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************ EVERYONE GETS CRAZY **************
written by Kevin Welch
performed by Waylon Jennings
Kris Kristofferson
Willie Nelson
Johnny Cash

Verse 1:(Waylon Jennings)
A
Look here is that you i see
You sure seem down to me
E
Would you like to tell it to a friend
D
I can help if anyone can
A
You know i understand
E A
Everyone gets crazy now and then

Verse 2:(Johnny Cash)
A
Yes i know those empty nights get lonely
Sometimes you feel like you're the only one
E
To lose more then he wins
D
Guess these trouble times get scary
A
But that's just ordinary
E A
Everyone gets crazy now and then (all together)

Verse 3:(Willie Nelson)
A E
And who can say they've never stumbled
A E
Never fallen to their knees
A E
Your dreams like castles when they crumble
D A
Well i know what you mean
E D
And i know how hard it can seem

Verse 4:(Kris Kristofferson)
A
I get crazy just like you
Lost and lonely too
E
Like some old flag left flying in the wind
D A
Time has taught me this for sure
D A
Time itself is the only cure
E
All your blues will turn to gold again
A
Everyone gets crazy now and then (all together)


************* IT IS WHAT IT IS *************
written by Stephen Burton and John Fleming
performed by Waylon Jennings
Kris Kristofferson
Willie Nelson
Johnny Cash

Verse 1:
E
I've been obnoxious
I've been unconscious
I've been all kinds of things that are hard to spell
A
I've been unruly
Speakin' truly
I've been so cool i couldn't hardly even stand myself

Verse 2:
E
I've been a monster
Without a sponsor
I've been Dr. Jekill and Mr. Hyde
A
I've been a goner

I've been a loner
And when my mixture was right

Hell,i'm a nice bunch of guys

Chorus:
B A E
I am what i am 'cause i ain't what i used to be
B A E
'Cause it is what it is but it ain't what it used to be

Verse 3:
E
I been a mover
I was a shaker
You had a girlfriend
I tried to snake her
A
I've been mysterious
I've been delirious
I've been so weird it would have killed a normal man

Verse 4:
E
I wanted money
I wanted power
I want a monument
Kind of like the Eiffel Tower
A
I've been lost at sea

I've been lost in space
And when i fall in love

I fall all over the place

Chorus.

Verse 5:
A
And you can go on forever and make the same mystakes
B
Or you can stand up on your hind legs and change your fate
A
Go on and do until you finally see
B
What it is that you was that you don't want to be

Verse 6:
E
I was an outlaw
I was an in-law
I was a scapegoat
That was the last straw
A
I hit the highway
Singin' my way

But it wound up sounding like you'll never walk alone

Verse 7:
E
I got a story
Reflected glory
Is the way that i've been seein' for most of my life
A
I heard the laughter

Up in the rafter

But i never ever thought that the joke was on me

Chorus(x2).

************* THE DEVIL'S RIGHT HAND ***************
written by Steve Earle
performed by Waylon Jennings
Kris Kristofferson
Willie Nelson
Johnny Cash

Verse 1:(Johnny Cash)
E
About the time that daddy left to fight the big war
B
I saw my first pistol in the general store
In the general store,when i was thirteen
E
Thought it was the finest thing i ever had seen

Verse 2:(Willie Nelson)
E
So i asked if i could have one some day when i grew up
B
Mama dropped a dozen eggs,she really blew up
She really blew up and i didn't understand
E
Mama said the pistol is the devil's right hand

Chorus:(All together)
A E
The devil's right hand,the devil's right hand
B E
Mama said the pistol is the devil's right hand

Verse 3:(Kris Kristofferson)
E
My very first pistol was a cap and ball colt
B
Shoots as fast as lightin' but it loads a mighty slow
Loads a mighty slow and soon i found out
E
It can get you into trouble but it can't get you out

Verse 4:(Waylon Jennings)
E
So then i went and bought myself a colt 45
B
Called a peacemaker but i never knew why
Never knew why,i didn't understand
E
'Cause Mama said the pistol is the devil's right hand

Chorus.(x2)

E ---------------------------------------------------------------
A ---------------------------------------------------------------
D ---------------------------------------------------------------
G ---------------------------------------------------------------
B ---10---9----7-5-7-----10---9----7-5-2-0-----------------------
e ---------------------------------------------------------------

Break : F#

Verse 5:(a tone higher)
F#
Well i got into a card game in a company town
C#
Caught a miner cheating i shot the dog down

Shot the dog down,watched the man fall
F#
Never touched his holster never had a chance to draw
The trial was in the morning and they drug me out of bed
C#
Asked me how i pleaded,not guilty i said
Not guilty i said,you've got the wrong man
F#
Nothing touched the trigger but the devil's right hand

Chorus bis:(a tone higher)
B F#
The devil's right hand,the devils's right hand
C# F#
Mama said the pistol is the devil's right hand

Chorus bis.
C# F#
Mama said the pistol is the devil's right hand
Highway Men

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