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Letra Night The Lights Went Out In Georgia

The night the lights went out in georgiavicki lawrence words and music by her husband, bobby russell(peak billboard position # 1 in 1973)he was on his way home from candletopbeen two weeks gone and he thought he'd stopat william's and have him a drink 'fore he went home to herandy wolloe said "hello"and he said "hi, what's doin', wo?""seth, sit down, i got some bad news, it's gonna hurt"he said "i'm your best friend and you know that's right""but your young bride ain't home tonight""since you been gone she's been seein' that amos boy, seth "well, he got mad 'n' he saw red and andy said "boy, don'tcha lose your head"" 'cause to tell ya the truth, i been with her myself"that's the night that the lights went out in georgiathat's the night that they hung an innocent manwell, don't trust your soul to no backwoods southern lawyer'cause the judge in the town's got bloodstains on his handswell, andy got scared and left the barwalkin' on home 'cause he didn't live farsee, andy didn't have many friends and he'd just lost him onebrother thought his wife musta left townso he went home and finally foundthe only thing papa had left him, that was a gunand he went off to andy's housea'skippin' through the backwoods quiet as a mousecame upon some tracks too small for andy to makehe looked through the screen at the back-porch doorand he saw andy lyin' on the floorin a puddle of blood and he started to shakewell, the georgia patrol was a'makin' their roundsso he fired a shot just to flag 'em downand a big-bellied sheriff got his gun and said "why'dya do it?"and the judge said "guilty" in a make-believe trialand slapped the sheriff on the back with a smilesaid' supper's waitin' at home and i gotta get to it"that's the night that the lights went out in georgiathat's the night that they hung an innocent manwell, don't trust your soul to no backwoods southern lawyer'cause the judge in the town's got bloodstains on his handswell, they hung my brother before i could saythe tracks he saw while on his wayto andy's house and back that night were mineand his cheatin' wife had never left townand that's one body that'll never be foundsee, little sister don't miss when she aims her gunthat's the night that the lights went out in georgia, oh-oh-aahthat's the night that they hung an innocent man, ah-huh-unhwell, don't trust your soul to no backwoods southern lawyerfade'cause the judge in the town's got bloodstains on his handstranscribed by ronald e. hontz, who won't swear positively to the correctness of the proper names herein, but they are close to what's sung. anyone with sheet music should feel free to contact [email protected]



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