Joe Hill guitar chords and lyrics
for The Dubliners. Joe Hill came to America from Sweden, He was a songwriter,Labourer,and union organizer,He became famous around the world after the Utah court convection for murder He was framed and died a hero and a rebel. The tin whistle sheet music notes are included. The two youtube videos are of myself.
These are the chords I use in the youtube video. Capo on first fret if you want.
I[G] dreamed I saw Joe Hill last night,as [C]live as you and [G]me,
Says[C] I to Joe your [G]ten years dead,i [D]never died says he,
I [D7]never died says [G]he,
The [G]copper bosses shot you Joe they[C] filled you up with [G]lead,
Takes [C]more than guns to [G]kill a man says [D]Joe and I ain't dead
Says [D7]Joe and I ain't [G]dead.
From [G]saltlake city Joe said I him [C]stand by my [G]bed,
They [C]framed you on a [G]murder charge,
Says [D]Joe but I ain't dead,says [D7]Joe but I ain't dead.
And [G]standing there as big as life,and[C] smiling with hes [G]eyes,
Says [C]Joe what they for[G]got to kill,went [D]on to organise,
Went [D7]on to orga[G]nise.
Joe [G]Hill ain't dead he said to me,Joe [C]Hill ain't never [G]died,
Where [C]working men de[G]fend their rights,
Joe [D]Hill is by their side,Joe[D7] Hill is by their side.
From [G]San Diego up to Maine,in [C]every mine and mill,
Where [C]workers strike and [G]organise,
Joe [D]Hill is by their side, Joe [D7]Hill is by their [G]side.