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Prop Me Up Beside The Juke Box When I Die

Joe Diffie

 

Intro:  G  C

 

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Well I ain't afraid of dying, it's the thought of being dead

                        Em                          Am                 D

I wanna go on being me once my eulogy's been read

            G                                                D

Don't spread my ashes out to sea, don't lay me down to rest

               Em                   Am             D

You can put my mind at ease if you fill my last request

 

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Prop me up beside the jukebox if I die

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Lord I wanna go to heaven, but I don't wanna go tonight

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Fill my boot up with sand, put a stiff drink in my hand

                         G                    C                G

Prop me up beside the jukebox if I die

 

        G                         C               G

Just let my headstone be a neon sign

                                                C

Just let it burn in memory of all of my good times

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1. Fix me up with a mannequin, just remember I like blondes

2. Just make your next selection and while you're still in line

          G                                            C

1. I'll be the life of the party even when I'm dead and gone

2. You can pay your last respects one quarter at a time

 

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