Artist: Haden Burchard Band
Intro: ([D],[G],[Em],[A]) x2
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Was a cowboy in West Texas, he ranched cattle all his life, untill the rancher
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that he worked for got old tipped his hat and died. He looked high and low for
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what to do before he finially realized that he'd never seen a salty piece of land
somewhere called paradise.
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Now he's sitting in carribean islands, he trades his favorite drink form whiskey
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to rum, he'll sail and fish all day there in coconut bay and listin to his Jimmy
Buffett songs. With a drink in his hand and his toes in the sand he'll watch the
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sunset on the beach, singing I'll die here this is my last stand, in the
(Same chord progression as Verse 1)
He sold his horse and packed his bags, then hitched a ride to the Gulf of Mexico.
Found himself at a bar in Port Aransas, told his stroy, and where he wanted to go.
There he met a shrimp bout captain named Lee who was running from the mexican
federalies, they decided that they'd up and leave and they knew just where to go.
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Well you know theres nowhere hed rather be than sitting right there on the edge
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of the sea. Watching the sunset, smoking a doobie