Artist: Roy Rogers Song: A Four-Legged Friend (1952) URL: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roy_Rogers; http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z6SU-MvR8_M; http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hkg2C_EIea0&list=PL3CF8DE30156FFCBE&index=6 Tempo: 2|4 Style: Polka Waltz with Staccato Strumming Tuning: Standard Chords EADGBe D7: XX0212 G: 320003 C: 032010 INTRO:[Accordion Over] |D7 D7 |G G | CHORUS 1: G C A four-legged friend, a four-legged friend, D7 G He'll never Let You Down. C He's honest and faithful right up to the end, (First Time Only) D7 G [D7 D7 G G] That wonderful one, two, three, four-legged friend. VERSE 1: G C A woman's like cactus and cactus can hurt, D7 G 'Cause she's just a tight-waisted winky-eyed flirt. C She'll soon have your land and your pride and your gold, D7 G And bury you deep long before you grow old. REPEAT CHORUS INSTRUMENTAL 1:[Violin & Lead Over] |G G C C |D7 D7 G G | |C C D7 D7 |D7 G G | VERSE 2: G C A two-legged hombre is worthless as sand, D7 G He'll smile like a saint with a gun in his hand. C He'll promise to stick by your side like a pal, D7 G But he'll also promise the same to your gal. REPEAT CHORUS INSTRUMENTAL 1:[Accordion & Lead Over] |G G C C |D7 D7 G G | |C C D7 D7 |D7 G G | VERSE 3:[Slow single strum chords, until last line] G C Who carries your burden, who carries your load, D7 G On tumbleweed land or a long dusty road. C Who asks you no questions, who tells you no lies, D7 G That four-legged friend with the two honest eyes. CODA: G C A four-legged friend, a four-legged friend, D7 G He'll never let you down. C He's honest and faithful right up to the end, D7 G That wonderful four-legged friend. D7 G That wonderful one, two, three, four-legged friend. -- "Whoa, Trigger!" [End] Notes: 1. Sung on horseback (Little Trigger) in the Bob Hope film "Son of Paleface" (1952).