Standard guitar tuning:EADGBENo capo
D C G D
Verse1DWell she was standin' by the highway C GIn her boots and silver spurs D DGonna hitchhike to the yellow moon C GWhen a Cadillac tried for her D And he said Hey nice to meet you Are you goin' my way Yeah, that's when it happened The world caught fire that day
Chorus1CAnd she went down G DSwingin' CYeah she went down G DSwingin'
Verse2Well she was over 21 In trouble with the law And it didn't phase him none She called her mother-in-law She said I need a little money I know I can count on you After that night in Vegas And the hell that we went through
Chorus2We went down Swingin' (like Billy Goodman) Yeah we went down Swingin' (yes we did)
Verse3Went out on the interstate She was 'cross the Georgia line Looked out the window feelin' great Yeah it had to come in time And she said I'm never goin' back She said at last I'm free I wish ma' could see me now She'd be so proud of me
Chorus3Yeah she went down Swingin' (like Greg Miller) Yeah she went down Swingin' (like Charlie Dorresey) Yeah she went down Swingin' (like Sunny Davis) She went down Swingin. (like sunny Liston) then fade out