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Pancho And Lefty2-crd  Willie Nelson

[C]Living on the road my friend, is gonna keep you[G] free and clean
[F]Now you wear your skin like iron,
[C]Your breath as hard as kerosene.[G]
[F]You werenât your mama's only boy, but her favorite one it[C] seems
[C]She began to cry when you said good-[G]bye,
A[F]nd sank into your dreams.[C]
[C]Pancho was a bandit boy, his horse was fa[G]st as polished steel
[F]He wore his gun outside his pants
[C]For all the honest world to feel.[G]
[F]  [C]Pancho met his match you know on the deserts d[F]own in Mexico
[C]                                   [F] [C] [G] [F]Nobody heard his dying words, ah b[C]ut that's the way it goes.
[F]  [C]All the Federales say they could have had him an[F]y day
[C]They only let him slip away [F]out o[C]f ki[G]ndness, I supp[F]ose.[C]
[C]Lefty, he can't sing the blues all night long[G] like he used to.
[F]  [C]The dust that Pancho [G]bit down south ended up in Lefty's mouth
[F]  [C]The day they laid poor Pan[F]cho low, Lefty split for Ohio
[C]Where he got the bread to go[F], ther[C]e ai[G]n't nobod[F]y knows[C]
[F]  [C]All the Federales say they could have had him a[F]ny day
[C]They only let him slip away [F]out o[C]f k[G]indness, I suppose.[F] [C]
SOLO
[C]The boys tell how Pancho fell, and Lefty's livi[G]ng in cheap hotels
[F]The desert's quiet, Cleveland's cold,
[C]And so the story ends we're[G] told
[F]  [C]Pancho needs your prayers it's true,[F] but save a few for Lefty too
[C]He only did what he had to do,[F] and[C] no[G]w he's g[F]rowing old[C]
[F]All the Federales say they could h[C]ave had him any day[F]
[C]They only let him go so long[F] out [C]of k[G]indness,[F] I suppose.[C]
[F]A few gray Federales say they could ha[C]ve had him any day[F]
[C]They only let him go so long[F] out [C]of [G]kindness, I sup[F]pose.[C]
Chords
1: 1 0 3[F] [C] [G]
2: 1 1 3
3: 2 0 4
4: 3 2 5
5: 3 3 5
6: 1 0 3

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Billy39 (report)

Townes Van Zandt wrote Pancho and Lefty

rmaloni (report)

The "C" at the end of each verse and chorus should be an "Am"