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Poncho And Lefty chords

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Pocho & Lefty

(Verse 1)
D
Livin' on the road, my friend
A
Was gonna keep us free and clean
G
But now you wear your skin like iron
D                               A
And your breath's as hard as kerosene
G
You weren't your mama's only boy
D                           G
But her favorite one, it seems
Bm                             G    A
She began to cry when you said good bye
G                   Bm
And sank into your dreams

(Verse 2)
D
Pancho was a bandit, boys
A
Rode a horse fast as polished steel
G
Wore his guns outside his pants
D                             A
For all the honest world to fear
G
Pancho met his match, you know
D                          G
On the deserts down in Mexico
Bm                 G     A
No one heard his dyin' words
G                   Bm
But that's the way it goes

(Chorus)
G
And all the federales say
D                            G
They could have had him any day
Bm                 G    A
They only let him slip away
        G           Bm
Out of kindness, I suppose

(Verse 3)
D
Now Lefty he can't sing the blues
A
All night long like he used to
G
The dust that Pancho bit down South
D                      A
It ended up in Lefty's mouth
G
The day they laid old Pancho low
D                    G
Lefty split for Ohio
Bm                G       A
Where he got the bread to go
G                         Bm
Well there ain't nobody 'knows

(Chorus)
G
And all the federales say
D                            G
They could have had him any day
Bm                G    A
They only let him slip away
       G            Bm
Out of kindness, I suppose

(Verse 4)
D
Now poets sing how Pancho fell
A
Lefty's livin' in a cheap hotel
G
The desert's quiet and Cleveland's cold
D                         A
And so the story ends, we're told
G
Pancho needs your prayers, it's true
D                    G
But save a few for Lefty, too
Bm                   G     A
He only did what he had to do
G                     Bm
And now he's growin' old

(Chorus)
G
And all the federales say
D                        G
They could have had him any day
Bm                G    A
They only let him slip away
       G           Bm
Out of kindness, I suppose

(Final Chorus)
G
Yes a few old gray federales still say
D                        G
They could have had him any day
Bm                G      A
They only let him go so long
       G           Bm
Out of kindness, I suppose

            
            
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