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A Dm Verse: F Dm To the town of Agua Fria rode a stranger one fine day F Dm Hardly spoke to folks around him, didn't have too much to say Bb F No one dared to ask his business, no one dared to make a slip Dm For the stranger there amongst them had a big iron on his hip Bb F Big iron on his hip F Dm It was early in the morning when he rode into the town F Dm He came riding from the south side slowly lookin' all around Bb F He's an outlaw loose and running came the whisper from each lip Dm And he's here to do some business with the big iron on his hip Bb F big iron on his hip F Dm In this town there lived an outlaw by the name of Texas Red F Dm Many men had tried to take him and that many men were dead Bb F He was vicious and a killer though a youth of twenty-four Dm And the notches on his pistol numbered one an nineteen more Bb F One and nineteen more F Dm Now the stranger started talking, made it plain to folks around F Dm Was an Arizona ranger, wouldn't be too long in town Bb F He came here to take an outlaw back alive or maybe dead Dm And he said it didn't matter, he was after Texas Red Bb F After Texas Red F Dm Wasn't long before the story was relayed to Texas Red F Dm But the outlaw didn't worry, men that tried before were dead Bb F Twenty men had tried to take him, twenty men had made a slip Dm Twenty-one would be the ranger with the big iron on his hip Bb F Big iron on his hip F Dm The morning passed so quickly, it was time for them to meet F Dm It was twenty past eleven when they walked out in the street Bb F Folks were watching from their windows, every body held their breath Dm They knew this handsome ranger was about to meet his death Bb F About to meet his death F Dm There was forty feet between them when they stopped to make their play F Dm And the swiftness of the ranger is still talked about today Bb F Texas Red had not cleared leather for a bullet fairly ripped Dm And the rangers aim was deadly with the big iron on his hip Bb F Big iron on his hip F Dm It was over in a moment and the folks had gathered round F Dm There before them lay the body of the outlaw on the ground Bb F Oh he might have gone on living but he made one fatal slip Dm When he tried to match the ranger with the big iron on his hip Bb F Big iron on his hip Dm F Big iron, Big iron F Dm When he tried to match the ranger with the big iron on his hip Bb F Big iron on his hip
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