Chords in this song

C chordDm chordF chordG chord

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                                                      GG chord       FF chord
You've painted up your lips an rolled and curled your tinted hair.
CC chord                          FF chord             GG chord
Ruby are you contemplating going out somewhere?
    DmDm chord                              CC chord                 FF chord
The shadow on the wall tells me the sun is going down -
   CC chord        FF chord           - Stop -
Oh Ru-------by-----
                        CC chord
Don't Take your love to town


   DmDm chord                              CC chord
It wasn't me that started that old crazy Asian war
    DmDm chord                          FF chord         GG chord
But I was proud to go and do my patriotic chore
    DmDm chord                                            CC chord    FF chord
And yes, it's true that I'm not the man I used to be...
   CC chord        FF chord           - Stop -
Oh Ru-------by-----
                  CC chord
I still need some company.


CC chord                                     GG chord              CC chord
Its hard to love a man whose legs are bent and paralyzed
        CC chord                                        FF chord         GG chord
And the wants and the needs of a woman your age, Ruby I realize
       DmDm chord                            CC chord                         FF chord
But it won't be long I’ve heard them say until I’m not around
   CC chord        FF chord           - Stop -
Oh Ru-------by-----
                        CC chord
Don't Take your love to town


- no chords -
She's leavin' now 'cause I heard the slammin' of the door

The way I know I've heard it slam one hundred times before
    DmDm chord                                CC chord                       FF chord
And if I could move I'd get my gun and put her in the ground
   CC chord        FF chord           - Stop -
Oh Ru-------by-----
                        CC chord
Don't Take your love to town
   CC chord        FF chord           - Stop -
Oh Ru-------by-----

For God sakes turn around!    

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