Kenny Rogers – Coward Of The County Ukulele Chords

Kenny Rogers Coward Of The County ukulele chords and strumming pattern are in this post! Start playing this Kenny Rogers song from the "Kenny" album released in 1979 with your ukulele right now!

Key: C
Chords: [C], [F], [G], [G7], [A], [D], [B7], [E]
Strumming: D - DU - UDU (or D - D)
Difficulty: Moderate

Coward Of The County Ukulele Chords

[C]Everyone considered him the [F]coward of the [C]county,
he’d never stood one single time to prove the county [G]wrong.
His [C]mama named him Tommy, the [F]folks just called him “[C]Yellow”,
but something always told me they were [G]reading Tommy [C]wrong.

[C]He was only ten years old when his [F]daddy died in [C]prison,
I looked after Tommy ’cause he was my brother’s [G]son.
I [C]still recall the final words my [F]brother said to [C]Tommy:
“Son, my life is over, but [G]your’s has just be[C]gun.

[C]“Promise me, son, not to [F]do the things I’ve [C]done,
[F]walk away from [C]trouble if you [G]can.
[C]It won’t mean you’re weak if you [F]turn the other [C]cheek,
I hope you’re old e[F]nough to under[G]stand
Son, you don’t have to [G7]fight to be a [C]man.”

[D]There’s someone for everyone and [G]Tommy’s love was [D]Becky,
in her arms he didn’t have to prove he was a [A]man.
One [D]day while he was working the [G]Gatlin boys came [D]calling,
they took turns at Becky, [A]there was three of [D]them!

[D]Tommy opened up the door and [G]saw his Becky [D]crying,
the torn dress, the shattered look was more than he could [A]stand.
He [D]reached above the fireplace and took [G]down his daddy’s [D]picture,
as his tears fell on his daddy’s face, he [A]heard these words a[D]gain

[D]“Promise me, son, not to [G]do the things I’ve [D]done,
[G]walk away from [D]trouble if you [A]can.
[D]It won’t mean you’re weak if you [G]turn the other [D]cheek,
I hope you’re old e[G]nough to under[A]stand
Son, you don’t have to [A7]fight to be a [D]man.”

The [E]Gatlin boys just laughed at him when he [A]walked into the [E]barroom,
one of them got up and met him halfway ‘cross the [B7]floor.
When [E]Tommy turned around they said, “Hey [A]look! Old Yellow’s [E]leaving.”
But you coulda heard a pin drop, when Tommy [B7]stopped and blocked the [E]door.

[E]Twenty years of crawling was [A]bottled up in[E]side him,
he wasn’t holding nothing back, he let ’em have it [B7]all.
When [E]Tommy left the barroom not a [A]Gatlin boy was [E]standing,
he said, “This one’s for Becky,” as he [B7]watched the last one [E]fall.
And I heard him say

“I [E]promised you, Dad, not to [A]do the things you [E]done,
I [A]walk away from [E]trouble when I [B7]can.
Now [E]please don’t think I’m weak, I didn’t [A]turn the other [E]cheek,
and Papa, I sure [A]hope you under[B7]stand
Sometimes you gotta [B7]fight when you’re a [E]man.”
[E]Everyone considered him the [A]coward of the county [E]



What's Next?

Artist and Song:Kenny Rogers - Coward Of The County
Album:Kenny
Year:1979
Chords:[C], [F], [G], [G7], [A], [D], [B7], [E]
Strumming:D - DU - UDU
Genre:Country

About Kenny Rogers - Coward Of The County Ukulele Chords & Strumming Pattern

"Coward Of The County" is a song by Country artist Kenny Rogers. It was released in 1979 on the album, titled "Kenny". Coward Of The County is considered under Country genre.
  • The key of Kenny Rogers - Coward Of The County is C.
  • D - DU - UDU is the suggested strumming pattern for Coward Of The County. If it's not easy for you, you can try only down (D) strumming for playing "Coward Of The County".
  • The chords that we use for playing Coward Of The County on ukulele are: [C], [F], [G], [G7], [A], [D], [B7], [E].

What Are The Chords For Coward Of The County On Ukulele?

You will play the [C], [F], [G], [G7], [A], [D], [B7], [E] ukulele chords while playing Coward Of The County with your ukulele in the C key, original tone of the song.

How Do You Strum Coward Of The County On Ukulele?

Coward Of The County ukulele strumming pattern is D - DU - UDU. You can also try D (down) if the suggested pattern is hard for you.

Who Sings Coward Of The County?

Coward Of The County is performed by Kenny Rogers. It was first released on the album "Kenny" in 1979.
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