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Honky Tonk Heroes  Waylon Jennings

 

****************** HONKY TONK HEROES ********************
written by Billy Soe Shaver
performed by Waylon Jennings.
Intro: D D B7 B7 A7
[u] [d] [u] [d] [d] [u] [d] [u] [d] 
 
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 B -----------------3--3-------3--3----------0------0--0-------2--2------|
 G -----------------2--2-------2--2----------2------2--2-------2--2-----|
 D -------------0---0--0---0---0--0---0------1------1--1---2---2--2------|
 A --0--2---4----------------------------4--2----2--2--2-----------------|
 E ----------------------------------------------------------------------|

[A7] [D] [D] [D] 
u d u d Low down ...
 
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 B -------2--2-------3--3---------------------------3--3-------3----------|
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 D -------2--2---0---0--0------------0--2--3--4--0---------0---0----------|
 A ---0---------------------0--2--4---------------------------------------|
 E -----------------------------------------------------------------------|

Verse 1:
L[D]ow down leaving sun,i've done
Did everything that needs d[G]one
Woe is me,w[D]hy can't i see[B7]
I best [E7]be leaving well enough al[A]one
T[D]hem neon black nights,couldn't stay out of fights
Them keep a-huanting me memo[G]ries
There is one in every crowd,for c[D]rying out loud[B7]
Why was [E7]it always turning out be [A]me
Chorus:
W[D]here does it go,the good Lord only knows
It seems like it was just the other d[G]ay
I was down at Green Gables,ha[D]wking them tables[B7]
And gen[E7]erally blowing all my hard earned p[A]ay
P[D]iano rolled blues,danced holes in my shoes
There weren't another other way to [G]be
For loveable losers,no l[D]uck can't boozers[B7]
And ho[E7]nky tonk heroes like [A]me
Chorus.

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