Buttermilk John

Album: Guitar Slinger (2011)
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  • Now Buttermilk John played the steel guitar
    It made a mournful sound
    From the cotton fields of Arkansas
    To the streets of that Nashville town

    [Chorus]
    Oh John, oh John, play all night long
    Play till my tears run dry
    Oh John, oh John, play one last song
    Before you take that final ride

    Now Buttermilk John sure loved Miss Jean
    She never left his side
    Was the sweetest love I've ever seen
    The Holy Bible was their guide

    [Chorus]

    Now Buttermilk John was a godly man
    I loved him like a son
    Now he's gone on to the Glory Land
    With Jesus he, he will run

    [Chorus]

    Oh John, oh John, play one last song
    Before you take that final rideWriter/s: Vincent Grant Gill
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
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