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Dixie Chicks - Goodbye Earl tab

Dixie Chicks      Goodbye Earl   

This is probably the most famous Dixie chicks song. this is thone one where they murder
an abusive husband. Where was CSI on this one?
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C                            F
Mary Anne and Wanda were the best of friends
C                             G
All through thier high school days
C                   F
Both members of the 4H club 
     C             G C 
Both active in the FFA
C                     F              C                              
After graduation Mary Anne went out lookin' 
for a bright new world
C                F
Wanda looked all around this town
    C       G         C  
And all she found was Earl
Well it wasn't two weeks
After she got married that
C                     G
Wanda started gettin' abused
           C                F
She put on dark glasses and long sleeved blouses
    C          G       C
And make up to cover a bruise
C                                 F
Well she finally got the nerve to file for divorce
C                            G
She let the law take it from there
    C                                F
But Earl walked right through that restraining order
    C              G       C
And put her in intensive care
     Am                   G 
Right away Mary Anne flew in from Atlanta
     F                C
On a red eye midnight flight
She held Wanda's hand as they
Worked out a plan
       F                        G
And it didn't take 'em long to decide
                 C   F  C
That Earl had to die
    G   F
Goodbye Earl
                 C    F   C
Those black-eyed peas
                         G   F
They tasted all right to me Earl
               C      F   C
You're feelin' weak
Why don't you lay down
And sleep Earl
         C   F   C
Ain't it dark
                   G    F    C  F   C  F
Wrapped up in that tarp Earl
C                   F
The cops came by to bring Earl in
They searched the house
High and low
Then they tipped thier hats 
          F                       C             G      C
And said "thank you ladies if you hear from him let us know"
Well the weeks went by and 
Spring turned to Summer
C                     G
And Summer faded into Fall
       C                  F
And it turns out he was a missing person
    C        G
Who nobody missed at all
So the girls bought some land
And a roadside stand
F              C
Out on Highway 109
They sell Tennessee ham
And strawberry jam
And they don't 
Lose any sleep at night 'cause
            C  F   C
Earl had to die
   G    F
Goodbye Earl
We need a break
F        C             G   F
Let's go out to the lake Earl
             C  F  C
We'll pack a lunch
                     G     F
And stuff you in the trunk Earl
                 C    F    C
Well is that all right
                    G       F
Good Let's go for a ride
C    F     C    G     F       C
Earl Hey
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