• Song:

    Words At Twenty Paces

  • Artist:


  • Album:

    Mountain Music

Words at Twenty Paces by Alabama  (capo in 3rd fret)
Am                           G         
Just like a western movie a challenge has been made

   F                          E                      E7
a shot was fired in anger as pride stepped off the train

Am                     G
Won't we ever stop this killin’ me and you

til our hearts are up on boot hill

              E             E7
and there's nothin' we can do

Am                 G 
Words at 20 paces anger at high noon

     F                                  E               E7
this house ain't big enough for both of us it's comin' soon

Am                                G 
we'll finish up our happiness and run hope out of town

F                                     E                  Am    Am7
with words at twenty paces lord it's love we're gunnin' down

F                          C
How did we ever lose the dreams we used to share+

      G                  E                Am
the gentle touch, the words of love, the way we used to care

F                                C    
Sometimes your words cut like a bullet in my side

     G                                  E               E7
oh, which is more important, wounded hearts or wounded pride

       Am                   G
I've got my ammunition, I know you've got yours too

    F                                      E           E7
we know each other's weakness, lord the damage we can do

Am                                G
Why can't we just step aside and put our guns away

      F                          E               E7  
Let love come like the cavalry, ride in and save the day
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