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Willie Nelson - Mamas Don't Let Your Babies...

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Mama Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Cowboys - Willie Nelson

D               G
Mama don't let your babies grow up to be cowboys
don't let them pick guitars and drive in old trucks
         A7     D
make 'em be doctors and lawyers and such
D               G
Mama don't let your babies grow up to be cowboys
they'll never stay home and they're always alone
     A7         D
even with someone they love

D                  G
Cowboys ain't easy to love and they're harder to hold
    A                 A7          D
and they'd rather give you a song than diamonds or gold
Lone Star belt buckles and old faded Levis and each night 
begins a new day
and if you don't understand him and he don't die young
          A7        D
he'll probably just ride away

Repeat chorus


E                    A
A cowboy loves smokey old pool rooms and clear mountain mornings
B                B7       E
little warm puppies and children and girls of the night
Them that don't know him won't like him and them that do sometimes 
won't know how to take him
he's not wrong he's just different and his pride won't let him
            B7  E
do things to make you think he's right

Repeat chorus ad infinitum or something :-)

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