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Reba Mcentire – Fancy chords
Intro F# A B F#F#I remember it all very well lookin' backE It was the summer I turned eighteenBWe lived in a one room, rundown shackD On the outskirts of New OrleansF#We didn't have money for food or rentE To say the least we were hard pressedBThen Mama spent every last penny we hadD To buy me a dancin' dressF#Mama washed and combed and curled my hairB F#and she painted my eyes and lips then I stepped into a satinB F#dancin' dress that had a split on the side clean up to my hipF# B F#It was red velvet trim and it fit me goodF#Standin' back from the lookin' glassB F#There stood a woman where a half grown kid had stoodD E F#She said here's your one chance Fancy don't let me downA B F# Here's your one chance Fancy don't let me downF# EMama dabbed a little bit of perfume on my neckAnd she kissed my cheekB/D# DThen I saw the tears wellin' up in her troubled eyesWhen she started to speakF#She looked at a pitiful shackEAnd then she looked at me and took a ragged breathB/D# She said your Pa's run off and I'm real sickD And the baby's gonna starve to deathF#She handed me a heart shaped locket that saidE"To thine own self be true"B/D# And I shivered as I watched a roach crawl acrossD the toe of my high heeled shoeF#It sounded like somebody else that was talkin'A# D#MAskin' Mama what do I doBShe said just be nice to the gentlemen FancyC# And they'll be nice to youD E F# She said, here's your one chance Fancy don't let me downA B F# Here's your one chance Fancy don't let me downA B DLord forgive me for what I do, but if you want outEWell it's up to youD C# F#Now don't let me down now your Mama's gonna move you uptownF#Well that was the last time I saw my MamaEThe night I left that rickety shackB/D#The welfare people came and took the babyD Mama died and I ain't been backF#But the wheel of fate had started to turnEAnd for me there was no way outB/D#And it wasn't very long 'til I knew exactlyD What my Mama'd been talkin' aboutF# EI knew what I had to do but I made myself this solemn vowB/D#That I's gonna be a lady somedayDThough I didn't know when or howF#I couldn't see spending the rest of my lifeA# D#mWith my head hung down in shame you knowBI might have been born just plain white trashC# But Fancy was my nameD E F# Here's your one chance Fancy don't let me downA B F# Here's your one chance Fancy don't let me down(F#)It wasn't long after a benevolent man(E)Took me off the street(B)And one week later I was pourin' his tea(F#)In a five room hotel suite(F#)I charmed a king, a congressmanAnd an occasional aristocrat Then I got me a Georgia mansion In an elegant New York townhouse flatF# A B (F#)And I ain't gone backF# BNow in this world there's a lot of self-righteous hippocritsF# That call me badAnd criticize Mama for turning me outB F# No matter how little we hadBut though I ain't had to worry 'bout nothin'A# D#m For nigh on fifteen yearsBWell, I can still hear the desperation in my poorC# Mama's voice ringin' in my earsD E F#"Here's your one chance Fancy, don't let me down."A B F# Oh. "Here's your one chance Fancy, don't let me down."A B "Lord, forgive me for what I doDBut if you want outEWell, it's up to youD C# F#Now don't let me down hon, your mama's gonna move you uptown."And I guess she did Outro same as intro