Life In Prison

Album: I'm a Lonesome Fugitive (1967)
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  • LIFE IN PRISON
    (Merle Haggard)
    « © '64 Owen Publications, BMI »

    The jury found the verdict first degree
    They swore I planned her death to be
    I prayed they sentence me to die
    But they wanted me to live and I know why
    So I do life in prison for the wrongs I've done
    And I pray every night for death to come
    My life will be a burden every day
    If I could die my pain might go away
    Insane with rage I took my darling's life
    Because I loved her more than life
    My dreams for her will last a long long time
    But I'd rather die than live to lose my mind
    But I've got life in prison...
    If I could die my pain might go away



    Publisher: OWEN PUBLICATIONS
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  • Niles from Belpre, Ohsweetheart of the rodeo. gosh , I still have the album
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