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Running gun


by Marty Robbins. Buy album CD: The Double Barrelled [Cbs]


I rode out of Kansas City, going south to Mexico
I was running dodging danger,left the girl that I loved so
Far behind lay Kansas City and the past that I had earned
Twenty notches on my six gun marked the lessons I had learned

Many times I sold my fast gun for a place to lay my head
Till the nights began to haunt me by the men that I left dead
Couldn't stand it any longer with the life that I'd begun
So I said good-bye to Jeannie and became a running gun

I rode into Amarillo as the sun sank in the west
My thoughts in Kansas City and the girl that I love best
As I smiled and kissed her gently and then turned away to go
Said I'd send for her to meet me when I reached old Mexico

I had barely left the saddle and my foot just touched the ground
When a cold voice from the shadows told me not to turn around
Said he knew about my fast gun, knew the price paid by the law
Challenged by a bounty hunter, so I turned around to draw

I knew someday I'd meet him, for his hand like lightning flashed
My own gun stood in leather as his bullet tore its path
As my strength was slowly fading, I could see him walk away
And I knew that where I lie today, he too must lie some day

Now a crowd is slowly gathering but my eyes are growing dim
And my thoughts return to Jeannie and the home that we had planned
Oh please tell her, won't you mister, that she's still the only one
But a woman's love is wasted when she loves a running gun



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Album: The Double Barrelled [Cbs] (1976) Lyrics
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  1. Abilene rose
  2. Big iron
  3. Billy the kid
  4. Cool water
  5. Doggone cowboy
  6. Dusty winds
  7. El paso
  8. In the valley
  9. Johnny fedavo
  10. Man walks amoung us
  11. Old red
  12. Running gun
  13. San angelo
  14. Tall handsome stranger
  15. The bend in the river
  16. The fastest gun around
  17. The little green valley
  18. The master's call
  19. The red hill of utah
  20. The strawberry roan
  21. The streets of laredo
  22. They're hanging me tonight
  23. Utah carol

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