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Toby Keith - Beer For My Horses


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Toby Keith (w/ Willie Nelson) -- Beer For My Horses
written by: Toby Keith
album: "Unleashed"
transcribed by: Dave Null -- dnj1243@hotmail.com

capo 3rd fret
intro (background chords)
 G, D, C -- then go to a G which starts into the first verse.
       G               C         G
well a man come on teh 6 o'clock news
                              D            G
saying somebody got shot, somebody's been abused
                                    C        G
somebody blew up a building somebody stole a car
                           D              G
somebody got away somebody didn't get too far
Em               D       G
yea, they didn't get too far
 
     G                           C      G
grandpappy told my pappy back in my day son
                                 D          G
that a man had to answer for the wicked he done
                                   C        G
take all the rope in texas, find a tall oak tree
                                         D           G
round up all of them bad boys, hang them high in the streets
Em          D         G
for all the people to see

chorus:
      D                                   C      G
cause justice is the one thing you should always find
                                        D           G
you gotta saddle up your boys you gotta draw a hard line
         D                              C       G
when the gun smoke settles we'll sing a victory tune
                               D       G
and we'll all meet back at the local salloon
                                C           G 
and we'll raise up our glasses against evil forces sayin
C                               G
whiskey for my men, beer for my horses
(C                               G     )
(whiskey for my men, beer for my horses) -->  this is played in the 2nd
and 3rd chorus' only
 
         G                     C     G
we got too many gansters doing dirty deeds
                        D            G
too much corruption and crime on the streets
                                        C               G
it's time the long arm of the law put a few more in the ground
                                      D            G
send them all to their maker and he'll settle them down
Em          D            G 
you can bet he'll set em down

chorus

finally, the instrumental after the 2nd chorus is just G, C, G, D, G, C, G,
D-Dsus-D, G

chorus -->  after the chorus, end with quick strums on D, then C, then nail
the finish with a strong G



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