Ry Cooder - Hank Williams

Song Rating: 9.86/10

Song lyrics:

You been over at that jukebox, mister, all this afternoon
Playing Hank Williams records for a dime
Well, I may be just a cat to you, but I know that heartbreak tune
And Im proud to say Hank Williams was a real good friend of mine

I never asked for money or his autograph, you see
Cause I dont need too much to get along
I just liked to sit there with him and keep him company
Who says cats cant understand a real good country song?

You think you know the man inside your little radio
All the trials and heartaches hes been through
To you hes just a country star, to me hes just a friend
No, you dont know Hank Williams like I do

Some nights well go out riding in his great big car
With the little radio thats built right in
Id sit up front there with him and his old guitar
And listen while the DJ played Your Cheatin Heart again

Well, Buddy, you know theres something mighty strange about trying to live a life of fame, you see
Its supposed to make me happy, all it does is worry me
Nobody else seems to understand the things that I go through
Only time I feel peaceful is when Im riding round with you

Youve heard it on the radio, Hank has pa**ed away
In the back seat of that Cadillac, its true
To you hes just a legend now, to me hes still a friend
No, you dont know Hank Williams like I do
No, you dont know Hank Williams like I do

Date of text publication: 16.01.2021 at 01:11