Kenny Rogers - Coward Of The County Chords

 
         
         
         
         
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ECv'ry one con-sidered him the cFoward of the cCounty He never stood one single time to prove the county wGrong His mComma named him Tommy the fFolks just called him yCellow Something always told me they were G7readin' Tommy Cwrong He was only ten years old when his dFaddy died in pCrison I looked after Tommy 'cos he was my brothers sGon I sCtill recall the final words my bFrother said to TCommy Son my life is over but yG7ours has just beg-uCn PCromise me son not to dFo the things I'veC done wFalk away from tCrouble if you cGan Now iCt won't mean your weak if you tuFrn the other Ccheek I hope your old enouFgh to under-sGtand you don't have to fiG7ght to be a Cman There's sComeone for every one and TFommys love was BCecky In her arms he didn't have to prove he was a mGan One dCay while he was workin' the GFatlin boys came cCallin' They took turns at Becky TGhere was three of tChem Tommy open up the door and sFaw his Becky cCryin' The torn dress the shattered look was more than he could Gstand He rCeached above the fire place and took dFown his daddys pCicture as the tears fell on his Daddys face he hGeard these words a-gCain Promise me son not to dFo the things I'veC done wFalk away from tCrouble if you cGan Now iCt won't mean your weak if you tuFrn the other Ccheek I hope your old enouFgh to under-sGtand you don't have to fiG7ght to be a Cman The GDatlin boys just laughed at him when he wGalked into the bDar room one of them got up and met him half way 'cross the floA7or when TDommy turned around they said Hey Glook ol' Yellows Dleaving But you could-a heard a pin drop when Tommy A7stopped and locked the Ddoor TDwenty years of crawlin' was bGottled up in-sDide him he wasn't holdin' nothin' back he let 'em have it aA7ll when TDommy left the Bar room not a GGatlin boy was standiDn' He said this one's for Becky as he wA7atched the last one Dfall And I heard him say. I pDromised you Dad not to dGo the things you donDe I wGalk away from tDrouble when I cA7an now pDlease don't think I'm A7weak I did-n't tGurn the other chDeek and Popa I sure hope Gyou understaAnd some-tA7imes you've gotta fight when your a mDan Every one considered him the cGoward of the cDounty