L.A. County

  • She left Dallas for California
    With an old friend by her side
    Well he did not say much
    But one year later
    He'd ask her to be his wife

    And the lights of L.A. County
    Look like diamonds in the sky
    When you're driving through the hours
    With an old friend at your side

    One year later I left Houston
    With an old friend by my side
    Well it did not say much
    But it was a beauty
    Of a coal black .45

    And the lights of L.A. County
    Look like diamonds in the sky
    When you're driving through the hours
    With an old friend at your side

    So I drove on all the day long
    And I drove on through the night
    And I thought of her a'waiting
    For to be his blushing bride

    And the lights of L.A. County
    They looked like diamonds in the sky
    As I drove into the valley
    With my old friend at my side

    And as she stood there at the altar
    All dressed in her gown of white
    Her face was bright as stars a'shining
    Like I'd dreamed of all my life

    And they kissed each other
    And they turned around
    And they saw me standing in the aisle
    Well I did not say much
    I just stood there watching
    As that .45 told them goodbye

    And the lights of L.A. County
    Look like diamonds in the sky
    When you're kneeling at the altar
    With an old friend at your side

    And the lights of L.A. County
    Are a mighty pretty sight
    When you're kneeling at the altar
    With an old friend at your side Writer/s: LYLE PEARCE LOVETT
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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