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The Buoys - Give up Your guns

Intro: [Am][Em], [Am][Em]

When [Am]I woke up this [Em]morning
I [Am]found myself [Em]alone
I [F]turned to touch her [G]hair
but she was [Am]gone, she was [G]gone

And [Am]there beside my [Em]pillow
were her [Am]tears from the night [Em]before
she [F]said give up your [G]guns and face the [Am]law     [Em]

I [Am]robbed a bank in [Em]Tampa
and I [Am]thought I had it [Em]made
but the [F]hounds picked up my [G]trails
within the [Am]Glades
so I [Em]ran

And I [Am]stumbled on this [Em]cabin
and she [Am]came to me once [Em]more
she [F]said give up your [G]guns and face the [Am]law     [Em]

BRIDGE:
[Am]I don't [G]wanna [C]leave her
[Bb]I don't wanna [Bm]die
[Bb]deep within a [Em]cold cold grave
with [F]no-one around to [E]cry

[Am]but I [G]got my [C]pistol
[Bb]now it's time to [Bm]choose
[Bb]shootin' here or [Em]hanging there
in [F]either way I [E]loose

And [Am]now I'm in this [Em]cabin
where my [Am]own true love should [Em]be
In[F]stead there lies a [G]note she wrote to [Am]me
and it says[Em]

No you [Am]can't live by the [Em]bullet
But [Am]you sure as death can [Em]die
my [F]love give up your [G]guns don't say good[Am]bye... good[Em]bye


And the [Am]sheriff now is [Em]calling
with a [Am]shotgun at my [Em]door
[F]Son... give up your [G]guns 'n face the [Am]law

Outro
[Am][Em][Am][F][G]        [Am]

            
            
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jmcgavin52 10 Nov 17, 2015 06:43 AM

Here are the correct words for the 2nd, 3rd and final verses, as well as for the chorus.

2nd verse:
I robbed a bank in Tampa
And I thought I had it made
But the hounds picked up my trail within the 'Glades
So I ran
And I stumbled on this cabin
And she came to me once more
She said, "Give up your guns and face the law"

Chorus:
I don't want to leave her
I don't want to die
Deep within a cold, cold grave
With no one 'round to cry
But I've got my pistol
Now, it's time to choose
Shooting here or hangin' there
And either way, I lose

3rd verse:
And now I'm in this cabin
Where my own true love should be
Instead, there lies a note she wrote to me
and it says
"No, you can't live by the bullet
But you sure as death can die
My love, give up your guns or say goodbye ... goodbye"

4th verse:
And the sheriff now is calling
With his shotgun at my door
Son, give up your guns and face the law.

Written by Rupert Holmes, recorded by The Buoys.

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