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Waylon Jennings – San Francisco Mabel Joy lyrics

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    It's about learning, or not learning, life's lessons the hard way. About a kid falling in love with a hooker, and all the inherent heartache that comes with being "green". It's sad, because the georgia farm boy doesn't get the chance to benefit from knowledge he should have gained. He dies chasing the thing that did him the most harm-mabel joy herself. Great song, liked mickey newbury's version, but think david allan coe's version was even better, even though coe took some liberties with the arrangement.
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