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Willin Chords

Willin is a song written by Lowell George, a member of the American rock band Little Feat. The song was first released on Little Feat‘s 1971 eponymous album. It is one of the band‘s most popular songs and has become a staple in the live sets of many other musicians. The song is a slow blues, featuring a relaxed feel and a simple arrangement.

The lyrics tell the story of a man who islost and alone andwillin to be moved“. The chorus of the song features the lineI‘m willin to be moved, I‘m willin to be swayed“, which has become a popular phrase in popular culture. Willin has been covered by many artists, including Linda Ronstadt, Phish, Widespread Panic, and Los Lobos.

The song has also been featured in many films and television shows, including the films Thelma & Louise, The Shawshank Redemption, and Walk the Line. Willin has become an essential part of the Little Feat live show. The band often extends the song to include jams and solos from various members. The band has also used the song to close their shows, with the band and audience singing the chorus together.

Willin Guitar Chords


[Intro]
 
G  D* (see notes) Em  C  G  C  C* (see notes)  C  G  x2
 
[Verse 1]
G
I've been warped by the rain
D*
Driven by the snow
Em                C
Drunk and dirty - don't you know
        G      C  C*  C   G
But I'm still..         ..willin
 
[Verse 2]
            G
(And I was) Out on the road
D*
Late at night
Em                      C
Seen my pretty Alice in every headlight
G       C  C*  C   G
Alice..          ..Dallas Alice
 
[Chorus]
G                C         D
And I been from  Tucson to Tucumcari
D            G
Tehachapi to Tonapa
G                                         C
Driven every kind of rig that's ever been made
C                                       D        D**
Driven the back roads so I wouldn't get weighed
 
And if you give me
 
(No chords again but I use a stepping C)
C  step down to  G
Weed, Whites and wine
G                 D
And you show me a sign
D       G       C C* C       G
I'll be willin'        to be movin'
 
[Verse 3]
G
Kicked by the wind
D*
Robbed by the sleet
D*     Em                     C
Had my head stoved in but I'm still on my feet
C       G     C C* C  G
And I'm still ....    in a whole lot of trouble
 
[Verse 4]
G                                   D*
Smuggled some smokes and folks from Mexico
Em
Baked by the sun
C                  G
Every time I go to Mexico
C C* C           G
         And I'm still....
 
[Chorus]
G                C         D
And I been from  Tucson to Tucumcari
D            G
Tehachapi to Tonapa
G                                         C
Driven every kind of rig that's ever been made
C                                       D        D**
Driven the back roads so I wouldn't get weighed
 
And if you give me
 
(No chords again but I use a stepping C)
C  step down to  G
Weed, Whites and wine
G                 D
And you show me a sign
D       G       C C* C       G
I'll be willin'        to be movin'