The Devil Made A Masterpiece Song Lyrics and Chords

 

The Devil Made A Masterpiece Song Lyrics and Chords by Johnny Horton

 

The Devil Made A Masterpiece
Written and recorded by Johnny Horton
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The devil made a work of art when  
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he created  
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you
 
He put the moon beams in your hair  
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then he made your eyes so  
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blue
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From the fires he made your lips and  
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promised things  
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untrue
 
He  
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knew he had a  
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masterpiece 
 
 
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when he created  
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you
 
The devil made a masterpiece to  
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play his evil  
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game
 
For the honky tonking day and night  
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cause that's your middl
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name
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He musta used himself inside your  
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heart that can't b
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true
 
He  
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knew he had a  
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masterpiece 
 
 
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when he created  
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you
 
The devil made a masterpiece I'
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m telling you itâ
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€™s 
 
true
 
I felt the moonbeams in your hair  
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then I saw your eyes so  
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blue
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I kissed your lips of a burning fire  
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then nothing could I  
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do
 
I  
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knew he had a  
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masterpiece the  
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day I met with  
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you
Repeat #2 x2

 

FAQ

 

Who sang the the song The Devil Made A Masterpiece?
- The song The Devil Made A Masterpiece was sang by Johnny Horton.

 

Who is Johnny Horton?
- John LaGale Horton (April 30, 1925 - November 5, 1960) was an American country music, honky tonk and rockabilly singer and musician, during the 1950s and early 1960s, best known for his saga songs that became international hits beginning with the 1959 single "The Battle of New Orleans", which was awarded the 1960 Grammy Award for Best Country & Western Recording. The song was awarded the Grammy Hall of Fame Award and in 2001 ranked No. 333 of the Recording Industry Association of America's "Songs of the Century". His first No. 1 country song was in 1959, "When It's Springtime in Alaska (It's Forty Below)".
Horton's music usually encompassed folk ballads based on American historic themes and legend. He had two successes in 1960 with both "Sink the Bismarck" and "North to Alaska," the latter utilized over the opening credits to the John Wayne film of the same name. Horton died in November 1960 at the peak of his fame in a traffic collision, less than two years after his breakthrough. Horton is a member of the Rockabilly Hall of Fame and the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame.

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