John Denver – Me And My Uncle chords

(same sequence throughout)

Em, Em, Em, Em, Em, Em, Em 

Em Em Em Em Em G me and my uncle went ridin on down from Colorado
G B7 B7 Em Em Em west texas bound, we stopped in Santa Fe
Em G G B7 B7 that part a bout bein half way
Em B7 Em besides it was the hottest part of the day
Em Em Em Em Em we led our ponies into a stall
G B7 B7 Em Em Em went to a bar, boys, bought drinks for all
Em G G B7 B7 two days in the saddle; my body hurt
G B7 B7 B7 it bein' summer I took off my shirt
Em B7 Em and tried to wash off some of that dusty dirt
west texas cowboys all over town with gold and silver, they're loaded down just in from roundup you know it seemed a shame and so my uncle starts a friendly game high low jack, the winner takes again and from the beginning my uncle started to win them Texas cowboys they was mad as sin some said he was cheatin, but that can't be because my uncle, why he's honest as me I'm as honest as a Denver man can be one of them cowboys, you know he started to draw I grabbed a bottle, slapped him in the jaw I had to shoot another, now he won't grow old in my confusion, my uncle grabbed the gold
Em Em Em NC we hightailed it down to Mexico, went to mexico
god bless cowboys, god bless gold god bless my uncle, god rest his soul he taught me well boys taught me all I know taught me so well, that I grabbed the gold
C B7 NC Eleft him lyin' by the side of the road
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