Honky Tonk Heroes

Album: Honky Tonk Heroes (1973)
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  • Low down leaving sun
    Done, did everything that needs done
    Woe is me, why can't I see?
    I'd best be leaving well enough alone

    Them neon light nights, couldn't stay out of fights
    Keep a-haunting me in memories
    Well there's one in every crowd for crying out loud
    Why was it always turning out to be me?

    Where does it go? The good Lord only knows
    Seems like it was just the other day
    I was down at Green Gables, hawking them tables
    And generally blowing all my hard-earned pay

    Piano rolled blues, danced holes in my shoes
    There weren't another other way to be
    For lovable losers, no account boozers
    And honky tonk heroes like me (hey, hey)

    Where does it go? The good Lord only knows
    Seems like it was just the other day
    I was down at Green Gables, hawking them tables
    Generally blowing all of my hard-earned pay

    Piano rolled blues, danced holes in my shoes
    There weren't another other way to be
    For lovable losers and no account boozers
    And honky tonk heroes like me

    Where do it go? The good Lord only knows
    And seemed like it was just the other day
    I was down at Green Gables and hawking them tables
    And generally blowing all of my hard-earned pay

    Piano rolled blues, danced holes in my shoes
    There weren't another other way to be
    For them lovable losers and no account boozers
    And honky tonk heroes like me, yeah Writer/s: Billy Shaver
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
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