Dancing Ricky The Drive-by Truckers Chords and lyrics as interpreted by Charlie Beer |F |Gm |F |Gm |F |Gm |Bb C |F Ricky Boy, Ricky Boy, You got something left to deal with | Bb C |F What you gonna do about merchandise? |F |Gm |Bb C |F Ricky Boy, You got the money, you got something left to do |Bb C |F | What you gonna do about countin' right? [CHORUS] | Dm | Bb F Your shirts too damned small for your body | Dm |C |C You got your freedom out in the open | F |Gm We got to figure out how to quit all your dancing |C |C And go and check out the swag |F |Gm |F |Gm |F |Gm |Bb C |F Ricky Boy, Oh Dancing Ricky, You've got plenty of moves left to do | Bb C |F Hey Ricky, don't let the Diabetes get you! |F |Gm |Bb C |F Dancing Ricky, Oh Dancing Ricky, You've been spinning just like a ride |Bb C |F | What you gonna do about acting right? [CHORUS] [OUTRO} |F |Gm |F |Gm |F |Gm |Bb C |F Dancing Ricky, Oh Dancing Ricky dont you know youre out of sight Beautiful Ballad about a wayward employee? By the bass player, she rocks! Like other simple country rock songs, the twists in this song are not the chords, but the words and the phrasing. Lines of 4 measures, then 2, then 4, then 3 measures.