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The Cold Hard Truth Song Lyrics and Chords

 

The Cold Hard Truth Song Lyrics and Chords by George Jones

 

The Cold Hard Truth
Recorded by George Jones
Written by James O'hara
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You don't know who I am
 
But I know all about  
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you
 
I've come to talk to you  
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tonight
 
About the things I've seen you  
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do
I've come to set the record straight
 
I've come to shine the light on  
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you
 
Let me introduce my
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self
 
I am the cold hard  
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truth

There is a woman we both know

 
I think you know the one I  
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mean
 
She gave her heart and soul to  
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you
 
You gave her only broken  
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dreams

You say your not the one to blame

 
For all the heartaches she's been  
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though
 
I say you're nothing but a  
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liar
 
And I'm the cold hard  
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truth
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All your life that's how it's  
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been
 
Looking out for number  
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one
 
Taking more than you  
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give
 
Moving on when you're  
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done
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With her you could have had it  
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all
 
A family and love to  
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last
 
If you had any sense at  
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all
 
You'd go and beg her to come  
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back

You think that you're a real man

 
But you're nothing but a  
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fool
 
The way you run away from  
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love
 
The way you try to play it  
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cool

I'm gonna say this just one time

 
Time is running out on  
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you
 
You best remember me my  
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friend
 
I am the cold hard  
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truth
 
You best remember me my  
G7 
friend
 
I am the cold hard  
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truth

 

FAQ

 

Who sang the the song The Cold Hard Truth?
- The song The Cold Hard Truth was sang by George Jones.

 

Who is George Jones?
- George Glenn Jones (September 12, 1931 - April 26, 2013) was an American musician, singer, and songwriter. He achieved international fame for his long list of hit records, including his best-known song "He Stopped Loving Her Today", as well as his distinctive voice and phrasing. For the last two decades of his life, Jones was frequently referred to as the greatest living country singer. Country music scholar Bill Malone writes, "For the two or three minutes consumed by a song, Jones immerses himself so completely in its lyrics, and in the mood it conveys, that the listener can scarcely avoid becoming similarly involved." Waylon Jennings expressed a similar opinion in his song "It's Alright": "If we all could sound like we wanted to, we'd all sound like George Jones." The shape of his nose and facial features earned Jones the nickname "The Possum".Born in Texas, Jones first heard country music when he was seven, and was given a guitar at the age of nine. He married his first wife, Dorothy Bonvillion, in 1950, and was divorced in 1951. He served in the United States Marine Corps and was discharged in 1953. He married Shirley Ann Corley in 1954. In 1959, Jones recorded "White Lightning", written by J. P. Richardson, which launched his career as a singer. His second marriage ended in divorce in 1968 he married fellow country music singer Tammy Wynette a year later. Years of alcoholism compromised his health and led to his missing many performances, earning him the nickname "No Show Jones". After his divorce from Wynette in 1975, Jones married his fourth wife, Nancy Sepulvado, in 1983 and became sober for good in 1999. Jones died in 2013, aged 81, from hypoxic respiratory failure.
George Jones has been called "The Rolls Royce Of Country Music" and had more than 160 chart singles to his name from 1955 until his death in 2013.
Johnny Cash once said, "When people ask me who my favorite country singer is, I say, 'You mean besides George Jones?'"

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