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Pretty Boy Floyd ukulele

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#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #

From: rickl1@IX.netcom.com (Rick L)
Subject: CRD:   Pretty Boy Floyd         The Byrds            Chords/Lyrics
Date: Wed, 22 Oct 1997 03:12:16 GMT

The Byrds     Pretty Boy Floyd   written by Woody Guthrie

F                             F            F
Well gather round children, a story I will tell
       G                      F        F             F
About Pretty Boy Floyd the outlaw, Oklahoma knew him well
F                               F              F
Was in the town of Shawnee on a Saturday afternoon
    G                    F        F              F
His wife beside him in a wagon as into town they rode

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F                                    F              F
And along come a deputy sheriff in a manner rather rude
      G               F                F            F
Using vulgar words of language and his wife she overheard
And Pretty Boy grabbed a long chain,
        F                F
And the deputy grabbed a gun
    G                  F           F                F
And in the fight that followed, he laid that deputy down

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Then he ran through the trees and bushes
    F               F
And lived a life of shame
      G            F        F            F
Every crime in Oklahoma was added to his name
F                                      F              F
He ran through trees and bushes on the Canadian River shore
    G               F       F            F
And many a starving farmer opened up his door

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F                               F              F
It was in Oklahoma City, It was on a Christmas Day
  G                 F              F               F
A whole carload of groceries and a letter that did say
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Well you say that I'm an outlaw, you say that I'm a thief
      G                  F              F           F
Well, here's a Christmas dinner for the families on relief

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F                                    F               F
As through this life you travel, you meet some funny men
     G              F             F               F
Some rob you with a six-gun, some with a fountain pen
F                                   F                     F
As through this life you ramble, as through this life you roam
       G            F             F                 F
You'll never see an outlaw take a family from their home

  From The Byrds "Sweetheart Of The Rodeo"
  Columbia Records 1968

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