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Steve Earle - Mercenary Song Tabs

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Mercenary Song Tabs

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                I saw the tab for this song and i thought that my intro was better. 
I know that Steve will play this song in G , as he always does, so slap a capo on the old 2nd fret.



Fill 1:


Fill 2:

--0-0-2------into G*

[G] Me and old Bill there we both come from Georgia
Met Hank down in [D] New Mexico [G] (Fill 1)
We're [G] bound for Durango to join Pancho Villa
We hear that he's [D] paying in [G] gold (Fill 1)

I guess a man's got to do what he's best at
Ain't found nothing better so far
Been called mercenaries and men with no country
Just soldiers in search of a war


We're [C] bound for the border
We're [G] soldiers of fortune
We'll [D] fight for no country
But we'll [G] die for good pay
[C] Under the flag of the [G] greenback dollar
Or the peso down [D] Mexico [G] way (Fill 2)

When this way is over, I might go back to Georgia
And settle down quiet somewhere
I'll most likely pack up and head south for Chile
Hear tell there's some trouble down there

If you've got another guitar playing open using the chords A D E, then play this fill as:

--0-2-4-into A

But if youre capoed at 2 you cant play the open E so just play F# twice, as in Fill 2

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