Wagon Wheel Guitar Chords

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Wagon Wheel Guitar Chords

Wagon Wheel Guitar Chords

Wagon Wheel is a song cowritten by Bob Dylan and Ketch Secor of the band Old Crow Medicine Show. Dylan wrote the chorus in 1973 while working on the Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid soundtrack and the verse was written by Secor in 2004.

The song was initially released by Old Crow Medicine Show in 2004 and was later covered by Darius Rucker in 2013, reaching the number one spot on both the Hot Country Songs and Country Airplay charts. It has also been popularized by numerous other artists, including the Grateful Dead, Mumford & Sons, and Phish.

The song is about a man‘s journey from North Carolina to the West, where he is searching for hisdarlin“. The chorus ends,I‘m goin down the road, feelin bad/I‘m goin down the road, feelin bad/I‘m gonna find my baby somewhere, Lord/Asingin wagon wheel.”

The chorus is often repeated several times in live performances. The song has become a staple of Americana music, and has been called amodernday folk classic“. It has been featured in various television shows and films, including the 2012

Wagon Wheel Easy Guitar Chords

Capo 2
Intro
[G] [D] [Em] [C] [G] [D] [Em] [C]
[G] [D] [C]
Verse
[G]Heading down south to the [D]land of the pines
[Em]I’m thumbing my way into [C]North Caroline
St[G]aring up the road and p[D]ray to God I see h[C]eadlights
[G]I made it down the coast in [D]seventeen hours
[Em]Picking me a bouquet of [C]dogwood flowers
And I’m a-[G]hopin’ for Raleigh, I can s[D]ee my baby ton[C]ight
Chorus
So [G]rock me momma like a [D]wagon wheel
[Em]Rock me momma any [C]way you feel
H[G]ey,[D] momma r[C]ock me
[G]Rock me momma like the [D]wind and the rain
[Em]Rock me momma like a [C]south bound train
H[G]ey,[D] momma r[C]ock me
Instrumental
[G] [D] [Em] [C] [G] [D] [C]
Verse
[G]Running from the cold [D]up in New England
I was [Em]born to be a fiddler in an [C]old time string band
My [G]baby plays a guitar, [D]I pick a banjo [C]now
Oh, [G]north country winters keep [D]a-getting me down
I lost my [Em]money playing poker so I [C]had to leave town
But I [G]ain’t turning back to [D]living that old life [C]no more
Chorus
So [G]rock me momma like a [D]wagon wheel
[Em]Rock me momma any [C]way you feel
H[G]ey,[D] momma r[C]ock me
[G]Rock me momma like the [D]wind and the rain
[Em]Rock me momma like a [C]south bound train
H[G]ey,[D] momma r[C]ock me
Instrumental
[G] [D] [Em] [C] [G] [D] [C]
[G] [D] [Em] [C] [G] [D] [C]
Verse
[G]Walkin’ to the south [D]out of Roanoke
I caught a [Em]trucker out of Philly had a [C]nice long toke
But [G]he’s a heading west from the [D]Cumberland gap
To [C]Johnson City, Tennessee
And I [G]gotta get a move on [D]before the sun
I hear my [Em]baby calling my
name and I [C]know that she’s the only one
And [G]if I died in Raleigh at [D]least I will die [C]free
Chorus (one strum each chord below)
So [G]rock me momma like a [D]wagon wheel
[Em]Rock me momma any [C]way you feel
H[G]ey,[D] momma r[C]ock me
[G]Rock me momma like the [D]wind and the rain
[Em]Rock me momma like a [C]south bound train
H[G]ey,[D] momma r[C]ock me
(normal strumming)
So [G]rock me momma like a [D]wagon wheel
[Em]Rock me momma any [C]way you feel
H[G]ey,[D] momma r[C]ock me
[G]Rock me momma like the [D]wind and the rain
[Em]Rock me momma like a [C]south bound train
H[G]ey,[D] momma r[C]ock me [G] [D] [Em] [C]
[G][D](fa[C]de)