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I HOPE THIS IS CLOSE ENOUGH. I AM HAPPY WITH IT. I COULD NOT FIND ANY VERSIONS OF THIS SONG ANYWHERE, SO THIS IS WHAT I CAME UP WITH. CAPO on the second fret D4= XX0233 G/F#=220033 LIGHTS OF CHEYENNE Cadd9= X32033 G = 320033 JAMES MCMURTRY Em7= 022033 VERSE 1 Cadd9 G Cadd9 G Look off down the highway at the glittering lights Cadd9 G E D4 Like windshield glass on the shoulder tonight Cadd9 D4 Em7 As the diesels come grinding on up from the plains G Cadd9 D4 All bunched up like pearls on a string G Cadd9 G And I guess time don't mean nothin' Not nothin' at all Cadd9 G Em7 D4 And out on the horizon the broken stars fall Cadd9 D4 Em7 Old broken stars they fall down on the land G Cadd9 D4 G And get mixed together with the lights of Cheyenne VERSE 2 Cadd9 G Cadd9 G Well I've been up all night and I'm down on my back Cadd9 G Em7 D4 Workin' the counter to take up the slack Cadd9 D4 Em7 Cause the money tree's light and the whiskey stream's low G Cadd9 D4 You ain't worked a week since July G Cadd9 G You say the gravel pit's hiring After the first Cadd9 G Em7 D4 But you don't have the nature for that kind of work Cadd9 D4 Em7 You might get hired on But you won't make a hand G Cadd9 D4 G And I'll still be here lookin' at the lights of Cheyenne CHORUS D4 You stand in the sky Cadd9 G with your feet on the ground D4 Cadd9 Never suspectin' a thing D4 But if the sky were to Cadd9 G move you might never be found Em7 G/F# Cadd9 Never be heard from again VERSE 3 Cadd9 G Cadd9 G We go on good behavior when our youngest comes home Cadd9 G Em7 D4 She comes up from Boulder but she never stays long Cadd9 D4 Em7 And that oldest still fights me like she was 18 G Cadd9 D4 Stopped in for a 6-pack awhile ago G Cadd9 G And she's got a cowboy problem And this last one's a sight Cadd9 G Em7 D4 All dressed up like Gunsmoke for Saturday night Cadd9 D4 Em7 And they were off to the bars for lack of a plan G Cadd9 D4 G Racing the stars to the lights of Cheyenne (little solo part goes here) VERSE 4 Cadd9 G Cadd9 G And you've kept all that meanness inside you so long Cadd9 G Em7 D4 You'd fight with a fence post if it looked at your wrong Cadd9 D4 Em7 Well the post won't hit back, and it won't call the law G Cadd9 D4 I look at your right, or I don't look at all G Cadd9 G Now take a crumpled up soft pack and give it a shake Cadd9 G Em7 D4 Out by the dumpster on a cigarette break Cadd9 D4 Em7 With one eye swelled up from the back of your hand G Cadd9 D4 G And the other eye fixed on the lights of Cheyenne - chorus- VERSE 5 Cadd9 G Cadd9 G Now there's antelope grazing in range of my gun Cadd9 G Em7 D4 Come opening weekend you won't see a one Cadd9 D4 Em7 They'll vanish like ghosts `cause somehow they know G Cadd9 D4 But now they're up to the fence in the early dawn G Cadd9 G And it's warming up nicely for this time of year Cadd9 G Em7 D4 The creeks are still frozen but the roads are all clear Cadd9 D4 Em7 And I don't have it in me to make one more stand G Cadd9 D4 G Though I never much cared f or the lights of Cheyenne