Lloyd Price Stagger Lee chords
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(Slow) D G D The night was clear, and the moon was yellow.. A7 D And the leaves came tumblin' down... #1.(fast, rock.) D D7 I was standin' on the corner, G7 When I heard my bull dog bark. D He was barkin' at the two men A7 D Who were gamblin' in the dark. D D7 It was Stagger Lee and Billy, G7 Two men who gambled late. D Stagger lee threw a seven, A7 D Billy swore that he threw eight. #2. D D7 Stagger Lee, said Billy, G7 I can't let you go with that. D You have won all my money, A7 D And my brand-new Stetson hat. D Stagger Lee went home, G7 And he got his forty-four. D He said, I'm goin' to the barroom A7 D Just to pay that debt I owe. A7 (Go, Stagger Lee.) #3. D D7 Stagger Lee went to the barroom, G7 And he stood across the barroom door. D A7 D He said, Nobody move, and he pulled his .44. D D7 Stagger Lee, cried Billy, G7 Oh, please don't take my life! D I've got three little children, A7 D And a very sickly wife. #4. D D7 Stagger Lee shot Billy. G7 Oh, he shot that poor boy so bad.. D That the bullet went through Billy A7 D And broke the bartender's glass. A7 (Look out now.) ADD: D D7 G7 Go, Stagger Lee..go, Stagger Lee..go, Stagger Lee.. D A7 D Go, Stagger Lee..go, go...Fade.