Chattanooga Choo-Choo

(original chords)

Words & Music:

Mack Gordon & Harry Warren

[1st vox note = F#]


D   Gdim   Fdim  D       A7       G/B   A7    G    D

Par-don--- me--, boy, is that the Chattanooga Choo-Choo?

D6    D   B7 E7  Bm7-5 E7       Bm7-5    E7     A7  D   G   D

Track twenty-nine--------.  Boy, you can give me a shine.

D Gdim  Fdim  D       A7      G/B   A7    G    D

I can-- af----ford to board a Chattanooga Choo-Choo.

D6   D   B7 E7  Bm7-5 E7     Bm7-5  E7     A7 D  G  D

I've got my fare-------- and just a trifle to spare.


D   DM7   D7  G            D7              G       D7 G

You leave the Pennsylvania Station 'bout a quarter to four,

G          D7                   G     D7 G

Read a magazine and then you're in Baltimore.

C              A7    G                E7

Dinner in the diner, nothing could be finer

A7      Em7       A7      Em7     Am7  D7

Than to have your ham and eggs in Carolina.


G                 D7              G        D7  G

When you hear the whistle blowin' eight to the bar,

G                  D7           G     D7  G

Then you know that Tennessee is not very far.

C      C/B     A7       G     G/F#    E7

Shovel all the coal in, gotta keep it rollin'.

Am7       D7          Am7   D7  G   G7

Woo, woo, Chattanooga there you are!


C       Dm7   C    C7      F            Fdim  C

There's gonna be a certain party at the sta---tion,

Dm7   Am7 D7  Am7  D7            Dm7   G7    C

Satin and lace-------, I used to call "funny face."

C     Dm7   C           C7                 F      Fm

She's gonna cry until I tell her that I'll never roam.

Bb9 C    G/B    Am7        F        G             C   C/B  A7

So, Chattanooga Choo-Choo, won't you choo-choo me home?

C     G/B   Am7        F         G            C   F   C

Chattanooga Choo-Choo, won't you choo-choo me home?


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