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Verse 1:
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I look for trouble and i found it son
Straight down the barrel of a lawman's gun

I tried to run but i don't think i can

You make one move and you're a dead man friend
D
Ain't living long like this
A
Can't live at all like this,can i baby?
E
He slipped the handcuffs on behind my back
And left me reeling on a steel reel rack
D
They got'em all in the jailhouse baby
A
Ain't living long like this

Can't live at all like this,can i baby?
Verse 2:
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Grew up in Houston off the wayside drives
Son of a carhop and some all night dives
Dad drove a stock car to an early death
All i remember was a drunk man's breath
D
Ain't living long like this
A
Can't live at all like this,can i baby?
E
You know the story how the wheel goes 'round
Don't let them take you to the man down town
D
Can't sleep at all in a jailhouse baby
A
Ain't living long like this
Can't live at all like this,can i baby?
Verse 3:
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I live with Angel she's a roadhouse queen
Makes Texas Ruby look like Sandra Dee
I want to love her but i don't know how
I'm at the bottom in the jailhouse now
D
Ain't living long like this
A
Can't live at all like this,can i baby?
E
You know the story about the jailhouse rock
Don't want to do it but just don't get caught
D
They got'em all in the jailhouse baby
A
Ain't living long like this
Can't live at all like this,can i baby?



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