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Hank Williams, Jr. - A Country Boy Can Survive. (Chord)
Album: Hank Williams Jr.'s Greatest Hits [MGM] (1970)
Submitter: jamccrar (5) on 8/29/11
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Drop D. 

Chords Used

  D   Am7   G   C
e-2----0----3---0-------|
D-3----1----3---1-------|
G-2----0----0---0-------|
D-0----2----0---2-------|
A-0----0----2---3-------|
D-0---------x-----------|

Intro

  D        Am7     F     D      (drum)(Intro Fill----) D
e-2-2-2-----0-----5-5-52---2-2-----------------------2------|
D-3-3-3-x-1-1-x-x-6-6-63-x-3-3-----------------------3------|
G-2-2-2-x-0-0-x-x-5-5-52-x-2-2-----------------------2------|
D-0-0--------2-----0-0---------0-------3p2p0-----------0----|
A-0-0--------0-----------------0-------------3p2p0-----0----|
D-0-0--------------------------0-------------------3h4-0----|


    D                         Am7
The preacher man says its the end of time
        G                        D
And the Mississippi River shes a going dry

Fill 1

  D
e----------------------------------------------------|
D----------------------------------------------------|
G----------------------------------------------------|
D---------0--0-0-----0-0-0--0-0-----0-0-------------0|
A-3h5------------3h5------------3h5-----3p0-----3h5--|
D-------------------------------------------3p0(0)---|


    D                      Am7
The interest is up and the stock markets down
        G                      D
And you only get mugged if you go down town

Fill 2

  D
e--------------------------------------------------------|
D-------3-----3--------3-----3---------3-----------------|
G------------------------2---------------2---------------|
D-----0---0----------0-----0---------0-----0-------------|
A-3h5------------3h5-------------3h5---------0-0h3p0-----|
D----------------------------------------------------3-0-|

D                  Am7
I live back in the woods you see
   G                          D
My woman and the kids and the dogs and me

Fill

Chorus
        D                     Am7
I got a shotgun a rifle and a four wheel drive
      G           Am7     D
And a country boy can survive
C             G       D
Country folks can survive

Fill

D                  Am7
I can plow a field all day long
      G                  D
I can catch catfish from dusk till dawn

Fill
   D                            Am7
We make our own whiskey and our own smoke too
      G                         D
Ain't too many things these ole boys can't do

Fill
        D                     Am7
We grow good ole tomatoes and homemade wine
      G           Am7     D
And a country boy can survive
C             G       D
Country folks can survive___

Bridge
            G                            F
Because you can't starve us out and you can't make us run
      C                         G
Cause when them ole boys raised on shotgun
G                F
We say grace and we say ma'am
       C                  G
If you ain't into that we don't give a damn

Repeat Intro Fill

   D                     Am7
We came from the West Virginia coal mines
        G                       D
And the Rocky Mountains and the Western Skies

Fill

Chorus
    D                         Am7
And we can skin a buck we can run a trot line
      G           Am7     D
And a country boy can survive
C             G       D
Country folks can survive

Fill

  D                    Am7
I had a good friend in New York City
   G                          D
He never called me by my name just HillBilly

Fill
   D                    Am7
My Grandpa taught me to live off the land
    G                      D
And his taught him to be a business man

Fill
           D                       Am7
He used to send me pictures of the Broadway Nights
    G                 D
And I'd send him some homemade wine

Fill
           D                      Am7
But he was killed by a man with a switch blade knife
    G                      D
For forty three dollars my friend lost his life

Fill
    D                             Am7
I'd love to spit some Beechnut in that dudes eyes
   G                     D
An shoot him with my ole forty-five
        G           Am7     D
Cause a country boy can survive
C             G       D
Country folks can survive

Repeat Bridge

          D                    Am7
Were from North California and South Alabam
    G                 D
And little towns all around this land

Fill

Chorus
    D                      Am7
And we can skin a buck and run a trot line
      G           Am7     D
And a country boy can survive
C             G       D
Country folks can survive
Am7         G       D
Country boy can survive
C             G       D    Am7  G G G G G D
Country folks can survi____________________ve 
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