Show Of Hands – Longdog chords


D Red brick cottage on the edge of the woods,
D GCars and cages all around,
DAt the back in a lean-to shed,
A Bm G AThat's where my longdog's found.
DGot a four-wheel pickup and a shotgun.
D GNever bought a meal in my life.
C GI go shopping with a lamp and a knife.
A Bm G DI got a longdog. I am a poacher.
D Bm A Em D Well out working in the fields one night, On another man's land, The boys in blue they watched me leave, A sack full o' rabbits in hand. Early next day they followed me down To a shop in the middle of the square. I sold a brace of pheasants, a rabbit, and a hare. I got a longdog. I am a poacher.
Em D GOnly one thing a poor man needs
C D GA lean and a long dog built for speed.
Em D GBut I was in the woods of the town JP
C GCounty court couldn't agree
A Bm G DWe got the longdog, we got a poacher
Well, I've done time. Now I'm on the street, smarter in the head and lighter on my feet. When those boys are out on the beat, I'm gonna catch what I'm gonna eat With my longdog. I am a poacher. You know I got three months and a big fat fine But I'm not namin' names. Half this town's had a real good time Living on longdog's game. A red brick cottage on the edge of the woods, Cars and cages all around. waiting all day till the night comes around. are the longdog. And the poacher.
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