So hold my hand, I'm going down fast,And if I return, I'll never more be blueIt's not the leaving of all I love that makes me cryBut my darling, when I think of you.
"We Could Have Been Sweethearts (You Could Have Been Lonely)" from Spin of the Wheel (1990)
Some people say I'm a no count, others say I'm no goodBut I'm just a natural born travelin' manDoin' what I think I should, oh yeahDoin' what I think I should.Hoyt Axton
Strongest of Oak is the gallowsTighest of knots is the nooseWhy oh why did I kill that manNow I'll never get looseHoyt Axton
I've rode o'er hot, dry desertsAnd over mountains tallI believed in the bad land sayin'"A good gun never falls"Hoyt Axton
You know I've smoked a lot of grassO' Lord, I've popped a lot of pillsBut I never touched nothin'That my spirit could kill.Hoyt Axton
God damn, The PusherGod damn, I say The PusherI said God damn, God damn The Pusher man.Hoyt Axton
And I dream in the morning that she brings me waterAnd I dream in the evening that she brings me wineJust a poor man's daughter from Puerta PiñascoSouth of the border, in old Mexico.Hoyt Axton
Well you could have been lonely every night now,Could have cried a whole lot more, been a little bit blueOh, you could have been lonely, for your one and only,You could have loved me as much as I love you.Hoyt Axton
And we could have been sweethearts, forever and ever,Could have loved a whole lot more, been a little more true.Hoyt Axton
Jeremiah was a bull frogWas a good friend of mineI never understood a single word he saidBut I helped him a-drink his wineAnd he always had some mighty fine wine.Hoyt Axton
I'm a high night flier and a rainbow riderAnd a straight-shooting son of a gun.Hoyt Axton
Joy to the worldAll the boys and girls, now,Joy to the fishes in the deep blue seaJoy to you and meHoyt Axton
Well, I never been to SpainBut I kinda like the musicSay the ladies are insane thereAnd they sure know how to use itThey don't abuse it, never gonna lose itI can't refuse it.Hoyt Axton
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