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So You Want To Be A Cowboy   Waylon Jennings

Written by: Waylon Jennings and Tony Joe White

Key of Am

1st verse: Tony Joe White
(Am) City light are shining like diamonds (D)
(Am) Coming from the southwestern lows (D)
(Am) Big jet engines screaming like ten thousand horses (D)
(F) Another (G) town, another show (Am)

2nd verse:  Waylon Jennings
(Am) I don't talk about the women that I've known from time to time (D)
(Am) You know that I just can't be alone (D)
(Am) You know there's no one waiting for me anywhere (D)
(F) But I (G) love, like I love the one at home (Am)
(F) (G) love the one at home
(D) So you want to be a cowboy singer (Am)
(D) It can make you rich or make you poor (Am)
(D) Just turn it loose, let it out, and hook em' down the road (Am)
((F)There's always (G) room for one more (Am)

Instrumental:   D   Am   D   Am   D   Am    F   G    Am    F    G   Am

3rd verse:  Waylon and Tony Joe

(Am) Sometimes when I look into the mirror (D)
(Am) I can see that I've been crazy now and then (D)
(Am) The lines on my face won't tell you where I'm going (D)
(F) But it sure can (G) tell you where I've been (Am)

(D) So you want to be a cowboy singer (Am)
(D) Pick them ol' guitars every night (Am)
(D) If you're ever down around Corpus Christi Texas (Am)
(F) Be (G) sure to tell them all I said hi (Am)
(F) Be (G) sure to tell them all I said hi (Am)

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