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    "Gambling Barroom Blues" Lyrics

    Steve Forbert

    I went down to the corner, just to meet my gal
    I found her standing on the sidewalk, talking to my pal
    I strolled back to the bar room, to get another drink of gin
    The first thing I knew I was reelin', rocking and drunk again

    I kept drinking gin and liqour, till way up in the night
    When my pal came to the bar room, we had an awful fight
    I reached down for my razor, and then we knocked around
    But when I pulled my pistol, I quickly smoked him down

    The gambling bar room blues

    I went down to see my baby, and met her on the way
    I told her I'd have to leave her, I told her I could not stay
    I started down to the station, and stopped in at the bar
    There I met a policeman, riding in a motor car

    We both drank lots of liqour, that flat footed cop and I
    I thought he would never leave me, Lord, I thought I'd die
    My baby came in to join us, and then it began to rain
    Then I had to hurry, hurry, to catch that midnight train

    I laid my head in the bar room door, I never get drunk anymore
    I pawned my watch and my golden chain
    I pawned my baby's diamond ring
    Police, police, police, you're just as drunk as me
    I'm grabbed that old eight-wheeler, and make for the deep blue sea
    This song was submitted on November 24th, 2016.
    Copyright with Lyrics © Peermusic Publishing,.
    Written by Lee Alley, Jimmie Rodgers.
    Lyrics licensed by LyricFind.

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