Perfume Powder And Lead Song Lyrics and Chords

Perfume, Powder and Lead

 

Perfume Powder And Lead Song Lyrics and Chords by Lonesome River Band

 

Perfume Powder And Lead

Recorded by Lonesome River Band

Written by Tommy Morse
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We were married in the spring she didn’t want for anything
 
A lovin’ husband a little  
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cabin close to  
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town
Workin’ hard out on the farm comin’ in to all her charm
 
Until one day when the  
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stranger came  
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around

It starts to rain can’t work no more run to the porch open the door

 
To their surprise I  
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realize their little  
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game
So what was I supposed to do oh I could tell he’d been with you
 
It made me mad and I just  
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couldn’t stand the  
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pain
 
I can’t  
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believe what I have done I killed them  
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both with daddy’s gun
 
As their bodies lay  
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entangled in our  
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bed
 
He was the  
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sheriffs only son to me she  
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was the only one
 
I smelled the perfume the  
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powder and the  
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lead

Well my body starts to shake begin to think about my fate

 
As I turn and start to  
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stagger toward the  
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door
I heard her take her final breath I knew my sentence would be death
 
And so I threw that smokin’  
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gun onto the  
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floor
Now I sit here in this jail and now my life’s a livin hell
 
Since that awful dreadful  
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crime I had to  
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do

All her love she vowed to me another man there’d never be

 
And in the end I’ll have to  
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die for loving  
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you

Repeat #3

 

FAQ

 

Who sang the the song Perfume Powder And Lead?
– The song Perfume Powder And Lead was sang by Lonesome River Band.

 

Who is Lonesome River Band?
– The Lonesome River Band is an American contemporary bluegrass band. The band has released 15 recording projects since its formation in 1982. Lonesome River Band is led by Sammy Shelor who is a member of the Virginia Country Music Hall of Fame and a 5-Time International Bluegrass Music Association Banjo Player of the Year Award recipient. The band has experienced numerous personnel changes over the years, and has not included an original member since Tim Austin left the band in 1995 to focus on Doobie Shea Records.On November 11, 2011, band member Sammy Shelor was awarded the Steve Martin Prize for Excellence in Bluegrass and Banjo. Shelor was presented with the award on the Late Show with David Letterman. Following the presentation of the award, Steve Martin performed with the Lonesome River Band.

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