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The proper lyrics on Texas and another Song with Steve Earle singing' with me

Damn, I just copied and pasted the lyrics of "You Better Not Kill in Texas" and didn't read before posting. I should know better. Anyway, here are the real lyrics:


If you're upset at your loved ones

Or you're just mad at mankind

Or you just need some money

Of great horned one gave you a sign

Well, you can go to Ohio

Certainly go to Brentwood

But do yourself a favor

Don't end up in Fort Worth


You Better not kill in Texas

Whatever you do

Better not kill in the Lone Star State

They just love to kill you


Even if you had a bad childhood

And your daddy messed with you at night

Even if you're real sorry

Even if you're pretty or white

Even if you say you love Jesus

Or the doctor said you're real sick

Well you can get off in Colorado

But they'll fry your ass in Lubbock


Better not kill in Texas

Whatever you do

Better not kill in the Lone Star State

They just love to kill you





And for that egregious error, here is another back catalog song with Steve Earle. "Love is Never Equal" is on my Happytown record. Can I brag that I played the drums on this one and shredded on the solo.

Love is never equal I learned that early at home Someone always loves more than the other And ends will always come So you might as well have beginnings Love is never equal after all Love is never equal The love between two people Someone always gets the shorter straw Love can be so tender But you always must remember Love is never equal after all Last year I had someone Who worshiped at my feet He gave me everything I wanted But he did not interest me And now I'm standing naked Like one of those bad dreams Where everyone has clothes on 'Cept for me Love is never equal The love between two people Someone always gets kicked to the curb Love can be so tender But you always must remember Love is never equal after all Love is never equal The love between two people Someone always gets kicked to the curb Someone's always left out freezing Battered down and bleeding Love is never equal after all Someone's always cheated Hoodwinked and mistreated Love is never equal after all

Jill Sobule/Robin Eaton


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