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    Hank Williams Jr. / Lyrics

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    "Big River" Lyrics

    Hank Williams Jr.

    I've been here longer and I'm stronger
    And I've seen as much as any man
    Now many's crossed me but none have bossed me
    And I don't believe they ever can
    Hello son, I see you're wearin' a gun
    And you say, you're on your way into town

    You say, your ma told you not to
    But you feel you got to
    Get that man that gunned your daddy down
    From the Sheriff's office to the gallows boy
    That's a mighty mighty short walk

    So, why you worry your horse son?

    Let you and I take it easy and have a little talk
    'Cause I've been here longer

    Well, I can see that you're angry
    And I guess, you've got plenty right to be
    But the law can handle your daddy's killer
    Much better than you or me
    And remember your promise you made your mother
    That you never would fought on a gun

    So go on home to her boy
    'Cause she needs you
    She wouldn't stand to lose her only son
    Well, I see you thought it over
    And I'm glad to see you going home boy
    And you wanna know what they call me

    Well, I'm just the river, they call me the Mississippi
    I've been here longer
    This song was submitted on June 20th, 2010 and last modified on November 23rd, 2016.
    Copyright with Lyrics © Warner/Chappell Music, Inc..
    Written by Johnny Cash.
    Lyrics licensed by LyricFind.

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