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Larry Verne - Mister Custer (Chord)
Submitter: kraziekhat (907) on 6/30/13 1 comment
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Mr. Custer:Larry Verne.
#1 on BB Hot 100 and #9 R&B in 1960.

INTRO: (Indians on Warpath..) A#m

      D#                        A#
(That famous day in history the men of the 7th Cavalry
     D#
went riding on.
D#                                     A#
And from the rear a voice was heard..a brave young man 
                           D#
with a trembling word rang loud and clear.)
          G
What am I doin' here?

#1.
Cm                 Fm            Cm
Please Mr. Custer..I don't wanna go..
Cm               Fm                   Cm
hey, Mr. Custer..please don't make me go.
Fm                         Cm
I had a dream last night, about the comin' fight.
Fm
Somebody yelled "attack!"
    G
And there I stood with a arrow in my back.
Cm                 Fm            Cm
Please Mr. Custer, I don't wanna go..(Forward Ho!)ooohh..

SPOKEN: 
             Fm                        Cm
Look at them bushes out there..they're moving and 
  
there's a injun behind every one.
                     Fm
Hey, Mr. Custer..you mind if I be excused the rest of the 
     Cm
afternoon?
                      Fm
HEY CHARLIE, DUCK YER HEAD!(Arrow..ffffffffffffffttttttttt!!)
                                           Cm
Hmm, you're a little bit late on that one, Charlie.

Hoo, I bet that smarts..

BRIDGE:
 D#                             A#
(They were sure of victory, the men of the 7th Cavalry, 
   D#
as they rode on.)
 D#                                             A#
(But then from the rear a voice was heard..that same brave 
                                   D#
voice with the trembling word rang loud and clear.)
          G
What am I doin' here?

#2.
Cm                 Fm            Cm
Please Mr. Custer, I don't wanna go.
                    Fm                   Cm
Listen, Mr. Custer..please don't make me go.
          Fm                                Cm
There's a redskin a'waitin' out there, just fixin' to take 

my hair.
  Fm                             G
A coward, I've been called cause I don't wanna wind up dead 

or bald.
Cm                 Fm            Cm
Please Mr. Custer, I don't wanna go (Forward, Ho!)..aaww

SPOKEN: 
                        Fm
I wonder what the injun word for friend is..let's see..friend..
Cm
kemo sabe, that's it!
                                       Fm
KEMO SABE!, HEY, OUT THERE..KEMO SABE!(Arrow..ffffffffttttttttt!!)

OUTRO:
           Cm
Nope, that isn't it..look at them durned injuns.

They're runnin' around like a bunch of wild Indians..heh, heh, heh.
                   Cm
Nah, this ain't no time for jokin'..(Arrow..fffffffffffftttttttt!!)


A sixties smash from Kraziekhat.



 
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Great song and very well done!!!!
-aussief | 7/1/2013
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