Ninety Nine Year Blues Song Lyrics and Chords

Hank Snow

Ninety-Nine Year Blues

 

Ninety Nine Year Blues Song Lyrics and Chords by Hank Snow

 

Ninety Nine Year Blues
Recorded by Hank Snow
Written by Jimmie Rodgers and Roy E. Hall
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Lawd these ninety nine blues ain’t no fancy dream
 
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you had two lives to live you’d know just what I  
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mean
When the judge read the verdict it nearly knocked me down
 
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boy you got two six’s they’re all upside  
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down
It ain’t the days I’ve been here it’s the days I got to stay
 
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the old friends I ever had done shook hands and gone  
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away
My good gal told me the day I hit this can
 
You’ve  
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made your bed in sorrow now sleep on it like a  
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man
Ninety nine and ninety nine make one hundred and ninety eight
 
That’s  
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four years pretty normal than you can figure up on your  
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I don’t know what else is in the world to lose
 
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I’ve lost everything except these ninety nine  
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blues

 

FAQ

 

Who sang the the song Ninety Nine Year Blues?
– The song Ninety Nine Year Blues was sang by Hank Snow.

 

Who is Hank Snow?
– Clarence Eugene “Hank” Snow (May 9, 1914 – December 20, 1999) was a Canadian-American country music artist. Most popular in the 1950s, he had a career that spanned more than 50 years, he recorded 140 albums and charted more than 85 singles on the Billboard country charts from 1950 until 1980. His number-one hits include the self-penned songs “I’m Moving On”, “The Golden Rocket” and “The Rhumba Boogie” and famous versions of “I Don’t Hurt Anymore”, “Let Me Go, Lover!”, “I’ve Been Everywhere”, “Hello Love”, as well as other top 10 hits.Snow was an accomplished songwriter whose clear, baritone voice expressed a wide range of emotions including the joys of freedom and travel as well as the anguish of tortured love. His music was rooted in his beginnings in small-town Nova Scotia where, as a frail, 80-pound youngster, he endured extreme poverty, beatings and psychological abuse as well as physically punishing labour during the Great Depression. Through it all, his musically talented mother provided the emotional support he needed to pursue his dream of becoming a famous entertainer like his idol, the country star, Jimmie Rodgers.As a performer of traditional country music, Snow won numerous awards and is a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame, the Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame and the Canadian Music Hall of Fame. The Hank Snow Museum in Liverpool, Nova Scotia, celebrates his life and work in a province where his fans still see him as an inspirational figure who triumphed over personal adversity to become one of the most influential artists in all of country music.

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