Fort Worth Jail Song Lyrics and Chords

Jimmy Dean

Fort Worth Jail

 

Fort Worth Jail Song Lyrics and Chords by Jimmy Dean

 

Fort Worth Jail
Recorded by Jimmy Dean
Written by Dick Reinhardt
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down in the  
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Fort Worth  
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jailhouse feeling kinda  
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low
 
No
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body cares about me cause  
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I ain’t  
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got no  
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dough
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Well the No  
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9 so black and shiny took me off to  
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jail
 
My good  
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gal said so long daddy cause  
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I can’t  
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go your  
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bail
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They put me  
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in that cell so dreary turned them lights down  
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low
 
Fed me  
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beans and hardtack cornbread said they’d  
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never 
 
 
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let me  
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go
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All you  
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ramblin’ men take warning don’t go near that big  
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Cowtown
 
Never  
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trust a stockyard baby cause they’ll  
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always 
 
 
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let you  
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down
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Three more  
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days I’m a gonna be a goin’ down that road so  
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long
 
Looking  
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for my blue eyed baby though I  
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know she’s  
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done me  
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wrong

 

FAQ

 

Who sang the the song Fort Worth Jail?
– The song Fort Worth Jail was sang by Jimmy Dean.

 

Who is Jimmy Dean?
– Jimmy Ray Dean (August 10, 1928 – June 13, 2010) was an American country music singer, television host, actor, and businessman. He was the creator of the Jimmy Dean sausage brand as well as the spokesman for its TV commercials. He is a distant cousin of actor James Dean
He became a national television personality starting on CBS in 1957. He rose to fame for his 1961 country music crossover hit into rock and roll with “Big Bad John” and his 1963 television series The Jimmy Dean Show, which gave puppeteer Jim Henson his first national media exposure.
His acting career included appearing in the early seasons in the Daniel Boone TV series as the sidekick of the famous frontiersman played by star Fess Parker. Later he was on the big screen in a supporting role as billionaire Willard Whyte in the James Bond movie Diamonds Are Forever (1971).
He lived near Richmond, Virginia, and was nominated for the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2010, though died before his induction that year at the age of 81.

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