Clancy's Tavern

Album: Clancy's Tavern (2011)
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  • Any minute the 5 o'clock crowd will be coming
    Taps'll be flowing with beer
    The cigarette smoke is soon to be risin'
    And at 5:30 Clancy gets here

    She knows all their faces, she's practically
    Raised them
    And that why they're loyal and true
    They'll pay their tabs, and that pays the light bill
    And she keeps their glass full of brew

    [Chorus]
    And the welders and the drivers
    And the old nine to fivers and the regular Joe's
    Of the world
    Are singing here's to you Clancy and your
    Neighborhood tavern
    Pour me another my girl

    There's a waitress named Lily, shows up at 7
    To make sure their service is great
    And there's a black dude named Elmo that
    Cooks in the kitchen
    Burgers and chicken fried steak
    Yeah around 9 o'clock the band will start
    Playing
    And the music will fill up the air
    Then they'll take a break every 45 minutes
    And the jukebox takes over from there

    [Chorus]

    It's 1:35, last call's upon us
    It's time to settle the score
    Won't you call me a cab and bring me a tab
    And while you're at it, bring me one more

    She's cleaned the last table and shined up the bar
    It's late and everyone's gone
    Then she'll cock her pistol and count all her money
    Then drive that old Chrysler back home

    [Chorus]

    Yeah good night sweet Clancy
    In your neighborhood tavern
    We'll see you tomorrow my girl Writer/s: TOBY KEITH COVEL, W SCOTT EMERICK
    Publisher: O/B/O APRA AMCOS
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • Linda I Whitledge from Firt Smith,ar.Tobys grandmother is buried near my parents at Woodlawn on stateline Road on Arkansas side across road to Arkoma, ok . I rwmember his Grandmothers tavern downtown alot of singers came through . George jones often sing downtown in the 50s
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