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Summer Wages lyrics and chords

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Summer Wages
Recorded J.D. Crowe
Written by Ian Tyson

G C
Never hit seventeen when you play against the dealer
G Am D7
For you know that the odds won't ride with you
G
And never leave your woman alone
C
When your friends are out to steal her
G Am D7 G
Here's a gamble and lost like summer wa-ges

C
And we'll keep rollin' on till we get to Vancouver
G Am D7
And the woman that I love is living there
G C
Its been six long months and more since I've seen her
G Am D7 G
She may be gambled and gone like summer wa-ges

D7 C G
And all the beer taverns all down along Young Street
G7 C G
The dreams of the season are all spilled down on the floor
D7 C G
All the big stands of timber just waitin' for fallin'
G7 C D7
And the hustlers sit and watchfully as they wait there by the door

G C
So I'll work on them towboats in my slippery city shoes
G Am D7
Which I swore I would never do again
G
Through the gray fog bound straights
C
Where the cedars stand watchin'
G Am D7 G
I'll be far off and gone like summer wa-ges

C
She's a woman so fine I may never try to find her
G Am D7
For good memories are what we had before
G
They should never be changed
C
For they're all that I'll take with me
G Am D7 G
Now I've gambled and lost my summer wa-ges

C G Am D7 G
Years are gambled and lost like summer wa-ges

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