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Trapper Man Ukulele tab

Mark Knopfler

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Trapper Man

Capo on 2nd fret
	  

Intro
| C Cadd9 | C Cadd9 |  

| C Am7 | C/G Am7 | x2 


      C                        Am7         C/G  Am7 
The trapper man’s in from the hinterlands 
 F                        C                Am7  C/G  Am7 
Filth and grease on his clothes and hands 
         C               Am7         C/G  Am7 
From the outermost, the farthermost 
       F                 C           Am7  C/G  C 
Comes riding in to the trading post 


       F 
Got a pack horse loaded up with hides 
      Dm 
Steps in to see the man inside 
        C              Am7 
‘I got furs, skins, a little meat too 
 G 
Here, I got a good piece just for you’ 


| C Am7 | C/G Am7 | (x2) 


      C                 Am7            C/G  Am7 
‘You take this home to give the wife’ 
      F                 C             Am7  C/G  Am7 
The trapper draws his skinning knife 
         C                   Am7             C/G  Am7 
Now the fat man’s desk is a butcher’s block 
      F               C              Am7  C/G  C 
The trapper cuts the meat and talks 


               F 
‘You’re gonna lose your shirt on a nowhere man 
 Dm 
Lose your shirt in nowhere land 
 C                 Am7 
Back out there is my country 
     G                                 F      G  Am 
And you best let this trapper be the trapper 
        F      C        Am7     C/G         Am7 
You need the trapper man (the trapper man) 
      C          Am7  C/G  Am7 
The trapper man 


| C Am7 | C/G Am7 | 2/4 F | 
| C Am7 | C/G Am7 | (x2) 


        C                      Am7               C/G  Am7 
If you don’t want to be where lightning strikes 
 F                      C          Am7  C/G  Am7 
Better let me work the way I like 
 C                            Am7           C/G  Am7 
You don’t want to know how I fill my sacks 
     F                C               Am7  C/G  C 
You go out there you don’t come back 


         F 
You got nature red in tooth and claw 
     Dm 
And you ain’t got no rule of law 
    C                  Am7 
And if you don’t know nature’s way 
G                                                 F      G  Am 
All that’s gonna stop you being the prey is the trapper 
        F      C        Am7     C/G         Am7 
You need the trapper man (the trapper man) 
      C          Am7  C/G  Am7 
The trapper man 


| No Chord | (x4) 


You wanna wear them gems and rings 

You wanna show off them shiny things 

Shake your moneymaker, bro 

Where the movers and the shakers go 


You wanna go do what you do 

Let the gold and silver come to you 

So leave the dirty work to me, yeah 
 F                  G              F      G  Am 
You best let this trapper be the trapper 
        F      C        Am7     C/G         Am7 
You need the trapper man (the trapper man) 
      C          Am7  C/G  Am7 
The trapper man 


| C Am7 | C/G Am7 | 2/4 F | 
| C Am7 | C/G Am7 | (x2) 


           C                  Am7          C/G  Am7 
When he’s done his thing and gone his way 
     F               C            Am7  C/G  Am7 
The fat men light cigars and say 
  C               Am7           C/G  Am7 
“Holy smokes did you see that? 
   F                       C           Am7  C/G  C 
We all made money on the trapper cat” 


 F 
Sit back in their big ass chairs 
       Dm 
Say, “Boys, that is the man right there” 
         C                 Am7 
I’m the lifeline for your big soft ass 
           G                                   F      G  Am 
It’s the trapper puts it in first class, the trapper 
        F      C        Am7     C/G        Am7 
You need the trapper man (the trapper man) 
      C          Am7  C/G  Am7 
The trapper man 


| C Am7 | C/G Am7 | (x6) 

| C | 
	  
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