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Song: The Little Man Tab

Title:  The Little Man
Artist: Alan Jackson
Transcribe by: John McDaniel

capo - 1st fret

C                                         G
I remember walkin' round the court square sidewalks     
 Lookin' in windows at things I couldn't  want
C                                             G
There's Johnson's Hardware and Morman's Jewelry
And the old Lee Kings  apothacary  
                      C            F         C            F
They were the little man      The little man

C                         G
I go back now the stores are empty
except and old coke sign dated 1950
C                             G
Boarded up like they never existed    
or renovated and called historic districts
                       C            F                           C            F
There goes the little man        there goes the little man

              Am                          F  
Now the court square's  just a set of streets
C                                        G
that people go round but the seldom think
               Am                F       
bout' the little man  that built this town
   C                          G
before the big money shut um' down
                     C           F               C          F
and killed the little man     ah, the little man

C                                             G
He pumped your gas and he'd clean your glass
One cold rainy night he fixed your flat
C                                            G
The new store came where you do it yourself
You buy lotto ticket and food off the shelf
               C            F                           C       
forget the little man      forget about that little man

C                                G       
He hung on there for a few more years
but he couldn't sell slurpies and he wouldn't sell beer
C                                                  G
Now the bank rents the station to a man down the road
and they sell velvet Elvis  and  2nd hand clothes
                             C     F                             C            
there goes the little man    there goes another little man

Repeat Chorus:
C                                  G
Now store's lined up in a concrete strip
You buy the whole world in just one trip
C                                        G
You save a penny cause it's jumbo size
and they don't ever realize 
                      C          F                  C      F 
their killin' the little man         ah, the little man

Repeat Chorus:

C                                 G
It wasn't long ago when I was a child 
an old black man came with his mule and his plow
C                                            G     
He broke the ground where we grew our garden
back before we'd all forgotten 
                C           F         C           F                    C      
about the little man      the little man     long live the little man
God Bless the little man

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