Matamoros Song Lyrics and Chords by Billy Walker
[chordpress float=”none” format=”yes” hbnotation=”no” interactive=”no” transpose=”0″]Matamoros
Recorded by Billy Walker [3/4 time]
written by Kay Arnold
[G]In old Mexico I stand on the square in Mata[C]moros
Round [D7]the plaza the couples are walking to music so [G]sweet
I found my love not too long ago in Mata[C]moros
But [D7]I’m feeling low as the beggar who sits in th[G]e street
Oh the [C]promises that she made with eyes black as midnight
[A7]How could I know how fickle her promise could [D7]be
Now [G]I’m back to find what I feel is mine in M[C]atamoros
And [D7]there’ll be bad trouble if I catch her cheating o[G]n me
Streets are narrow and dark and Tequila runs free in Mata[C]moros
I stop [D7]for one moment outside of Miguel’s swingin[G]g door
My heart breaks to hear the same haunting sound of [C]Granada
She [D7]once called it our song and vowed she’d be min[G]e evermore
Then a[C]cross the square with this wild young Vaquero I see her
[A7]Laughing and dancing and tossing her raven black [D7]hair
Fate [G]may take a hand when I face this man from Mata[C]moros
For the [D7]love of my woman is one thing that I’ll never [G]share
Now I walk in the night far away from the lights of Mata[C]moros
And re[D7]call the last moments when I knew she loved me more than [G]life
I can still hear her cry I love you and I’ll prove i[C]t Manana
Then [D7]seeing my danger she jumped in front of his [G]knife
I know [C]of the stories they’ll tell in the dim lit casinos
[A7]Of the raven haired beauty who for her love lay dead on the [D7]floor
They’l[G]l speak of the fight with the gringo that night in Mat[C]oamoros
And [D7]wonder what happened for he never returned any[G]more[/chordpress]
Who sang the the song Matamoros?
– The song Matamoros was sang by Billy Walker.
Who is Billy Walker?
– William Marvin Walker (January 14, 1929 – May 21, 2006) was an American country music singer and guitarist best known for his 1962 hit, “Charlie’s Shoes”. Nicknamed The Tall Texan, Walker had more than 30 charting records during a nearly 60-year career, and was a longtime member of the Grand Ole Opry.