The man from Laramie    (video)

 

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1.         The man from Laramie,

                                                     G     

    he was a man with a peaceful turn of mind,

                                                   D

    he was kind of sociable and friendly.

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    Friendly as any man could be,

                   A                                               A7                   D

    but you never saw a man out-draw the man from Laramie.

 

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2. The man from Laramie, he was a man with a warm and gentle heart,

                                                                 D

    but when they'd start the arguing and fightin',

                                                        B7

    frightenin' and lightning fast was he,

                      A                                                     A7                    D

    there was no coyote who could outshoot the man from Laramie.

 

         Gm                 D              Gm                                      A

+ He had a flair for ladies, the ladies loved his air of mystery.

 

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3. The west will never see a man with so many notches on his gun,

                                                         D

    everyone admired the fearless stranger.

                                                     B7

    Danger was this man's speciality,

                  A                                                         A7                   D

    so they never bossed or double crossed the man from Laramie.

 

         Gm                 D                      Gm                                       A

+ He had a flair for ladies, now, the ladies loved his air of mystery.

 

                                                         D                     D

+ repeat verse 3   + The man from Laramie, from Laramie...

 

(orig. = capo 1st)    (Jimmy Young)