Bonanza    (midi) 

 

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1. The plain we hold is as good as gold, Bonanza,

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    hand in hand we built this land, the Ponderosa Ranch.

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    Our birth right is this Cartwright Bonanza,

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    we here belong and stand in strong, wrong ain't got a chance.

 

  D                  G                  D                   A

Day by day, work or play, ready side by side,

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hello, friend, come on in, the gate is open wide !

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Bound to be a-fightin' free, Bonanza,

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swinging pines of boundery lines for the Ponderosa Ranch.

 

Instr. = Verse 1 + CHORUS

 

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2. Every tree and flower is part of our Bonanza,

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    the stars at night, the morning light, water in the dregs.

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    We ride along, four man strong, together,

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    every plain and ridge is our heritage, the Ponderosa Ranch.

 

+ CHORUS +   D - A - A7 - D      D - A - A7 - D ....

 

(orig. = capo 1st)   (Johnny Cash)