pancho and lefty Willie Nelson
Return-path: Received: from concorde.inria.fr by ttacs.ttu.edu (PMDF #3262 ) id ; Fri, 17 Dec 1993 02:46:23 CST Received: from bora (bora.inria.fr) by concorde.inria.fr; Fri, 17 Dec 1993 09:45:04 +0100 Received: by bora, Fri, 17 Dec 1993 09:45:03 +0100 Date: 17 Dec 1993 09:45:02 +0100 From: Chahab Nastar Subject: RE: Willie Nelson In-reply-to: Your message of "15 Dec 93 12:00:32 +0800." To: firstname.lastname@example.org (Greg Vaughn) Message-id: Content-transfer-encoding: 7BIT Pancho and Lefty (Townes Van Zandt) D Livin' on the road, my friend A Was gonna keep us free and clean G But now you wear your skin like iron D A And your breath's as hard as kerosene G You weren't your mama's only boy D G But her favorite one, it seems Bm She began to cry G A When you said good bye G Bm And sank into your dreams Pancho was a bandit, boys Rode a horse fast as polished steel Wore his guns outside his pants For all the honest world to feel Pancho met his match, you know On the deserts down in Mexico No one heard his dyin' words But that's the way it goes G And all the federales say D G They could have had him any day Bm G A They only let him slip away G Bm Out of kindness, I suppose Now Lefty he can't sing the blues All night long like he used to The dust that Pancho bit down South It ended up in Lefty's mouth The day they laid old Pancho low Lefty split for Ohio Where he got the bread to go Well there ain't nobody 'knows But all the federales say They could have had him any day They only let him slip away Out of kindness, I suppose Now poets sing how Pancho fell Lefty's livin' in a cheap hotel The desert's quiet and Cleveland's cold And so the story ends, we're told Pancho needs your prayers, it's true But save a few for Lefty, too He only did what he had to do And now he's growin' old And all the federales say They could have had him any day They only let him go so long Out of kindness, I suppose Yes a few old gray federales still say They could have had him any day They only let him go so wrong Out of kindness, I suppose
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