Back to the Barrooms
Written by Merle Haggard & Dave Kirby
Chord-chart by Lynn Lewis

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|G / / / |C / / / | Now it’s back to the barrooms, G / / / |D / / Right back to drinkin’ a-gain, / |G / / / | C / / / | Maybe someday you’ll love me enough to stay with me, G / / / |D / / And whisky won’t be my best friend, / |D / / / |/ / |G / / / | Now it’s back to the barrooms a-gain.

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G / / / |C / / / Now the bartender knows me, he knows how you do me, |G / / / |D / / /| And he knows why I’m back here again, G / / / |C / / / He must be given a prize for his patience, |G / / / |D / / For bartenders do understand, / |D / / / |D / |G / / / | Now it’s back to the barrooms again.

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With the loud music roarin’, the bartender pourin’, My shaky legs tryin’ to stand, It’s over and over I’ve tried to stay sober, But, look what a failure I’ve been, So it’s back to the barrooms again.

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