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Country Boy Can Survive  Hank Williams Jr.

The [D]preacher man says its the [Am7]end of time
And the [G]Mississippi River shes a [D]goin dry

Fill 1

The [D]interest is up and the [Am7]stock markets down
And you [G]only get mugged if you [D]go down town

Fill 2

[D]I live back in the [Am7]woods you see
My [G]woman and the kids and the [D]dogs and me

Fill

Chorus
I got a [D]shotgun a rifle and a [Am7]four wheel drive
And a [G]country boy [Am7]can surv[D]ive
[C]Country folks [G]can surv[D]ive

Fill

[D]I can plow a field [Am7]all day long
I can [G]cetch catfish from [D]dusk till dawn

Fill
We [D]make our own whiskey and our [Am7]own smoke too
Ain't [G]too many things these ole [D]boys can't do

Fill
We grow [D]good ole tomatas and h[Am7]omemade wine
And a [G]country boy [Am7]can surv[D]ive
[C]Country folks [G]can surv[D]ive___

Bridge
Because you [G]cain't starve us out and you [F]cain't make us run
Cause [C]when them ole boys raised [G]on shotgun
[G]We say grace and [F]we say ma'am
If you [C]ain't into that we [G]don't give a damn

Repeat Intro Fill

We [D]came from the West Vir[Am7]ginia coal mines
And the [G]Rocky Mountains and the [D]Western Skies

Fill

Chorus
And [D]we can skin a buck we can [Am7]run a trot line
And a [G]country boy [Am7]can surv[D]ive
[C]Country folks [G]can surv[D]ive

Fill

I [D]had a good friend in [Am7]New York City
He [G]never called me by my name [D]just HillBilly

Fill
My [D]GrandPa taught me to [Am7]live off the land
And [G]his taught him to be a [D]bus-i-ness man

Fill
He used to [D]send me pictures of the [Am7]Broadway Nights
And [G]I'd send him some [D]homemade wine


Fill
But he was [D]killed by a man with a [Am7]switch blade knife
For [G]forty three dollars my [D]friend lost his life

Fill
I'd [D]love to spit some Beechnut in [Am7]that dudes eyes
An [G]shoot 'im with my ole [D]forty-five
Cause a [G]country boy [Am7]can surv[D]ive
[C]Country folks [G]can surv[D]ive

Repeat Bridge

Were from [D]North California and [Am7]South Alabam
And [G]little towns all a[D]round this land

Fill

Chorus
And [D]we can skin a buck and [Am7]run a trot line
And a [G]country boy [Am7]can surv[D]ive
[C]Country folks [G]can surv[D]ive
[Am7]Country boy [G]can surv[D]ive
[C]Country folks [G]can surv[D]i____[Am7]_____[G]__[G]__[G]__[G]__[G]__[D]_ve

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