The Long Way Song Lyrics and Chords

The Long Way

 

The Long Way Song Lyrics and Chords by Hawkshaw Hawkins

 

The Long Way
Recorded by Hawkshaw Hawkins
Written by Jeff Hill
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I met her I  
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loved her we  
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married
 
But  
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soon she forgot what she  
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said
 
Till  
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one day I found she was  
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sharing
 
Her love with  
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another 
 
in
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stead
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Broken broken was  
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my 
 
heart
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Broken for she was un
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true
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Broken broken was  
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my 
 
heart
 
When she said a  
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new love she’d  
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wed
 
And then I met  
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you and we  
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married
 
But  
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this time there is no mis
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take
 
Cause  
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I took the long way a
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round 
 
dear
 
It turned out the  
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right way to  
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take
Repeat #3

 

FAQ

 

Who sang the the song The Long Way?
– The song The Long Way was sang by Hawkshaw Hawkins.

 

Who is Hawkshaw Hawkins?
– Harold Franklin Hawkins (December 22, 1921 – March 5, 1963), better known as Hawkshaw Hawkins, was an American country music singer popular from the 1950s into the early 1960s. He was known for his rich, smooth vocals and music drawn from blues, boogie and honky tonk. At 6 ft 5 inches tall, Hawkins had an imposing stage presence, and he dressed more conservatively than some other male country singers. Hawkins died in the 1963 plane crash that also killed country stars Patsy Cline and Cowboy Copas. He was a member of the Grand Ole Opry and was married to country star Jean Shepard.

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