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    Brown-Eyed Handsome Man

    as performed by Waylon Jennings


    Chord Guide


    D:    xx0232

          3    4

    G:    3x0003


    A:   x02220

           32 1

    C:    x32010


            D   D U   U D U

    Strum:  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +


    D (4)

    Flying across the desert in a TWA


    I saw a woman walking across the sand

                        D                               G  

    She been a-walkin' thirty miles en route to L.A.

                    A                                     D 

    To get a brown-eyed handsome man

                                         C                                   D (2)

    Her destination was a brown-eyed handsome man


    D (4)

    Milo Venus was a beautiful lass


    She had the world in the palm of her hand

                  D                                  G 

    But she lost both her arms in a wrestling match

                     A                                   D

    To get a brown eyed handsome man

                                                  C                                       D (2)

    She fought and won herself a brown-eyed handsome man



     G (4)

    Way back in history three thousand years

            C                                      D

    Back ever since the world began

                               D                               G

    There's been a whole lot of good women shed a tear

                 A                                      D

    For a brown-eyed handsome man

                                                 C                                    D (2)

    That's what the trouble was brown eyed handsome man


    D (4)

    Beautiful daughter couldn't make up her mind


    Between a doctor and a lawyer man

             D                                    G

    Her mother told her daughter go out and find yourself

           A                                  D    

    A brown-eyed handsome man

                                          C                                      D (2)

    Just like your daddy is a brown-eyed handsome man


    D (4)

    Arrested on charges of unemployment


    He was sitting in the witness stand

           D                                     G 

    The judge's wife called up the district attorney

                      A                                   D

    Said you free that brown-eyed man

                                                 C                                   D (2)

    You want your job you better free that brown-eyed man




    This file is the author's own work and represents his interpretation of this song. It's intended solely for private study, scholarship or research.