Carrie Underwood – “Cowboy Casanova”

CAPO 2

ALL TAB RELATIVE TO CAPO

Riff 1: e|-3-1-3-1-3-1-/3-|
B|—————-|
G|—————-|
D|—————-|
A|—————-|
E|—————-|

Riff 2: C-B#m-Bbm-Fm (listen to song for rhythm)

Riff 3: e|-1/3-6h8-8-8-6-6-6-3-1——–|
B|-1———————4——|
G|-1———————–0h1-1|
D|-3—————————-|
A|-3—————————-|
E|-1—————————-|

Riff 4: e|-11-10-11-7/8-11-10-11-10/11-7/8|
B|——————————–|
G|——————————–|
D|——————————–|
A|——————————–|
E|——————————–|

Intro: 4 muted strums of C along with the drum beats and then Riff 1

Riff 2
You better take it from me,
Riff 2
that boy is like a disease
Riff 2
You’re running, you’re trying, you’re trying to hide
C
And you’re wondering why you can’t get free
Riff 2
He’s like a curse, he’s like a drug
Riff 2
You get addicted to his love
Riff 2
You wanna get out but he’s holding you down
Riff 3
‘Cause you can’t live without one more touch

C Bb F G#m
He’s a good time cowboy casanova
F G#m
Leaning up against the record machine
C Bb F G#m
Looks like a cool drink of water
F G#m
But he’s candy-coated misery
C
He’s the devil in disguise
F
A snake with blue eyes
B#m G#m
And he only comes out at night
B#m G#m
Gives you feelings that you don’t want to fight
Riff 2 x 3 (if you have a 2nd guitar play Riff 1 over the top)
You better run for your life

Riff 1

Riff 2
I see that look on your face
Riff 2
You ain’t hearing what I say
Riff 2
So I’ll say it again

‘Cause I know where you been

And I know how it ends
Fm
You can’t get away
G#m Riff 2
Don’t even look in his eyes
Riff 2
He’ll tell you nothing but lies
Riff 2
And you wanna believe

But you won’t be deceived

If you listen to me
Fm G#m
And take my advice

C Bb F G#m
He’s a good time cowboy casanova
F G#m
Leaning up against the record machine
C Bb F G#m
Looks like a cool drink of water
F G#m
But he’s candy-coated misery
C
He’s the devil in disguise
F
A snake with blue eyes
B#m G#m
And he only comes out at night
B#m G#m
Gives you feelings that you don’t want to fight
Riff 4
You better run for your life

Fm

Fm
Run run away
Fm
Don’t let him mess with your mind

He’ll tell you anything you want to hear
Fm
He’ll break your heart
Fm
It’s just a matter of time

But just remember

F G#m
He’s a good time cowboy casanova
F G#m
Leaning up against the record machine
C Bb F G#m
Looks like a cool drink of water
F G#m
But he’s candy-coated misery
C
He’s the devil in disguise
F
A snake with blue eyes
B#m G#m
And he only comes out at night
B#m G#m
Gives you feelings that you don’t want to fight
Riff 2
You better run for your life
Riff 2
Oh you better run for your life
Riff 2
Oh you better run for your life

1 muted strum of C then:

e|-3-1-3-1-3-1-8–|
B|————-9–|
G|————-10-|
D|————-10-|
A|————-8–|
E|————-8–|

or:

e|-3-1-3-1-3-1/8-|
B|—————|
G|—————|
D|—————|
A|—————|
E|—————|

Interpretation by A. Westney.

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