Cant Keep A Good Man Down Chords

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[Intro]~
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No you can't keep a good man down!

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You can hold him underwater,, you may hope that he will drown!

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You can bury him with circumstance and cloud his head with doubt,,

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but you can't keep a good man down!


[Verse 1]~
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"I'm sorry son,," said the lawyer to the boy!

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"Your folks weren't good at paying debts,, or saving coins!

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It seems that all your parents left you was uncertainty and void!

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You've got a pulse,, you've got a choice!"


[Chorus]~
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No you can't keep a good man down!

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You can flood his deck with water,, sink his ship,, hope that he drown

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You can bury him with circumstance and cloud his head with doubt,,

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but you can't keep a good man down!


[Verse 2]~
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The house is gone,, repossessed on a Saturday!

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And with it left all the childhood memories!

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He drove his mother back and forth for years from work and to AA,,

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irony took her away!


[Chorus]~
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No you can't keep a good man down!

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You can fill his lungs with water,, you may be certain he will drown!

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You can bury him with circumstance and cloud his head with doubt,,

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but you can't keep a good man down!


[Verse 3]~
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He got the call at 607 June the 8th

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and from the tone he'd known what'd happened right away!

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"There's been an accident and I'm afraid neither of them are safe,,

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the alcohol must share the blame!"


[Chorus]~
       Em          G       C    G
No you can't keep a good man down!

       Em                  G                  C                D
You can deprive the air he breathes,, hold him under,, watch him drown!

       Em             G                C                  G
You can bury him with circumstance and cloud his head with doubt,,

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but you can't keep a good man down!

Published : 2017-07-20 10:50:02

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