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Beer For My Horses by Toby Keith ft. Willie Nelson – Ukulele Chords

by Per Kjeller
Beer For My Horses Ukulele Chords - Toby Keith ft. Willie Nelson

Beer For My Horses Ukulele Chords – Toby Keith ft. Willie Nelson. The chords used in this song are A, D, E, and F#min. Change the key of the song for FREE, as needed.

Beer For My Horses Ukulele Chords – Toby Keith ft. Willie Nelson

Original recording is in the key of Bb. Capo 1st fret to play along.

VERSE 1:

Willie, Aman, come on the D6 o’clock AnewsSaid somebody been shot, someboEdy’s been abusAedSomebody blew up a building, someDbody stole a AcarSomebody got away, somebody Edidn’t get too AfarYeah, F#minthey didn’t Eget too Afar
GrandApappy told my pappy, back in Dmy day, AsonA man had to answer for the Ewicked that he AdoneTake all the rope in Texas find a Dtall oak AtreeRound up all them bad boys, hang them Ehigh in the AstreetF#minFor all the peoEple to Asee
CHORUS 1:
EJustice is the one thing you should alDways AfindYou got to Dsaddle up your Aboys, you got to Edraw a hard AlineWhen the gunEsmoke settles we’ll sing a Dvictory AtuneAnd we’ll all meet Aback at the loEcal saAloonWe’ll raise up our glasses Dagainst evil Aforces singingGWhiskey for my Dmen, beer for my Ahorses
VERSE 2:
We got Atoo many gangsters Ddoin’ dirty AdeedsToo much corruption, and Ecrime in the AstreetsIt’s time the long arm of the law put a Dfew more in the AgroundSend ’em all to their maker and he’ll Esettle ’em AdownF#minYou can bet he’ll Eset ’em Adown
CHORUS 2:
EJustice is the one thing you should alDways AfindYou got to Dsaddle up your Aboys, you got to Edraw a hard AlineWhen the gunEsmoke settles we’ll sing a Dvictory AtuneAnd we’ll Dall meet Aback at the loEcal saAloonWe’ll raise up our glasses Dagainst evil Aforces singingGWhiskey for my Dmen, beer for my Ahorses
EJustice is the one thing you should alDways AfindYou got to Dsaddle up your Aboys, you got to Edraw a hard AlineWhen the gunEsmoke settles we’ll sing a Dvictory AtuneAnd we’ll Dall meet Aback at the loEcal saAloonWe’ll raise up our glasses Dagainst evil Aforces singingGWhiskey for my Dmen, beer for my Ahorses.
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Beer For My Horses – History

“Beer For My Horses” is a lively and memorable collaboration between country music giants Toby Keith and Willie Nelson. Released in 2003 as part of Toby Keith’s album “Unleashed,” the song quickly became a hit, reaching the top of the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart and earning a spot in the hearts of country music fans across the nation. Its blend of traditional country elements with modern sensibilities, along with the star power of Keith and Nelson, helped “Beer For My Horses” stand out as a signature track of the early 2000s country music scene.

The song itself tells a story with cinematic flair, drawing on themes of justice and camaraderie that resonate deeply within the country genre. Its title and chorus reference an old-time expression, suggesting a celebration or reward for a job well done, which in the context of the song, involves taking a stand against wrongdoing. This storytelling, combined with catchy melodies and the rugged charm of both Keith and Nelson’s vocals, captures the essence of classic country music while appealing to a contemporary audience.

“Beer For My Horses” is often classified as a country rock song, a subgenre that incorporates elements of rock music into traditional country themes and sounds. The collaboration between Toby Keith, known for his patriotic anthems and bold persona, and Willie Nelson, an icon of outlaw country and a master of storytelling, creates a dynamic blend of styles and generations that appeals to a wide range of listeners.

In addition to its commercial success, the song sparked conversations about its themes and the blending of voices from different eras of country music, showcasing the genre’s evolution while paying homage to its roots. The accompanying music video, which features Keith and Nelson leading a posse to capture a criminal, further emphasizes the song’s narrative and the camaraderie between the two artists.

“Beer For My Horses” remains a standout track in both Toby Keith and Willie Nelson’s careers, illustrating the power of collaboration in country music and the genre’s ability to tell compelling stories through song. Its enduring popularity is a testament to the song’s catchy melody, engaging narrative, and the legendary status of its performers.

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