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BIG HAT, TALL BOOTS (SMALL HEART)

(George Douglas Lee)
August 26, 2017
George Douglas Lee

Big Hat, Tall Boots, Small Heart

Lyrics and Music by George Douglas Lee

 

 

Intro riff in A, D, B, E

 

A You strut right in like you own the place, slap your D hand down on the bar

B Just a big, bad, bragging bubba, now E who do you think you are?

A You got a shiny new truck ,and a buckle with your name as D big as a sizeable state

B Your snazzy toys impress little boys, but it’s E much too little, too late

 

A Big Hat, A7 Tall Boots, D Small Heart, the E only one you’re D foolin’ is

A your mama

A Big Hat, A7 Tall Boots, D Small Heart, you’re a E scared little boy, D dressin’ up and A puttin’ on

 

A Everybody knows you’re married, D You don’t need to hide the ring

B And nobody wants to hear about things you’ve E never done or seen

A You talk real loud, ‘cause you’re so damn proud of D what you think you’ve done

B You’re so impressed, but son, look around – E you’re the only one

 

A Big Hat, A7 Tall Boots, D Small Heart, the E only one you’re D foolin’ is

A your mama

A Big Hat, A7 Tall Boots, D Small Heart, you’re a E scared little boy, D dressin’ up and A puttin’ on

 

D Big Deal, D7 Get Real and A check you’re a ego at the door

B Beating your chest and all the rest, E we’ve seen it all before

A Quit putting on and showing off, D grow up and drop the act

E We know you D ain’t no cowboy, A you just found the hat

 

LEAD; D, A, B, E

 

A You figured out those boots won’t make you taller, D that hat won’t make you think

B Your heart became an empty space with E every beer you drink

A I’m glad you saw the light, my friend, D and changed out of that empty suit

B You’re a better man since you dropped the lie E and tried on a little truth

 

A Big Hat A7 Tall Boots, D Small Heart, E you know the words D now let me hear you A sing

A Big Hat, A7 Tall Boots, D Small Heart,

E A real man doesn’t D have to prove a A thing

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Words over opening intro riff

 

Why ARE you wearin’ that big hat? Is your head cold?  You coverin’ up that shiny scalp of yours ?Is it big enough for that ego of yours?  You look pretty weird driving around in that big Ford F-150 King cab pick-em-up truck wearing that hat and spittin skoal out the window. Bet you have a tattoo that says “mama”.  Slim Whitman got nuthin’ on you pardner.  Happy trails, bubba.