Dang me    (video)    (midi)

 

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1. Well, here, I sit high gettin' ideas,

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    ain't nothin' but a fool would live like this.

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    Out all night and runnin' wild,

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    my woman sittin' home with a month old child.

 

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Dang me, dang me, they oughta take a rope and hang me,

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high from the highest tree, woman, would you weep for me !

 

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2. Just sittin' round drinkin' with the rest of the guys,

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    six rounds bought and I bought five.

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    Spent the groceries and half the rent,

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    I lack four-teen dollars, havin' twenty seven cents.

 

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3. They say roses are red and violets are purple,

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    sugar’s sweet and so is maple syruple.

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    Well I'm the seventh out of seven sons,

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    my pappy was a pistol, I'm a son - of - a - gun.

 

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(orig. = no capo; midi = capo 1st)    (Roger Miller)