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The Ghost Of Jim Bob Wilson
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The Ghost Of Jim Bob Wilson
Recorded by Cal Smith
Written by Don Wayne

G C G
Jim Bob Wilson passed away in 1928
C G D7
His wife Reba was a fiery woman child
G C G
She was seventeen and a lovely thing and everybody said
C D7 G
She was bound go plumb crazy and run wild

C G
Jim Bob had hardly more than gotten settled in his grave
C G D7
When the men folks started knocking on her door
G C G
They all had pretty flowers and some pretty words to say
C D7 G
But they just got a friendly smile and nothing more

D7 C G
Through the years she never ever gave a man a second glance
D7 C G
Though many came and tried in vain to start a hot romance
C G
And when they called her crazy she smiled and told herself
C D7 G
The ghost of Jim Bob Wilson is alive and doing well

C G
In the latter part of ’48 a wise old mid-wife said
C G D7
Widow Wilson is growing heavy with a child
G C G
But now tongues started wagging and they laughed and shook their head
C D7 G
Said at long last Reba Wilson’s running wild

C G
In the early spring of ’49 a fair boy child was born
C D7
Folks said her name and son would turn out bad
G C G
But she named him Jim Bob Jr. and just laughed away their story
C D7 G
Said he’ll grow up fine and straight just like his dad

D7 C G
All the rest of her life she gave no man a second glance
D7 C G
Though many came and tried in vain to start a hot romance
C G
She watched her fine young son grow up and smiled unto herself
C D7 G
The ghost of Jim Bob Wilson is alive and doing well

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