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A Boy Named Sue  Johnny Cash

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[A]My daddy left home when I was three
[D]And he didn't leave much to ma and me
[E]Just this old guitar and an empty bottle of [A]booze.
[A]Now, I don't blame him cause he run and hid
[D]But the meanest thing that he ever did
[E]Was before he left, he went and named me "[A]Sue."
[A]Well, he must o' thought that is quite a joke
[D]And it got a lot of laughs from a' lots of folk,
[E]It seems I had to fight my whole life [A]through.
[A]Some gal would giggle and I'd get red
[D]And some guy'd laugh and I'd bust his head,
I tell ya, [E]life ain't easy for a boy named "[A]Sue."
[A]Well, I grew up quick and I grew up mean,
[D]My fist got hard and my wits got keen,
[E]I'd roam from town to town to hide my [A]shame.
[A]But I made a vow to the moon and stars
[D]That I'd search the honky-tonks and bars
[E]And kill that man who gave me that awful [A]name.
[A]Well, it was Gatlinburg in mid-July
[D]And I just hit town and my throat was dry,
[E]I thought I'd st[A]

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