Capo 2nd fret Am G F Am I was a highwayman. Along the coach roads I did ride G F G With sword and pistol by my side Dm Am G F Many a young maid lost her baubles to my trade Dm Am G F Many a soldier shed his lifeblood on my blade Am G F C The bastards hung me in the spring of twenty-five F G But I am still alive. I was a sailor. I was born upon the tide And with the sea I did abide. I sailed a schooner round the Horn to Mexico I went aloft and furled the mainsail in a blow And when the yards broke off they said that I got killed But I am living still. I was a dam builder across the river deep and wide Where steel and water did collide A place called Boulder on the wild Colorado I slipped and fell into the wet concrete below They buried me in that great tomb that knows no sound But I am still around.. G C C/Am Am G F Em Dm F G C I'll always be around and around............ I fly a starship across the Universe divide And when I reach the other side I'll find a place to rest my spirit if I can Perhaps I may become a highwayman again Or I may simply be a single drop of rain But I will remain And I'll be back again, and again and again and again and again..