"Ride" (Chords) Written by Charlie K. Ezelle Tabbed by Paul E. Ezelle Verse: D C Em Fourty miles from ol' Cheyenne with his thumb out in the air. D C Em An achin' back and a broken hand from the ride at the county fair. D C Em His momma and his daddy's words are runnin' through his head. D C D The rodeo is a crazy place and you're gonna wind up dead. Chorus: D Em But he's gotta ride D So he can prove all those right people wrong. Em He's gotta go D and live his life like a rodeo song. C D Nothing in the world could take his mind off his dream. C D Never try to tell him to quit cuz he won't hear a thing... Em He's gotta ride Verse: D C Em fourty dollars in his old billfold and a million on his mind. D C Em The entry fee will take his last few bucks so he's gotta win this time. D C Em The road he's chosen does'nt leave much time to establish any roots. D C D Cuz every moment of his life comes down to the second when they open that chute. Chorus Solo Chorus Outro: D D Em Fourty miles from Houston with his thumb out in the air.