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Desperado (2)

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Desperado (2)

He was a desperado from the wild and woolly West,
He came into Chicago just to give the West a rest.
He wore a big sombrero and a gun beneath his
And everywhere he went he gave his war whoop.

cho: He was a brave, bold, man and a desperado,
     From Cripple Creek, way down in Colorado,
     And he walked around like a big tornado,
     And everywhere he went he gave his war whoop!

He went to Coney Island just to take in all the sights,
He saw the hootchie-kootchie and the girls dressed up in tights
He got so darned excited that he shot out all the lights,
And everywhere he went he gave his war whoop.

A great big fat policeman was a-walking down his beat,
He saw this desperado come a-walking down the street.
He grabbed him by the whiskers, and he grabbed him by the seat
And threw him where he wouldn't give his war whoop.

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