When I Got Troubles

Written by Bob Dylan
Recorded May 1959, and released on No direction home (2005)
Tabbed by Eyolf Østrem


Basic pattern:

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E                     A               E
  Well I got troubles, troubles on my mind
          A                                    E
Yes, when I got those troubles, troubles on my mind
                B7                 A                    E
Well, I'm gonna forget my troubles, leave my troubles behind,
  B7
behind

         E               A
I'm gonna swing it up
E                A
 Swing down,
E
 Grab my baby, and wind, wind, wind,
      A                                         E
well, swing your troubles, swing your troubles away
       B7         A                      E
Well, swing, baby, swing your troubles today
                    A       E                 A       E
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 swing it up                     swing it down              grab the baby . . .