Bob Dylan - Crash On The Levee Down In The Flood Guitar Chords

Bob Dylan

album rock, classic rock, folk, folk rock

Chords: G, C/G, C7, G7, C, D, Em
Crash on the Levee (Down in the Flood)
Bob Dylan and the Band
The Basement Tapes
Capo 2


[Intro]

G   C/G G C/G G


[Verse 1]

G
Crash on the levee mama,
                     C/G G C/G  G  G C/G  G C/G
water's gonna overflow,
C7
swamp's gonna rise,
                G   C/G G C/G  G  G C/G  G C/G
no boat's gonna row.
             G7             
Now you can train on down to William's point,
         C7
you can bust your feet,
        G7    
you can rock this joint.


[Refrain]

    C        
But oh mama, ain't you gonna
                       G   C/G G C/G  G  G C/G  G C/G
miss your best friend now.
          D       
You gonna have to find yourself
 Em             C        G   C/G G C/G  G  G C/G  G C/G
another best friend somehow.


[Verse 2]

G
Now don't you try and move me,
                    C/G G C/G  G  G C/G  G C/G
you're just gonna lose.
C7
There's a crash on the levee
                       G   C/G G C/G  G  G C/G  G C/G
and mama you been refused.
          G7
Well it's sugar for sugar and it's salt for salt,
         C7
if you go down in the flood
           G7
it's gonna be your fault.


[Refrain]

    C        
But oh mama, ain't you gonna
                       G   C/G G C/G  G  G C/G  G C/G
miss your best friend now.
          D       
You gonna have to find yourself
 Em             C        G   C/G G C/G  G  G C/G  G C/G
another best friend somehow.


[Verse 3]

G 
Well that high tide's rising,
                    C/G G C/G  G  G C/G  G C/G
mama don't you let me down.
C7
Pack up your suitcase,
                         G   C/G G C/G  G  G C/G  G C/G
mama don't you make a sound.
             G7
Now it's king for king, queen for queen,
           C7
it's gonna be the meanest flood
              G7
that anybody's seen.


[Refrain]

    C        
But oh mama, ain't you gonna
                       G   C/G G C/G  G  G C/G  G C/G
miss your best friend now.
          D       
You gonna have to find yourself
 Em             C        G   C/G G C/G  G  G C/G  G C/G
another best friend somehow.

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