ukulele
                             
Intro  
[E] 

[C] Hey  
[G] Joe,  
[D] where 

[A] you're going with that  
[E] gun in your hand.  

[C] Hey  
[G] Joe,  
[D] I said, 

[A] where you're going with that gun  
[E] in your hand. 

[C] I'm going down to  
[G] shoot my old lady,  
[D] you know, 

I  
[A] caught her messing around with  
[E] another man. 

[C] I'm going down to shoot  
[G] my old lady,  
[D] you know, 

I  
[A] caught her messing around with  
[E] another man 

(and that ain't too cool) 

[C] Hey  
[G] Joe,  
[D] 

[A] I heard, you shot your  
[E] woman down, shot her down now.  

[C] Hey  
[G] Joe,  
[D] 

[A] I heard, you shot your old  
[E] lady down, 

shot her down to the ground. 

[C] Yes, I  
[G] did, I shot her,  
[D] you 

[A] know, I caught her messing 'round,  
[E] messing 'round town. 

[C] Yes, I  
[G] did, I shot her,  
[D] you know, 

[A] I caught my old lady messing  
[E] 'round town 

(and I gave her the gun, I shot her) 

[C]  
[G]  
[D]  
[A]  
[E] Alright right, show 'em one more time baby 

[C]  
[G]  
[D]  
[A]  
[E] Yeah, ah good 

[C]  
[G]  
[D]  
[A]  
[E] Alright 

[C] Hey  
[G] Joe,  
[D] 

[A] where you gonna run to  
[E] now, where you gonna run to.  

[C] Hey  
[G] Joe,  
[D] 

[A] where you gonna run  
[E] to now, where you gonna go. 

[C] Well dig it,  
[G] I'm going way down South,  
[D] 

[A] way down to  
[E] Mexico way, alright. 

[C] I'm going way  
[G] down South,  
[D] 

[A] way down, where  
[E] I can be free,  

[C] ain't no one gonna find me. Ain't no  
[G] hangman gonna,  
[D] 

he ain't  
[A] gonna put a rope around  
[E] me, 

you better believe it right now, I gotta go now.  

[C] Hey  
[G] Joe,  
[D] you better  
[A] run on down.  
[E] 

* = Alternative bass run