Hot Rod Boogie Song Lyrics and Chords

Faron Young

Faron Young - Hot Rod Shotgun Boogie No. 2

 

Hot Rod Boogie Song Lyrics and Chords by Faron Young

 

Hot Rod Boogie
Recorded by Faron Young
Written by Tillman Franks
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Well I had an old Ford and it took a chill

It faded and sputtered as it made it up the hill

 
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motor died out and the thing wouldn’t crank
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Till I slipped a little hadicol in the tank
 
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did the hot rod boogie and now it runs so  
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fine
 
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goes up the hill and the motor never even  
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whines

Now I had a dear friend and he bought him a Dodge

We jumped in the thing and we started to the lodge

 
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motor died out and it stood still
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And then with hadicol we did fill
 
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did the hot rod boogie and now it runs so  
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fine
 
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goes up the hill and the motor never even  
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whines

Now me and my wife had a fox tail dog

We crossed that river on a hickory log

 
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log it broke and I fell through the tin
 
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I lost my wife with a jug of gin
 
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did the hot rod boogie as it sank full  
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load
 
Well I  
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love my wife but I hate to see that gin  
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go

Now I had a little rooster and he couldn’t even crow

He got so weak that he couldn’t hardly go

 
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wouldn’t scratch grass or he wouldn’t eat seed
 
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we slipped a little hadicol in his feed
 
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then he did the hot rod boogie as he struts so  
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fine
 
Well he  
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crows in the morning as he boogies on down the  
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Now I had an old mule he was oh so poor

The collar rubbed his shoulder and it got sore

 
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mule got sick and couldn’t even bray
 
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we slipped a little hadicol in his hay
 
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did the hot rod boogie and now he plows so  
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fine
 
Well he  
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boogies on up the row as he plows on down the  
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FAQ

 

Who sang the the song Hot Rod Boogie?
– The song Hot Rod Boogie was sang by Faron Young.

 

Who is Faron Young?
– Faron Young (February 25, 1932 – December 10, 1996) was an American country music producer, singer and songwriter from the early 1950s into the mid-1980s. Hits including “If You Ain’t Lovin’ (You Ain’t Livin’)” and “Live Fast, Love Hard, Die Young” marked him as a honky-tonk singer in sound and personal style and his chart-topping singles “Hello Walls” and “It’s Four in the Morning” showed his versatility as a vocalist. Known as the Hillbilly Heartthrob, and following a singing cowboy film role as the Young Sheriff, Young’s singles charted for more than 30 years. In failing health, he died by suicide at 64 in 1996. Young is a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame.

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