A Showman's Life

Album: Here For A Good Time (2011)
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  • A showman's life is a smokey bar
    And the fevered chase of a tiny star
    It's a hotel room and a lonely wife
    From what I've seen of a showman's life
    Nobody told me about this part

    They told me all about the pretty girls
    And the wine and the money and the good times
    There's no mention of all the wear and tear
    On an old honky tonker's heart
    Well I might have known it
    But nobody told me about this part

    A boy will dream, as children do
    Of a Great White Way, until the dream comes true
    And a phony smile in a colored light
    Is all there is to a showman's life
    Nobody told me about this part

    They told me all about the pretty girls
    And the wine and the money and the good times
    There's no mention of all the wear and tear
    On an old honky tonker's heart
    Well I might have known it
    But nobody told me about this part

    And nobody told me about this part

    They told me all about the pretty girls
    And the wine and the money and the good times
    There's no mention of, all the wear and tear
    On an old honky tonker's heart
    Well I might have known it
    But nobody told me about this part
    Well I might have known it
    Nobody told me about this part Writer/s: JESSE WINCHESTER
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
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