Drinking With Mickey Mantle Guitar Chords The Taxpayers

Drinking With Mickey Mantle Guitar Chords The Taxpayers

[Intro]
F F A# F Dm G A# F F x2

[Verse]
F          F          A#           F            Dm         G
When I was five I was king of the yard, and my grandfather said
          A#          F      F
I had one hell of an arm.
   F                F         A#          F
I remember learning his split-finger fastball,
            Dm             G                A#             F     F
and all the tales he would stretch with that famous Turner charm.
F          F              A#       F
And by the fire pit in my old backyard,
          Dm      G           A#    F    F
I used to sit transfixed by his stories.
          F            F              A#             F
About the time him and Mickey Mantle drank all night long,
         Dm      G        A#      F
spinning yarns of all their former glories.

[Bridge]
       A#                 A#         F            C
And I remember Christmas eve when I was ten and Ma told Grandpa
       Dm       A A#
he was wasting my time.
A#                           F
She sent him packing in the pouring rain;
           C                       Dm     A A#
things were never quite the same after that night.

[Verse]
           F                                    C
But in the package he left under the tree was a new silver wristwatch
C                A#        A        F
addressed to his favorite grandson, Henry.
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