Ruby, Don't Take Your Love to Town (Rogers Kenny)

D A7 Em 1. You've painted up your lips an rolled and curled your tinted hair. D D A7 Ruby are you contemplating going out somewhere? Em A7 Em The Shadow on the wall tells me the sun is going down D G G/F# Em Oh Ruby D Don't Take your love to town 2. It`s hard to love a man whose legs are bent and paralysed And the wants and the needs of a woman your age, Ruby I realize, But it won't be long i've heard them say until I not around Oh Ruby Don't Take your love to town Em D R: It wasn't me that started that old crazy Asian war Em G A7 But I was proud to go and do my patriotic chore Em A7 Em And yes, it's true that I'm not the man I used to be D G G/F# Em Oh Ruby D I still need some company. 4. She's leavin' now 'cause I heard the slammin' of the door The way I know I've heard it slam one hundred times before And if I could move I'd get my gun and put her in the ground Oh Ruby For god's sake turn around!