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Transcribed by: asf0@comcast.net  Alice Franceschini
Date:  October 3, 1998
Album: Wide Open Spaces
Written by: Billy Chain\Sandy Ramos
Note: Thanks to "Karen Young"  for
the lyric corrections.

LET 'ER RIP    Dixie Chicks
       A                                        E  
I can tell there's something you don't want to tell me
        A                                        B7
It's killing you cause the words aren't hard to find
        A                           E
I know you want to break it to me gently
       F#m                           B7  C7   B7   ??chord
Well, sweet baby say what's on your mind ind ind

(1 2 3 4)

            E E            E E 
Let 'er rip     Let it fly
Come on baby say it  Do you think I'm gonna cry?
A                                   E
Ain't about to fall. I ain't gonna die
So if you're gonna say goodbye
        A                             E E              E E
Don't take all damn night Let 'er rip     Let it fly

A                                               E
Why the drama We don't have to drag out this situation
           A                                               B7
It wasn't you It wasn't me sometimes the chemistry don't ignite
A                                                     E
There ain't no rings, no mortgage, there ain't any complications
          A                                          B7
Just a hyphenated word. in a day I'm sure  I'll be alright

Chorus, lead,
A                       E
It ain't no big deal  Ain't no great lost
A                           E
You and I are on the same train of thought
A                          E
You don't have to tell me where to get off
Maybe I've misunderstood cha
If you're leaving, baby, would cha