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Waitin’ Around to Die Chords

Capo 4 (Chords relative to capo)

Am                                     
Sometimes I don't know where this dirty
Dm
road is taking me
   Am                                
Sometimes I don't even know the reason 
Em
why
  Am
I guess I'll keep a'gambling
        Dm
Lots of booze and lots of rambling
    Am                Em              
It's easier than just a-waitin' around 
Am
to die

Am                          Dm
One-time friends I had a ma, I even had 
a pa
   Am                                 
He beat her with a belt once cause she 
Em
cried
  Am
She told him to take care of me
        Dm
She headed down to Tennessee
     Am               Em              
It's easier than just a-waitin' 'round 
  Am
to die

Am                                  
I came of age and found a girl in a 
  Dm
Tuscaloosa bar
    Am                                Em
She cleaned me out and hit it on the sly
  Am
I tried to kill the pain
        Dm
I bought some wine and hopped a train
    Am                Em               
Seemed easier than just a-waitin' 'round
Am
to die

Am                                    
A friend said he knew where some easy 
Dm
money was
    Am                                Em
We robbed a man and brother did we fly
  Am
The posse caught up with me
        Dm
Drug me back to Muskogee
    Am                Em           
It's two long years, just a-waitin' 
   Am
'round to die

Am                                     
Now I'm out of prison, I got me a 
Dm
friend at last
    Am                                Em
He don't steal or cheat or drink or lie
  Am
His name's codeine
        Dm
He's the nicest thing I've seen
    Am                Em               
Together we're gonna wait around and die
Am
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Pancho and Lefty
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