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A Cane And A High Starched Collar Chords

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         A Cane and a High Starched Collar – Elvis Presley
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Tabbed by: maguri
Tuning: Standard

Elvis Presley
A Cane and a High Starched Collar (1960)
(Sid Tepper/Roy C. Bennett)

From the soundtrack of the movie “Flaming Star”
Now on: “The Original Elvis Presley Collection 11”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S_RX-KPbXtk

Too much barre? Tip for novice players: Transpose this tab down 3 steps 
to D and then put on a capo 3rd fret to match the original recording.

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[Intro]
| Bb F C F | C F | 
| F Bb | C F |
| Bb F C F | C F | 
| F Bb | C F |


[Verse]
F              Bb    F
Cowboy, cowboy marry me
     F                 C
I'll bake you a cherry pie
     F              Bb
Well thank you very kindly mam
    C                F
But I'm too young to die


[Chorus]
Bb F  C     F
Hi-lo-do-si-do
     C                 F
Stay single and save a dollar
     F                   Bb  
Come Saturday night I'll court a pretty girl
       C                        F        
With a cane and a high starched collar


[Interlude]
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 
Bb  F     C F 


[Verse]
F                Bb    F
Cowboy if you'll marry me
     F               C
I'll be your darling Jenny
    F                       Bb
Now why should I drink from just one well
     C                F
When I can drink from twen'y


[Chorus]
Bb F  C     F
Hi-lo-do-si-do
     C                 F
Stay single and save a dollar
     F                   Bb  
Come Saturday night I'll court a pretty girl
       C                        F        
With a cane and a high starched collar


[Interlude]
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 
Bb  F     C F 


 [Verse]
F              Bb       F
Cowboy, cowboy name the day
  F               C
July 'd be nice I reckon
     F               Bb
I’ll gladly meet you at the church
  C       F
July the 32nd


[Chorus]
Bb F  C     F
Hi-lo-do-si-do
     C                 F
Stay single and save a dollar
     F                   Bb  
Come Saturday night I'll court a pretty girl
       C                        F        
With a cane and a high starched collar


[Interlude]
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 
Bb  F     C F 


[Verse]
F                     Bb        F
You sleep all day and spoon all night
    F                 C
And eat your favorite chow
     F                Bb
Then why should I get married mam
       C              F
That's what I'm doing now


[Chorus]
Bb F  C     F
Hi-lo-do-si-do
     C                 F
Stay single and save a dollar
     F                   Bb  
Come Saturday night I'll court a pretty girl
       C                        F        
With a cane and a high starched collar


[Interlude]
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 
Bb  F     C F 
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