Lefty's Gone

Album: Something Special (1985)

Songfacts®:

  • This is a tribute song to legendary Country music singer Lefty Frizzell, singer of such hits as "Long Black Veil," "If You've Got the Money, I've Got the Time" and "Always Late With Your Kisses." >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Julian - Oakland, AR

Comments: 1

  • Henry O. Godwinn from Wheeling, WvI like this song. George Strait really knows how to sing classic country like nobody's business
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