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Jim Bridger Recorded by Johnny Horton Written by Leon Payne
Am Once there was a mountain man who couldn't write his name Dm Yet he deserves the front row seat in History's Hall of Fame Am Dm He forgot more about the Indians than we will ever know Am E7 Am He spoke the language of the Sioux the Black Foot and the Crow
A E7 (Let's drink to old Jim Bridger yes lift your glasses high) A As long as there's the USA don't let his memory die D7 (That he was making history never once occurred to him) E7 A But I doubt if we'd been here if it weren't for men like Jim
Am He spoke with General Custer and said listen Yellow Hair Dm The Sioux are the great nation so treat 'em fair and square Am Dm Sit in on their war council don't laugh away their pride Am E7 Am But Custer didn't listen at Little Big Horn Custer died
Am There's poems and there's legends that tell of Carson's fame Dm Yet compared to Jim Bridger Kit was civilized and tame Am Dm These words are straight from Carson's lips if you place such story by him Am E7 Am If there's a man who knows this God forsaken land its Jim
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