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Date: Sun, 09 Apr 1995 15:10:37 -0300
From: Charlie Berube 
Subject: Running Gun
To: Greg Vaughn 
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           RUNNING GUN by Marty Robins

D (xx0232@1)                               G7I (320001@1)rode out of Kansas City,going/ south to Mexico

       A (x02220@1)                            G7 (320001@1)                 DI (xx0232@1)was/ running dodging danger,left the/ girl that I loved so

                                    G7Far (320001@1)behind lay Kansas City and the/ past that I had earned

         A (x02220@1)                                G7 (320001@1)             DTwenty/ (xx0232@1)notches on my six gun marked the/ lessons I had learned

       G7 (320001@1)                          DMany (xx0232@1)times I sold my fast gun for a/ place to lay my head

          G7 (320001@1)                            D (xx0232@1)                ATill (x02220@1)the/ nights began to haunt me by the/ men that I lay dead

          D (xx0232@1)                          G7Couldn't/ (320001@1)stand it any longer with the/ life that I'd begun

      A (x02220@1)                           G7 (320001@1)             DSo (xx0232@1)I/ said good-bye to Jeannie and/ became a running gun

                             G7I (320001@1)rode into Amarillo as the sun sank in the west

    A (x02220@1)                             G7 (320001@1)                 DMy (xx0232@1)thoughts in Kansas City and the girl that I love best

                                            G7As (320001@1)I smiled and kissed her gently and then turned around to go

          A (x02220@1)                             G7 (320001@1)            DSaid (xx0232@1)I'd send for her to meet me when I reached old Mexico

G7 (320001@1)                                 DI (xx0232@1)had barely left the saddle and my foot just touched the ground

        G7 (320001@1)                                D (xx0232@1)               AWhen (x02220@1)a cold voice from the shadows told me not to turn around

         D (xx0232@1)                            G7Said (320001@1)he new about my fast gun,new the price paid by the law

               A (x02220@1)                   G7 (320001@1)                DChallenged (xx0232@1)by a bounty hunter,so I turned around to draw

  D (xx0232@1)                                G7I (320001@1)knew someday I'd meet him for his hand like lightning flashed

    A (x02220@1)                               G7 (320001@1)              DMy (xx0232@1)own gun stayed in leather as his bullet tore it's path

                                              G7As (320001@1)my strength was slowly fading,I could see him walk away

       A (x02220@1)                             G7 (320001@1)               DAnd (xx0232@1)I knew that where I lie today,he to must lie some day

G7 (320001@1)                                     DNow (xx0232@1)my strength is slowly fading and my eyes are growing dim

        G7And (320001@1)my thoughts return to Jeannie

        D (xx0232@1)                     Aand (x02220@1)the home that we had planned

          DOh (xx0232@1)please tell her won't you mister

            G7that (320001@1)she's still the only one

       A (x02220@1)                             G7 (320001@1)               DBut (xx0232@1)a woman's love is waisted when she loves a running gun



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