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