coe david allan - "longhaired redneck"

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Longhaired Redneck
By David Allen Coe
>From Dan ([email protected]iana.edu)

Intro: G

Vs.1
C D G
Country DJ's knows that I'm an outlaw.
G C
They'd never come to see me in this dive.
C G D/F# Em
Where bikers stare at cowboys who are laughen' at the hippies.
Am D
Who are prayen' they'll get out of her alive.

Vs.2
C D G
The loud mouth in the corners gett'en to me.
G C
Talking about my earrings and my hair.
C G D/F# Em
I guess he aint read the sign that says I've been to prison.
Am D
Someone aught to warn him, before I knock him off his chair.

Vs.3
C D G
Cause my long hair just can't cover up my redneck.
G C
I've won every fight I've ever faught.
C G D/F# Em
And I don't need some turkey telling me that I ain't country.
Am D
Say'en I aint worth a damn on, ticket that he bought.

Chorus:
G C
Cause I can sing all those songs about Texas,
D G D
And I still do all the sad one's that I know.
G C
They tell me, I look like Merle Haggard,
Am D
And sound alot like David Allen Coe.

Vs.4
And the barmaid in the last town that we played in.
Knew the words to every song I wrote.
Just about the time the jukebox broke.

Vs.5
Ya Jonny Cash helped me get out of prison.
Long before Rodriquez stole that goat.
I've been a Rhinestone Cowboy for so long I can't remember.
And I can do you every song Hank Williams ever wrote.

Chorus:
And I can sing all those songs about Texas,
And I still do all the sad one's that I know.
I can't help it, I like Merle Haggard,
And sound alot like David Allen Coe.

Vs.1

Vs.2 and fade

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