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Mark Chesnutt

Blame It On Texas(Chords)

Mark Chesnutt

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Key: A
Recorded in the Key of 'A' 
 
 
INTRO:  A 
 
VERSE ONE 
A                                        D 
Been having a ball since I was a boy in Beaumont. 
  E                   E7              A   E7 
I loved that town but I just couldn't stay. 
A                               D    (D-D#-E7) 
Two-stepped all the way to Ama-rillo,  slide 
E7                         A   
Shuffled my way into Santa Fe. 
 
A       F#m              E              D               
I  just  had  to see the sun set out in Frisco. 
    F#m             D                  E   E7(STOP) 
The Golden Gate is great, but it ain't home. 
NC              A -A/A (STOP) 
Give me a rodeo. 
 
 
CHORUS 
NC           D                         A 
Blame it on Texas,...Don't blame it on me. 
  E                  E7                    A 
I am what I am,..And that's what I'm gonna be. 
D                                       A         D  (STOP) 
You can say what you wanna say,...About my in-san-ity. 
            E7   (E7-Eb7-E7) E7                A 
Blame it on Texas,.(slide)...Don't blame it on me. 
 
 
INSTRUMENTAL TURNAROUND 
 
    E7 -A 
 
VERSE TWO 
A                              D 
Met a girl out in eastern Okla-homa. 
    E           E7            A 
Her daddy was a Tulsa million-aire. 
     A                                   D 
With miles and miles of oil wells, he'd leave her. 
     E7                                A 
Well all a man could want was waiting there. 
 
 
         F#m                  E          D 
But one  night while she lay sleeping, I slipped away. 
     F#m             D                E  E7(STOP) 
Like  no  man in his right mind would do. 
NC             A -  A/A 
Call me a fool 
 
 
CHORUS REPEAT 
NC          D                          A 
Blame it on Texas,...Don't blame it on me. 
  E                   E7                    A 
I am what I am,...And that's what I'm gonna be. 
D                                      A         D (STOP) 
You can say what you wanna say,..About my in-san-ity. 
            E     (E-Eb7-E7) E7                A 
Blame it on Texas,.(slide)...Don't blame it on me. 
 
TAGG  
A                                    A7        D  (STOP) 
You can say what you wanna say,About my in-san-ity 
             E      
Blame it on Texas 
E7                A (notes A-C#-D-D#-E  E-D-C#-A) A 
Don't blame it on me. 
         
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