Jennings Waylon - Honky Tonk Heroes Chords & Tabs


Honky Tonk Heroes Chords & Tabs

Jennings Waylon Chords & Tabs

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Honky Tonk Heroes Tab

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****************** HONKY TONK HEROES ********************

written by Billy Soe Shaver

performed by Waylon Jennings.

Intro:                    D          D            B7      B7         A7 
                         u  D       u  D          D      u  D       u  D 
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     e 	-----------------2--2-------2--2----------2------2--2-------3--3----
     B	-----------------3--3-------3--3----------0------0--0-------2--2----
     G 	-----------------2--2-------2--2----------2------2--2-------2--2----
     D	-------------0---0--0---0---0--0---0------1------1--1---2---2--2----
     A	--0--2---4----------------------------4--2----2--2--2---------------
     E	--------------------------------------------------------------------
                A7         D                             D         D  
               u  d       u  d                    Low down ...
     e	-------0--0-------2--2---------------------------2--2-------2--------
     B	-------2--2-------3--3---------------------------3--3-------3--------
     G 	-------0--0-------2--2---------------------------2--2-------2--------
     D	-------2--2---0---0--0------------0--2--3--4--0---------0---0--------
     A	---0---------------------0--2--4------------------------------------
     E	--------------------------------------------------------------------

Verse 1:
	Low down leaving sun,i've done
	Did everything that needs done
                   D             B7
	Woe is me,why can't i see
               E7                       A    
	I best be leaving well enough alone
	Them neon black nights,couldn't stay out of fights
	Them keep a-huanting me memories
                                         D             B7 
	There is one in every crowd,for crying out loud
                E7                       A 
	Why was it always turning out be me

	Where does it go,the good Lord only knows
	It seems like it was just the other day
                                     D                B7 
	I was down at Green Gables,hawking them tables
               E7                                 A  
	And generally blowing all my hard earned pay
	Piano rolled blues,danced holes in my shoes
	There weren't another other way to be
                                D                B7      
	For loveable losers,no luck can't boozers
              E7                   A
	And honky tonk heroes like me


Thanks to David M. Potter ( for the lyrics.
Perret Charles-Amir :