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You Couldnt Get Arrested chords

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Play the chords for the verse over the solos. The strum pattern is not done justice by the pattern given, list to the record as it has much more subtlety in a slow country style. Was this info helpful? Yes No
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[Intro]
F C F C

[Verse 1]
F                            C
Were you nineteen or twenty one?
F                            C
A crazy outlaw living on the run
G            F                 C
Your cowboy life we know ’s a lie
G                   F             C
You couldn’t get arrested if you tried

[Verse 2]
F                                               C
You were raised a rich boy now you live in your car
F                                                  C
You give your money to dealers or spend it all in bars
G              F             C
Your criminal ways who can deny?
G                   F             C
You couldn’t get arrested if you tried

[Verse 3]
F                                     C
You’re an art collector and a Russian spy
F                                  C
You run over animals never bat an eye
G              F                     C
Your gambling days have all come up dry
G                   F             C
You couldn’t get arrested if you tried

[Organ solo]
F C F C G F C G F C

[Verse 4]
F                                        C
Your manner with women has always been cruel
F                                           C
You’re the Clown Prince of London a Yankee fool
G            F                C
Your lover days have all run dry
G                   F             C
You couldn’t get arrested if you tried

[Verse 5]
F                                    C
You’re on a run now how long can it last?
F                                          C
Someone with your reputation such a sordid past
G                     F                   C
 “It is such a hard life”, don’t make me cry!
G                   F             C
You couldn’t get arrested if you tried

[Guitar solo]
F C F C G F C G F C

[Verse 6]
F                                             C
I’m sure you’ll blame others for where you’re at
F                                              C
But hell you’ve been lucky, more lives than a cat
G                F               C
Your brilliant life has come up shy
G                   F             C
You couldn’t get arrested if you tried
G                   F             C
You couldn’t get arrested if you tried
G                   F             C
You couldn’t get arrested if you tried

            
            
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