King's Call

Album: Solo In Soho (1980)
Charted: 35
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  • It was a rainy night the night the king went down
    Everybody was crying it seemed like sadness had surrounded the town
    Me I went to the liquor store
    And I bought a bottle of wine and a bottle of gin
    I played his records all night
    Drinking with a close, close friend

    Now some people say that that ain't right
    And some people say nothing at all
    But even in the darkest of night
    You can always hear the king's call
    You can always hear the king's call

    Well they put him away in Memphis
    Six feet beneath the clay
    Everybody was crying
    Everybody said it was a plain grey day

    Me I went to the liquor store
    And I bought another bottle of wine and another bottle of gin
    I played his records all night
    And I got drunk all over again

    Now some people say that that ain't right
    That ain't right
    And some people say nothing at all
    I say nothing
    But even in the darkest of night
    You could always hear the king's call
    You could always hear the king's call

    I wonder if you're lonesome tonight
    And I'd rather go on hearing your lies
    Than to go on living without you

    Now some people say that that ain't right
    And some people say nothing at all I say nothing
    But even in the darkest of night
    You could always hear the king's call
    You could always hear the king's call
    You could always hear the king's call
    Now the stage is bare and I'm standing here
    They might as well bring the curtain down
    I cried the night the king died Writer/s: PHILIP PARRIS LYNOTT
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
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