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Ballad Of Forty Dollars Written and recorded by Tom T. Hall
C The man who preached the funeral F Said it really was a simple way to die G7 He laid down to rest one afternoon C And never opened up his eyes
They hired me and Fred and Joe F To dig the grave and carry up some chairs G7 It took us seven hours C And I guess we must have drunk a case of beer
I guess I ought to go and watch them put 'em down F But I don't own a suit G7 And anyway when they start talking about C The fire in hell well I get spooked
So I'll just sit here in my truck F And act like I don't know 'em when they pass G7 Anyway when they're all through C I've got to go to work and mow the grass
Well here they come and who's that F Riding in that big ole shiny limousine G7 Mmh look at all that chrome I do believe C That that's the sharpest thing I've seen
That must belong to his great uncle F Someone said he owned a big ole farm G7 When they get parked I'll mosey down C And look it over that won't do no harm
Well that must be the widow in the car F And would you take a look at that G7 That sure is a pretty dress C You know some women do look good in black
Well he's not even in the ground F And they say that his truck is up for sale G7 They say she took it pretty hard C But you can't tell too much behind the veil
Well listen ain't that pretty F When the bugler plays the Military taps G7 I think that when you was in the war C They always hide and play a song like that
Well here I am and there they go F And I guess you'd just call it my bad luck G7 I hope he rests in peace the trouble is C The fellow owes me forty bucks
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