Highwaymen - American Remains chords

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Highwaymen  American remains

Capo: on first fret (1)

Verse: 1  (Johnny Cash)

Am FI am a shotgun rider for the San Jacinto line
C GThe desert is my brother, my skin is cracked and dry
Am FI was riding on a folk coach, and everything was fine
C GTil we took a shorter road to save some time
F CThe bandits only fired once, they shot me in the chest
C GThey may have wounded me, but they`ll never get the best
Am Of better men, cause I`ll ride again.
Verse: 2 (Waylon Jennings)
Am FI am a river gambler, I make a livin`dealin cards
C GMy clothes are smooth and honest, my heart is cold and hard
Am FI was shufflin` for some delta boys on the boat for New Orelans
C GI was the greatest shark they`d ever seen
F CBut the Captain bumped a sandbar, and an ace fell from my sleeve
C GThe threw me overboard as I swore I didn`t cheat
AmBut I could swim, and I`ll ride again
Chorus
C GWe are heros of the homeland, American remains
F AmWe live in many faces and answer many names
C GWe will not be forgotten, we won`t be left behind
F GOur memories live on in mortal minds
Am And poets pens, we`ll ride again
Verse: 3 (Willie Nelson)
Am FI am a mid-west farmer, I make a livin` off the land
C GI ride a John Deer tractor, I`am a liberated man
Am FBut the rain it hasn`t fallen, since the middle of July
C GAnd if it don`t come soon my crops will die
F CThe bank man says he likes me, but there`s nothin`he can do
C GHe tells me that he`s comin`, but the clounds are comin` too
Am He ain`t my friend, and I`ll ride again.
Verse: 4 (Kris Kristofferson)
Am FI am an American Indian, my tribe is Cherokee
C GMy forefathers loves this land they left it here for me
Am FBut the white man came with boats ant trains and dirty factories
C GAnd poisoned my existence with his deeds
F CNature is our mother, we are suckling at her breast
C GAnd he who trys to beat her down will lose her to the rest
Am They`ll never win, I`ll ride again
Chorus:
C GWe are heros of the homeland, American remains
F AmWe live in many faces and answer many names
C GWe will not be forgotten, we won`t be left behind
F GOur memories live on in mortal minds
Am And poets pens we`ll ride again
S.F.L
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