Lonesome Johnny Blues

Album: Kerosene Hat (1993)
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    Well, lucky number seven passed me by
    Lucky number seven called my name and passed on by
    Well he came back don't you know
    With his brother six in tow
    And that is how number thirteen wound up by my side.

    And that is how I got these Lonesome Johnny Blues
    How I got these Lonesome Johnny Blues
    Got the Lonesome Johnny Blues
    And there's nothing I can do
    'Cept sing these sad old weary Lonesome Johnny Blues

    Here we go
    Grim Reaper he pulled up into my drive
    Grim Reaper pulled his little old Chevrolet right up onto the goddamn drive
    "Johnny, I haven't come for you
    But I want someone who's dear to you
    And the price you pay is to remain alive"

    And I'll stay here with these Lonesome Johnny Blues
    Stay here with these Lonesome Johnny Blues
    With the Lonesome Johnny Blues
    And there's nothing I can do
    'Cept sing these sad old weary Lonesome Johnny Blues

    Woah, no more trouble send him down the road, won't you please.
    No more trouble won't you beat him up, won't you send him down the road
    Trouble dumped out the trash
    Ransacked the place for cash
    And he wound up taking much more than I own

    And he left me with these Lonesome Johnny Blues
    Left me with these Lonesome Johnny Blues
    With the Lonesome Johnny Blues
    And there's nothing I can do
    'Cept sing these sad old weary Lonesome Johnny Blues

    Johnny Blues
    The sad old weary Lonesome Johnny Blues
    Johnny Blues
    The sad old weary Lonesome Johnny Blues Writer/s: DAVID CHARLES LOWERY, DAVID CHARLS LOWERY, JOHN HICKMAN
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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