Wm Pollock's Pianobook

All My Rowdy Friends (have Settled Down)

    

INTRO : C

Verse 1
 
(C) All my rowdy (G) friends have settled (C) down
And they (F) seem to be more (G) into laid back (C) songs.
(G) Nobody wants to get drunk and get loud,
ev'rybody just wants to go back (C) home


Verse 2
(C) I myself have (G) seen my wilder (C) days
And (F) I have seen my (G) name at the top of the page
But (F) I need to find a (G) friend just to run a (C) round
But (F) nobody wants to get (Em) high on the (Dm) town
And (F) all my rowdy (G) friends have settled (C) down

Chorus

And I (F) think I know what my (G) father meant
When he (C) sang about a lost highway
And  (F) ol' George Jones I'm (G) glad to see is (C) fin'lly gettin' straight
And (F) Waylon's stayin'  (G) home and lovin' (C) Jesse more these (F) days (Em) (Dm)
And (F) nobody wants to get (Em) drunk and get (Dm) loud
And (F) all my rowdy (G) friends have settled (C) down

Instrumental: C  G  C  F  G  C  F  G  C  F  G  C

Verse 3
        
And the (F) hangovers (G) hurt more than they (C) used to
And (F) cornbread and iced tea's (G) took the place of (C) pills and ninety proof
And it (F) seems like none of (G) us do things quite (C) like we used to (F) do, (Em) (Dm)
And (F) nobody wants to get (Em) high on the (Dm) town
And (F) all my rowdy (G) friends have settled (C) down.

Chorus
                
And I (F) think I know what my (G) father meant
When he (C) sang about a lost highway.
And (F) Johnny Cash don't (G) act like he did (C) back in sixty eight
And (F) Kris he is a (G) movie star and he's (C) moved off to L. (F) A. (Em) (Dm)
And (F) nobody wants to get (Em) drunk and get (Dm) loud

And (F) all my rowdy (G) friends have settled (C) down

Yeah (F) me and my rowdy (G) friends done rowdied on (C) down  (G)  (C)