Michael Hurwitz

Ed Trafton(Chords)

Michael Hurwitz

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With a herd of stolen ponies	 he set out on a roll 
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Trailed em over conner pass and on down to jackson hole 
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He was doin time in boise when he came up with a plan 
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Gonna rob the stage in yellowstone with a one man outlaw band 

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He was pushin 65	 when he got out of the pen 
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Got a real honest job 	it was good to be home again 
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He told his darlin minnie 	i got one more trick to play 
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We go live among the palm trees 	out in californ i a

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July of 1914	 is remembered oh so well 
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The grand tour left old faithful 	bound for the great hotel 
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The tourist chatted gaily as they looked out on the land 
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Ed was waitin up the road with six gun in his hand 

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When the first stage hit the clearin	 he stepped out from a tree 
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Said boys this is a hold up, 		now listen close to me 
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As you look out of the coach you see a blanket on the ground 
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Kindly leave your gold and silver there and throw them greenbacks  

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Now all the ladies said how ed was quite cavalier 
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As he took the husbands money and the trinkets they held dear 
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An old woman started cryin 	just as scared as she could be 
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Ed said madam keep your things 		you must need em more than me 

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He had the drivers pull around to the far side of the park 
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And the tourist had a picnic  	it was gettin on towards dark 
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Fifteen coaches in a row he robbed them all that day 
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Then he slipped back in the forest and made his getaway 


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Now he took her down to denver 	it wasn all that far 
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Champaign caviar 	bought fancy touring car 
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They livin quite the highlife he layed his money down 
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Minnie was right there with him til she caught him foolin around 
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Now she got madder than a rattlesnake next day she turned him in 
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Found his loot out in the barn, he right back in the pen 
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Now listen all you rounders there a moral to this song 
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If your going to be a robber man, don do your good gal wrong  (2x)

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