running gun Marty Robbins
Date: Sun, 09 Apr 1995 15:10:37 -0300 From: Charlie Berube Subject: Running Gun To: Greg Vaughn MIME-version: 1.0 RUNNING GUN by Marty Robins D G7 I rode out of Kansas City,going/ south to Mexico A G7 D I was/ running dodging danger,left the/ girl that I loved so G7 Far behind lay Kansas City and the/ past that I had earned A G7 D Twenty/ notches on my six gun marked the/ lessons I had learned G7 D Many times I sold my fast gun for a/ place to lay my head G7 D A Till the/ nights began to haunt me by the/ men that I lay dead D G7 Couldn't/ stand it any longer with the/ life that I'd begun A G7 D So I/ said good-bye to Jeannie and/ became a running gun G7 I rode into Amarillo as the sun sank in the west A G7 D My thoughts in Kansas City and the girl that I love best G7 As I smiled and kissed her gently and then turned around to go A G7 D Said I'd send for her to meet me when I reached old Mexico G7 D I had barely left the saddle and my foot just touched the ground G7 D A When a cold voice from the shadows told me not to turn around D G7 Said he new about my fast gun,new the price paid by the law A G7 D Challenged by a bounty hunter,so I turned around to draw D G7 I knew someday I'd meet him for his hand like lightning flashed A G7 D My own gun stayed in leather as his bullet tore it's path G7 As my strength was slowly fading,I could see him walk away A G7 D And I knew that where I lie today,he to must lie some day G7 D Now my strength is slowly fading and my eyes are growing dim G7 And my thoughts return to Jeannie D A and the home that we had planned D Oh please tell her won't you mister G7 that she's still the only one A G7 D But a woman's love is waisted when she loves a running gun Cheers!!! Charlie
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