Bread And Gravy

Words & Music:

Traditional American


G         B7     G                 C

Bread and gravy, lots of bread and gravy.

G         B7     G                 C7

Beans and bacon, lots of beans and bacon.

E7      B7       G               C

No more frettin' since I've been gettin'

G               D7            G    D7

Lots of bread & gravy all the time.


Peace and quiet, lots of peace and quiet.

Friends and money, lots of friends and money.

No more ramblin', I'm through with scramblin'.

Keep up with the Jones's all the time.



G7  C           E7           C                  A7

Got good reason to be swell, and my clothes all fit me well,

G     Bm   D7   G     G7

And I wear nice rings.

C                E7     C               A7

I'm as free as I can be and my honey's lovin' me.

G     Bm         D7        G      D7

So, I just can't keep from singin':


Bread and gravy, lots of bread and gravy.

Goodnight kisses, my love never misses.

No more blues, now; no bad news, now.

Just lots of bread and gravy all the time.


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