Wagon Wheel Guitar Chords Easy

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Wagon Wheel Guitar Chords

Wagon Wheel is a song co-written by Bob Dylan and Ketch Secor of Old Crow Medicine Show. Darius Rucker’s cover of the song was released in 2013 as the lead single from his album Old Crow Medicine Show. The song is about a man who is hitchhiking and dreams of finding his way back home. The chorus of the song references the image of a wagon wheel, which is symbolic of the journey that the man is on. Rucker’s cover of the song was a hit, reaching the top of the country charts. The song has also been certified Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America.

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)

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