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Little girl come around, don’t walk away
I ain’t the devil, don’t care what your mama say
Daddy’s going away, won’t see me no more
But before I go I got something to say

At just 22, barely on my own
Drunk in a barroom, 4th of July down back home
Well the other man, I shot him in the gut
The police came and all I could do is run

Lord’s gonna take me away
I ain’t a bad man, he just built me this way
Caught for a crime done 10 years ago
Ain’t touched a gun since that day

Been on the low so many days
I left your mama, had to go away
I went away so you and she could remain to be free
I needed some time to get away from me

(ch)

It’s OK, don’t be afraid
Every dollar and dime I owed to you has been paid
And when I go, It’ll be alright
Cause you’re on your daddy’s mind tonight

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from The Awesome Depression, released November 26, 2009

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"A tongue-in-cheek, honky-tonk tinged (former) power trio that hoists a brew to everything from Hank Williams' earthy country to hormonal '80s hair metal, this bunch is almost as fun as that one Fourth of July where Uncle Kenny passed out on the neighbors' lawn" (Jason Bracelin, Las Vegas Review-Journal) ... more

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