Capo 2 INTRO: C C C C VERSE 1: C F (waylon) Cowboys ain't easy to love and they're harder to hold. G C They'd rather give you a song than diamonds or gold. C F (willie) Lonestar belt buckles and old faded levis each night begins a new day. G C If you don't under stand him and he don't die young, he'll probably just ride away.VERSE 2: C F (Willie) Cowboys like smoky ol' pool rooms and clear mountain mornings, G C (Waylon) little warm puppies and children and girls of the night . C F (both) Them that don't know him don't like him and them that do sometimes don't know how to take him. G C He ain't wrong, he's just different and his pride won't let him do things to make you think he's right. ChorusC F (both) Mamas, don't let your babies grow up to be cowboys. G C Don't let them pick guitars and drive them ol' trucks; let em' be doctors and lawyers and such. C F Mamas, don't let your babies grow up to be cowboys. G C They're never at home and they're always alone, even with someone they love.