of Guitar Edge.










G           F               G

Lord, I was born a ramblin' man,

G                           C                D

Trying to make a living and doing the best I can.

C                  G          Em                 C

When it's time for leaving, I hope you'll understand

G          D               G

That I was born a rambling man.


G               F               G

My father was a gambler down in Georgia.

G                  C              D

He wound up on the wrong end of a gun.

C                     G              Em        C

And I was born in the back seat of a Greyhound bus

G            D             G

Rolling down highway forty-one




I'm on my way to New Orleans this morning

Leaving out of Nashville, Tennessee

They're always having a good time down on the bayou, Lord

Them delta women think the world of me





G           F               G

Lord, I was born a ramblin' man.  [repeat and out]


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