i did this as a quick tab, if you find mistakes let me know.
i did this just for cardboardblues as a guide.there could be a G somewhere in the verse. hope it's right
i woke up this morning. kissed my wife good-bye
i pray to god that i make it home safe tonight
it's a dangerous job but i take that risk
i trade my blood and sweat just to feed my kids
i been working for the man since the tender age
now a rich politician wants to lower my wage
pour me a drink so i can understand...these are the struggles of a workin man.
i work outside in the pourin rain, when it's cold as ice, when i'm full of pain
it dont matter what i feel inside, long as the job that i'm workin gets done on time
the boss man says works getting slow, pack up your tools and head on home
i pour another drink and try to understand, these are the troubles of a workin man
"see i work construction..i build things..do you understand how important
that is to the world? none of ya'll realize the pressure a man like me has on him
i love my wife and i raise my son, best i can, better than some
i just found out the other day i got another little one thats on the way
i took a new job down at the factory.yeah it dont pay much but at least we can eat
i roll up a smoke and make a new plan, these are the struggles of a workin man
Dm C G Dm
went down to the river just the other day, got down on my knees and began to pray
Dm C Dm
I said lord please wont you understand, struggles of this workin man
these are the struggles of a workin man
"i'll tell you what we need, we need some payin gigs.
we dont need this messing round first patty on then another,
that's for dickens"