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Guy Clark – Black Diamond Strings lyrics


Black Diamond Strings
Black Diamond Strings
Drinkin1 W. Harper
PlayinBlack Diamond Strings
Black Diamond Strings
Are like white flour and grits
You play Black Diamond Strings
慍ause it抯 all you can get

Black Diamond Strings on a Catalog Guitar
That抯 pretty high cotton whoever you are
You break one you change one, that抯 as good as it gets
You can play all year long on two or three sets

J. W. Crowell was a hell of a man
He played two nights a week in a hillbilly band
He played at the Ice House on Telephone Road
He played in the yard just to lighten his load


Hey J. W play that frogline
Let Rodney sit in, hell, he抯 goinon nine
His fingers are bleedin but he抯 keepingood time
PlayinBlack Diamond Strings, he抣l never quit tryin

Causette told 慹m both
You boys pack t up, it抯 time to go home
We got church in the mornin it抯 cominup dawn
Don抰 make me say it again or I抦 gone
You can stay here forever, but you抮e gonna walk home

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