Waycross – Nineteen chords

Chords
Transpose:
Capo 2
Intro F C x4
Hammer off on F coming back to C
C F Hammer off CNineteen, the number on his back voted captain of his high school football
Team
F Hammer off CTook us all the way to state got a scholarship to play down in Tennessee
F C GHe could run he could duck he could throw he could go like you’ve never
Cseen. Nineteen.
F Hammer off CBut on the day those twin towers came down his whole world turned around.
F Hammer off CHe told em all ya'll I can’t play ball there's a war on now
F C G CSo 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 CYeah 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.
CHow 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 Cnumber 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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