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Busted  Johnny Cash

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My bil[G]ls are all due and the babies need shoes, but I'm busted.[D7]
Cotton is down to a quarter a pound, and I'm busted.[G]
I got a cow that went dry and a hen that won't lay;
a b[C]ig stack of bills that gets bigger each day.
The count[D7]y will haul my belongings away. I'm
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I [G]went to my brother to ask for a loan; I was busted.[D7]
I hate to beg like a dog for a bone, but I'm busted.[G]
My brother said, "There ain't a thing I can do.
My wif[C]e and my kids are all down with the flue,
and I wa[D7]s just thinkin' of callin' on you. I'm
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[G]Lord, I'm no thief but a man can go wrong when he's busted.[D7]
The food that we canned last summer is gone, and I'm busted.[G]
The fields are all bare and the cotton won't grow.
[C]Me and my family gotta pack up and go.
Where I'll [D7]make a livin' the Lord only knows, but I'm
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