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                                                      G       F
You've painted up your lips an rolled and curled your tinted hair.
C                          F             G
Ruby are you contemplating going out somewhere?
    Dm                              C                 F
The shadow on the wall tells me the sun is going down -
   C        F           - Stop -
Oh Ru-------by-----
Don't Take your love to town

   Dm                              C
It wasn't me that started that old crazy Asian war
    Dm                          F         G
But I was proud to go and do my patriotic chore
    Dm                                            C    F
And yes, it's true that I'm not the man I used to be...
   C        F           - Stop -
Oh Ru-------by-----
I still need some company.

C                                     G              C
Its hard to love a man whose legs are bent and paralyzed
        C                                        F         G
And the wants and the needs of a woman your age, Ruby I realize
       Dm                            C                         F
But it won't be long I’ve heard them say until I’m not around
   C        F           - Stop -
Oh Ru-------by-----
Don't Take your love to town

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She's leavin' now 'cause I heard the slammin' of the door

The way I know I've heard it slam one hundred times before
    Dm                                C                       F
And if I could move I'd get my gun and put her in the ground
   C        F           - Stop -
Oh Ru-------by-----
Don't Take your love to town
   C        F           - Stop -
Oh Ru-------by-----

For God sakes turn around!    
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