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I had a friend named Ramblin' Bob
Who used to steal gamble and rob
He thought he was the smartest guy in town
But I found out last Monday
That Bob got locked up Sunday
They've got him in the jailhouse way down town
He's in the jailhouse now he's in the jailhouse now
I told him once or twice quit playin' cards and shootin' dice
He's in the jailhouse now

Yodel...

Bob like to play his poker, peaknuckle whist and euchre
But shooting dice was his favourite game
Well he got throw'd in jail, with nobody to go his bail
The judge done said that he refused a fine
He's in the jailhouse now he's in the jailhouse now
I told him once or twice stop playin' cards and shootin' dice
He's in the jailhouse now

Yodel...

I went out last Tuesday I met a gal named Susie
I said I was the swellest guy around
We started to spend my money
And she started to call me honey
We took in every cabaret in town
We're in the jailhouse now
We're in the jailhouse now
I told that judge right to his face
I don't like to see this place
We're in the jailhouse now

Yodel...



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    UnregisteredNov 18, 2011 at 10:21 pm
    Who the hell is dan yoker?! Nobody, that's who. These erroneous lyrics are truly outlandish. The lyrics are "he liked to play his poker, pinoccle, whist and euchre. "
    Whist and euchre are both trick-taking card games. Euchre is still played in the american midwest, especially michigan.

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