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Still Doing Time
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Still Doing Time lyrics and chords are intended for your personal use, it's a very good song by George Jones. It's easy to play this classic, all the chords are simple with a pretty melody in 3/4 time.


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Still Doing Time
recorded by George Jones                                     [3/4 time]
written by Michael P. Heeney and John E. Moffat

Has it been a year since the last time I’ve seen her
   F                        C
My God I could swear it was ten
And the ocean of liquor I drank to forget her
         D7                          G7
Is gonna kill me but I’ll drink till then
I’ve been living in hell with a bar for a cell
      C                      F
Still paying for my cheating crime
    C                      G7
And I’ve got a long way to go
Still doing time
C7          F
Still doing time in a honky tonk prison

Still doing time where a man ain't forgiven
My poor heart is breaking
But there’s no escaping
     C                       G7
Each morning I wake up and I find
Still doing time
Oh when you're caught cheating twice
It’s twenty to life in a place
Where the sun never shines
      C                                 G7
And tomorrow you’re gonna find me right here
Still doing time
Repeat #3


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Classic Country Music Lyrics home | George Jones song lyrics

George Jones has a long list of great songs he's recorded during his fifty year career and this one is no exception. It's done in a country waltz time [3/4] with a moderate tempo, it isn't difficult to play. Print Still Doing Time lyrics and chords, you can be playing and singing this one PDQ.