Master of Sparks

Album: Tres Hombres (1973)
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  • High class Slim came floatin' in
    Down from the county line.
    Just gettin' right on Saturday night,
    Ridin' with some friends of mine.
    They invited me just to come and see
    Just what was on their minds
    And then I took my first long look
    At the Master of Sparks on high.

    In the back of Jimmy's Mack
    Stood a round steel cage
    Welded into shape by Slim,
    Made out of sucker gauge.
    How fine, they cried, now with you inside,
    Strapped in there safe and sound.
    I thought, my-o-my, how the sparks will fly
    If that thing ever hit the ground.

    Slim was so pleased when I had eased
    Into his trap of death.
    He had slammed the door but I said no more
    And I thought I'd breathed my last breath.
    We was out in the sticks down Highway Six
    And the crowd was just about right.
    The speed was too, so out I flew
    Like a stick of rollin' dynamite.

    When I hit the ground you could hear the sound
    And see the sparks a country mile.
    End over end I began to spin
    But the ball started runnin' wild.
    But it was too late as I met my fate
    And the ball started gettin' hot.
    But through the sparks and the flame I knew that the claim
    Of the Master of Sparks was gone. Writer/s: BILLY GIBBONS
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management
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  • Barry From Canada from NewbrunswickNow that would be something to SEE !!! Not to mention partake in !!! Someone put up a YouTube video ... PLEASE !!!
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