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A Week In A County Jail Written and recorded by Tom T. Hall G Doo do do doo do do doo do oooh wooo
C G One time I spent a week inside a little county jail C G And I don't guess I'll ever live it down C G I was sitting at a red light when these two men came and got me C D7 And said that I was speeding through their town G C G Well they said tomorrow morning you can see the judge then go C G They let me call one person on the phone C G I thought I'd be there overnight so I just called my boss C D7 To tell him I'd be off but not for long G C G They motioned me inside a cell with seven other guys C G And one little barred up window in the rear C G My cell mate said if they had let me bring some money in C D7 We ought to send the jailer for some beer G C G Well I had to pay him double cause he was the man in charge C G And the jailer's job was not the best in town C G Later on his wife brought hot baloney eggs and gravy C D7 The first day I was there I turned it down G C G Next morning they just let us sleep but I was up real early C G Wondering when I'd get my release C G Later on we got more hot baloney eggs n' gravy C D7 By now I wasn't quite so hard to please G C G Two days later when I thought that I had been forgotten C G The sheriff came in chewing on a straw C G He said where is the guy who thinks that this is Indianapolis C D7 I'd like to talk to him about the law G C G Well I told him who I was and told him I was working steady C G And I really should be getting on my way C G That part about me being who I was did not impress him C D7 He said the judge would be here any day
G C G The jailer had a wife and let me tell ya she was awful C G But she brought that hot baloney every day C G And after seven days she got to looking so much better C D7 I asked her if she'd like to run away G C G Next morning that ole judge took every nickel that I had C G And he said son let this teach you not to race C G The jailer's wife was smiling from the window as I left C D7 In thirty minutes I was outta state
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