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Waycross - Nineteen chords

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Capo 2
Intro F C x4
Hammer off on F coming back to C
   C              F                      Hammer off                 C
Nineteen, the number on his back voted captain of his high school football 
 
Team
         F                             Hammer off                 C
Took us all the way to state got a scholarship to play down in Tennessee
          F                            C                          G
He could run he could duck he could throw he could go like you’ve never 
        C
seen. Nineteen.
            F                     Hammer off                   C
But on the day those twin towers came down his whole world turned around.
    F                 Hammer off                       C
He told em all ya'll I can’t play ball there's a war on now
        F                      C                 G                 C
So he marched right in with a few good men and joined the marines. Nineteen.

       G            C
     Well he’s the boy next door
             G                          F     C
     Might have carried your bags at the grocery store.
            F                  C                      G
     He’s somebody’s son in a whole with a gun in a foreign land 
                              F                C
     Tryin to hold on to his American dream. Nineteen.

            F                      Hammer off                C     
Well there’s a sniper out there in the dark somewhere and a soldier down
       F                    Hammer off                 C
Yeah We need someone who can duck and run and get him out somehow
      F               C                      G           
Won't one good man to raise his hand and take one for the team.
               C
How about you Nineteen?

      G            C         
     Well he’s the boy next door 
                 G                      F      C
     Might have carry your bags at the grocery store.
             F                 C                     G         
     He’s somebody’s son in a whole with a gun in a foreign land
                              F              C
     Tryin to hold on to his American dream. Nineteen.

             F                Hammer off                  C     
They brought him home today with a big parade down on main street
          F                   Hammer off         C         
He got a purple heart and a silver star soldier made a speech 
               F                      C                     G 
Said he could run and duck he could go he’s the one who rescued me 
      silent                 F  
Said he could of played for Tennessee 
    Hammer off         C
number Nineteen      he was Nineteen


Waycross played this for my son who was killed in Abu Sada Iraq on Memorial Day 
2007. Thank you Ted and Ben for coming in from Nashville. Ted gave me guidance on 
the chords. Enjoy.
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