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Poncho And Lefty  Willie Nelson













[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]And your breath's as hard as ke[A]rosene
[G]You weren't your mama's only boy
[D]But her favorite one, it s[G]eems
[Bm]She began to cry when you said go[G]od bye   [A]
[G]And sank into your d[Bm]reams
(Verse 2)
[D]Pancho was a bandit, boys
[A]Rode a horse fast as polished steel
[G]Wore his guns outside his pants
[D]For all the honest world t[A]o feel
[G]Pancho met his match, you know
[D]On the deserts down i[G]n Mexico
[Bm]No one heard his dyin' w[G]ords  [A]
[G]But that's the way i[Bm]t goes
(Chorus)
[G]And all the federales say
[D]They could have had him any [G]day
[Bm]They only let him s[G]lip a[A]way
Out of [G]kindness, I supp[Bm]ose
(Verse 3)
[D]Now Lefty he can't sing the blues
[A]All night long like he used to
[G]The dust that Pancho bit down South
[D]It ended up in Lefty'[A]s mouth
[G]The day they laid old Pancho low
[D]Lefty split for Ohio [G]
[Bm]Where he got the bread t[G]o go        [A]
[G]Well there ain't nobod[Bm]y 'knows
(Chorus)
(Verse 4)
[D]Now poets sing how Pancho fell
[A]Lefty's livin' in a cheap hotel
[G]The desert's quiet and Cleveland's cold
[D]And so the story ends, we'[A]re told
[G]Pancho needs your prayers, it's true
[D]But save a few for Lefty, to[G]o
[Bm]He only did what he had to d[G]o        [A]
[G]And now he's growin'[Bm] old
(Chorus)
(Final Chorus)
[D]Yes a few old gray federales still say
[D]They could have had him any d[G]ay
[Bm]They only let him go so[G] wrong [A]
Out of [G]kindness, I suppo[Bm]se

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decaturcomp (report)

makes more sense in C for a guy uke player, i think... transpose on
FOOSH!!