Highway Robbery Song Lyrics and Chords

Tanya Tucker

Highway Robbery

 

Highway Robbery Song Lyrics and Chords by Tanya Tucker

 

Highway Robbery
Recorded by Tanya Tucker
Written by Chuck Jones, Michael Garvin, Tom Shapiro
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Okay officer I admit it I was  
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speedin’
 
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before you write me up let me tell you the  
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reason
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I wasn’t tryin’ to outrun run you
 
I was  
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chasin’ a guy with eyes of blue
 
Who  
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committed a crime back about a mile or  
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two
 
I was cruisin’ along when he pulled up out of  
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nowhere
 
He was  
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hotter than the Jag he drove and just one lane  
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over
 
He  
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aimed those angel eyes at me
 
And  
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smiled like we were meant to be
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Oh he stole my heart from a movin’ car
 
It was  
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high
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way 
 
 
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robbery
 
He  
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grabbed my heart and took off on the  
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run
 
It was  
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high
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way 
 
 
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robbery
 
He ought to do time in my  
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arms for  
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what he’s  
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done
 
So hey officer how ’bout you under
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standin’
 
Won’t you  
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turn that blue light on and help me catch that  
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bandit
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He’s got something that belongs to T
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I can’t let him get away scot-free
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Oh it’s only right that he’s mine tonight
Repeat #3 x2
 
He ought to do time in my  
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arms for  
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what he’s  
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done

 

FAQ

 

Who sang the the song Highway Robbery?
– The song Highway Robbery was sang by Tanya Tucker.

 

Who is Tanya Tucker?
– Tanya Denise Tucker (born October 10, 1958) is an American country music singer and songwriter who had her first hit, “Delta Dawn”, in 1972 at the age of 13. Over the succeeding decades, Tucker became one of the few child performers to mature into adulthood without losing her audience, and during the course of her career, she notched a streak of top-10 and top-40 hits.
She has had several successful albums, several Country Music Association award nominations, and hit songs such as 1973’s “What’s Your Mama’s Name?” and “Blood Red and Goin’ Down”, 1975’s “Lizzie and the Rainman”, 1988’s “Strong Enough to Bend”, and 1992’s “Two Sparrows in a Hurricane”. Tucker’s 2019 album While I’m Livin’ won the Grammy Award for Best Country Album, and “Bring My Flowers Now” from that same album won Tucker a shared songwriting Grammy for Best Country Song.

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