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Love in the Hot Afternoon
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Love in the Hot Afternoon lyrics and chords are intended for your personal use, it's a wonderful Gene Watson song. It's a very entertaining song to play and sing, fortunately for me, it's easy to do.


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Love in the Hot Afternoon
recorded by Gene Watson                      [3/4 time]
written by Kent Westberry & Vince Matthews

C                               F             C
From somewhere outside I hear a street vendor cry filet gumbo
                         F              C
From my window I see him going down the street and he don't know
                      Am           C           Am         C
That we fell right to sleep in the damp tangled sheets so soon
              G7           C
After love in the hot afternoon
        G7                   F             C
Now the bourbon street lady  sleeps like a baby in the shadows
        G7         F       C
She was new to me  full of mystery but now I know  
                  Am       C         Am       C
That she's just a girl and I'm just a guy in a room
               G7       C
For love in the hot afternoon
                              F              C
We got high in the park  this morning and we sat without talking
                              F           C
Then we came back here in the heat of the day tired of walking
                Am         C         Am       C
Where under her breath she hummed to herself a tune
           G7           C
Of Love in the hot afternoon


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There's tons of Gene Watson fans that really appreciate his music, this is one of his many hits. It has a beautiful melody with easy to make chords, just copy and paste Love in the Hot Afternoon lyrics and chords so you can enjoy this great country classic.