Aaron Watson – Vaquero Chords

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[Verse 1]
G
This old Mexican cowboy at the bar
D
Looked a hundred years old
Em
He had a million dollar smile
C
And his withered brown skin shimmered like California gold

G                   D
He said, "I'm a little short on cash, but I'm long on life"
Em              C
"For a shot of tequila, I'll give you some dang good advice"

[Chorus 1]
G
He said, "Don't leave your beer in the hot Texas sun"
D
"Don't argue with a woman while she's holding a gun"
Em
"Never cheat when it comes to love or dominoes"
C
"Vaya con dios" said the old vaquero
[Verse 2] G Well my heart sank D The more he drank, the more he poured out his misery Em How he lost her after forty seven years C And his tears started flowing like the Rio Grand-e G D He started speaking in Spanish then he kissed his rosary Em C Said "Por siempre mi amor", his one more to her memory [Chorus 2] G He said, "Don't live you life like a sad country song" D "A fool on a stool is still a stool, right or wrong" Em "Pride is a bandito breaking hearts as he goes" C "Vaya con dios" said the old vaquero
[Verse 3] G I walked over to the corner, turned the old jukebox on D When I turned back around like a ghost he was gone Em So I paid his tab, called a cab, called it a night C And came straight home to you G As we laid there in bed I told you all the things he said D We laughed, we cried, and I held you the whole night through Em You know I think of him often, out there all alone C Maybe he was an angel, or just an old man from San Anton [Chorus 1] G He said, "Don't leave your beer in the hot Texas sun" D "Don't argue with a woman while she's holding a gun" Em "Never cheat when it comes to love or dominoes" C "Vaya con dios" [Chorus 2] G He said, "Don't live you life like a sad country song" D "A fool on a stool is still a stool, right or wrong" Em "Pride is a bandito breaking hearts as he goes" C "Vaya con dios" said the old vaquero He said, "Vaya con dios" [Verse 1/Outro] G This old Mexican cowboy at the bar D Looked a hundred years old Em He had a million dollar smile C And his withered brown skin shimmered like California gold