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Verse 1:
BE
Straight out of nowhere
B
And a little bit out of our minds
E
We were courting disaster
B
With one foot over the line
E
It was one for the show
B
And two for ol' shorty and me
E
We were the wild ones
DE B
We had this town up a tree


Chorus:
E
We were the wild ones
B
The ones they couldn't control
E
We were survivors
DE B
Good hearts - body and soul
E
We were the winners
B
'Cause we didn't know we could fail
E
We were the wild ones
DE B
And we had the world by the tail


Verse 2:
E
She was a lady
B
When a lady wasn't easy to be
E
Hangin' in limbo
B
She started hangin' with me
E
We were the music
B
'Cause we had a song we could sing
E
We were the wild ones
D EB
And we had the world on a string


Chorus.

E
We were the wild ones
DE B
And we had the world by the tail



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  • U
    UnregisteredJan 30, 2012 at 4:39 am
    I think it is reffering to fighting a flawed system ,any system,but in waylons case a flawed and stagnant nashville country music system which he revitalized many years ago artistically thru the 'outlaw' country music movement

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