Let Him Roll chords - Guy Clark

Guy Clark Lyrics


            
Let Him Roll
 Written: Guy Clark
 Performed live on Austin City Limits in 1982
 
 CAPO: none / Key: D
 [D] Let him roll, boys, let him roll [G]
 I'll [A] bet he's gone to Dallas, rest his soul [D]
 
 SPOKEN:
 [D] Now he was a wino tried and true
 He [G] did about everything a man could do
 He [A] worked on factories, he worked on cars
 He [G] worked on farms, and he worked in bars [D]
 
 It was White Port Wine that put that look in his eye
 That grown men get when they need to cry
 And when we sat down on the curb to rest
 His head just fell down on his chest
 
 And he said, " Every single day it gets just 
 a little bit harder to handle and yet" 
 Then he lost the thread and his mind got cluttered
 And his words just rolled off down the gutter
 
He was an elevator man in a cheap hotel In exchange for the rent in a one-room cell And he was years old before his time No thanks to the world and the White Port Wine Well he said, " Son," he always called me son He said, " Life for you has just begun" Then he told me a story that I'd heard before How he fell in love with a Dallas wh* * * He could cut through the years to the very night That it all ended in a wh* * *house fight When she turned his last proposal down In favor of being a girl-about-town Now it's been seventeen years right in line And he ain't been straight none of the time And it's too many years of fighting the weather And too many nights of not being together, so he died SUNG: [D] Let him roll, boys, let him roll [G] I'll [A] bet he's gone to Dallas, rest his soul [D] Let him roll, boys, let him roll [G] He [A] always thought that heaven was [G] just a Dallas wh* * * [D] SPOKEN: Well we went through his personal effects In among all the stubs from a Well Fare checks Was a crumbling picture of a girl in a door In a dress in Dallas and nothing more The Well Fare people provided the priest And a couple from the mission down the street Sang "Amazing Grace" and nobody cried Except some lady in black way off to the side Well we all left and she was still standing there The black veil covering her silver hair Ol' One-Eyed John said, " Her name is Alice She used to be a wh* * * in Dallas SUNG: Let him roll, boys, let him roll I'll bet he's gone to Dallas, rest his soul Let him roll, boys, let him roll He always thought that heaven was just a Dallas wh* * * Let him roll, boys, let him roll I'll bet he's gone to Dallas, rest his soul Let him roll, boys, let him roll He always thought that heaven was just a Dallas wh* * *


Guy Clark Chords & Tabs List

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  2. Analog Girl Chords
  3. Anyhow I Love You Chords
  4. Arizona Star Chords
  5. Bag Of Bones Chords
  6. Baton Rouge Chords
  7. Black Diamond Strings Chords
  8. Black Haired Boy Chords
  9. Boats To Build Chords
  10. Broken Hearted People Chords
  11. Cold Dog Soup Chords
  12. Dancin Days Chords
  13. Desperado Waiting For Train Chords
  14. Die Tryin Chords
  15. Do Re Mi Chords
  16. Dublin Blues Chords
  17. Expose Chords
  18. Forever, For Always, For Certain Chords
  19. Ft Worth Blues Chords
  20. Funny Bone Chords
  21. Hangin Your Life On A Wall Chords
  22. Hank Williams Said It Best Chords
  23. Hemingway's Whiskey Chords
  24. Homegrown Tomatoes Chords
  25. Homeless Chords
  26. Howd You Get This Number Chords
  27. I Don't Love You Much Do I Chords
  28. Immigrant Eyes Chords
  29. In The Jailhouse Now Chords
  30. Instant Coffee Blues Chords
  31. La Freeway Chords
  32. Let Him Roll Chords
  33. Like A Coat From The Cold Chords
  34. Magdalene Chords
  35. Magnolia Wind Chords
  36. Maybe I Can Paint Over That Chords
  37. Men Will Be Boys Chords
  38. Men Will Be Boys Chords
  39. Mud Chords
  40. My Favorite Picture Of You Chords
  41. My Marie Chords
  42. Off The Map Chords
  43. Old Friends Chords
  44. Out In The Parkin' Lot Chords
  45. Picassos Mandolin Chords
  46. Queenie's Song Chords
  47. Rain In Durango Chords
  48. Ramblin' Jack And Mahan Chords
  49. Randall Knife Chords
  50. Rex's Blues Chords
  51. Rita Ballou Chords
  52. She Aint Goin Nowhere Chords
  53. She Loves To Ride Horses Chords
  54. Soldier's Joy 1864 Chords
  55. South Coast Of Texas Chords
  56. Stuff That Works Chords
  57. Texas 1947 Chords
  58. Texas Cookin' Chords
  59. That Old Time Feeling Chords
  60. The Ballard Of Laverne And Captain Flint Chords
  61. The Cape Chords
  62. The Dark Chords
  63. The Guitar Chords
  64. The Houston Kid Chords
  65. The Last Gunfighter's Ballad Chords
  66. Tornado Time In Texas Chords
  67. Watermelon Dream Chords
  68. Worry Be Gone Chords