(Garcia/Hunter) Last Updated 02/29/96 General Rules On Chord Charts Intro: [C D E] F C Bb F Bb 1940, Xmas eve, with a full moon over town F C Bb F Stagger Lee met Billy DeLion Bb And he blew that poor boy down. F C Bb F Do you know what he shot him for? Bb (Bb A Ab) What do you make of that? G Cause Billy DeLion threw lucky dice A Won Stagger Lee's Stetson hat. Riff C D C D G C G Bayou, Bayou, tell me how can this be? G C G You arrest the girls for turning tricks C D C But you're scared of Stagger Lee. G C G C D Stagger Lee is a madman and he shot my Billy D. C G C D (C G C D) Bayou go get him or give the job to me.