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