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The Pool Shark Recorded by Dave Dudley Written by Tom T. Hall
G C He said pardon me for bein' so bold G But you got a cigarette that's already rolled C G I gave him one he lit it in his own good time C The smoke in that poolroom hung like fog G When he talked he sounded like a growling dog C G He said would you care for a dollar on the five or nine
C Now the man was ugly and his eyes were mean G His clothes were dirty but his hands were clean C G He held that stick like a mother holds the hand of her child C Well I've been known to hustle a few G When the waitress said was he playing you C G And I said yeah bring me brandy water by it
C Little Red Parker he was way in the back G Taking quarters and handling racks C G And I told him Red come up here glue 'em up tight C G That brandy had me feeling warm so I tipped that waitress
And I checked her form C G And I said honey you like a winner and she just smiled
C G I played like a man with a broken wrist I won two and he won six C G And I had him set up so I said let's play for five C By this time the crowd had gathered round G Just to see this fish and just watch him drown C G I told that waitress more brandy water by it
C Well he went out and gotta custom cue G And he said it's no offense to you C G But I don't play off the wall with nobody but friends C G It had a gold initials in a leather grip pearly and silver inlaid tip C G He smiled at me and he said why don’t we play for ten
C G Well I’ve never seen a man that walked who made those balls and table talk C G They're speaking English he sure didn't need my help C He broke the balls and kept that string G For a hundred and eighty seven bucks and a ring C G Till I gave up and said friend you're gonna have to play by yourself
C Well he sacked it up and he walked outside G And I strolled out just to watch him ride C G And there’s a blonde in their caddy built like the rest of that car C The boys in the poolroom they had 'em a laugh G And I hung it up and let it pass C G Didn’t have a thing but my elbows to put on the bar
C And the waitress smiled said water by it G I took the charity and thanked her polite C G And sittin' there sippin' and suddenly I had me a thought C Unlucky gambler and lucky in love G I guess you know what I was thinking of C G I said waitress honey what time you get off
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