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