Kaw-Liga Song Lyrics and Chords

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Kaw-Liga Song Lyrics and Chords by Boxcar Willie

 

Kaw-Liga
Recorded by Boxcar Willie
Written by Hank Williams and Fred Rose
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Kaw-Liga was a wooden Indian standin’ by the door
He fell in love with an Indian maid

Over in the antique store

Kaw-Liga aah
 
Just stand there and he never made a  
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Because his heart was made of knotty  
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Poor ol’ Kaw-Liga he never got a kiss
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Poor ol’ Kaw-Liga he don’t know what he missed
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Is he any wonder that his face is  
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Kaw-Liga that poor old wooden  
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head

Kaw-Liga was a lonely Indian he never went nowhere

He fell in love with an Indian maid with coal black hair

Kaw-Liga aah
 
Just standing there as lonely as can  
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Because his heart was made from a knotty  
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Kaw-Liga wore his Sunday feathers and held his tomahawk

The maiden wore her beads and braids

And hoped someday he’d talk

Kaw-Liga aah
 
He’d stand there and never let i
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show
 
So she could never answer yes or  
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But one day a wealthy customer bought the Indian maid

And took her oh so far away but ol’ Kaw-Liga stayed

Kaw-Liga ooh
 
Just stand there and never let it  
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So she could never answer yes or  
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no
Repeat #2

 

FAQ

 

Who sang the the song Kaw-Liga?
– The song Kaw-Liga was sang by Boxcar Willie.

 

Who is Boxcar Willie?
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