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Dallas After Midnight (Original Lyrics)
Ray Wylie Hubbard - ?opr. 1981 - Fox Prophet Music (ASCAP)

D                                   G
I pulled into the alley behind the liquor store
D                                                  G
turned out the lights and left the motor runnin', Sonny opened up the door,
Em                                                      A
then he flashed me his grin, said, "this is gonna be a piece of cake,
Em                                            A
later tonight we'll head to The Spotlight and split up the take."

D                                        G
Sittin' there in the darkness, I take a hit off the wine,
D                                   G
wait for the rush to hit me and it feels so fine.
Em                                 A
Then I think of somethin' I never realized,
Em                                       A
if I get shot tonight, I ain't ever been baptised. 

[Chorus]
D   G            A           
Oh, Dallas after midnight ? 
D   G            A          D   G            Em   A   D
oh, Dallas after midnight ? Oh, Dallas after midnight...

D                                           G
Then Sonny came runnin' back, sweat runnin' down his face.
D                                                          G
He said, "the cat had a gun, man, I panicked, we gotta get outta this place!"
Em                                   A
There was nothin' to do or say as we drove away.
Em                                            A
I just kept askin' myself how'd I ever get so mean I couldn't pray? 

[Chorus]
G                          A                                D
There ain't nothin' that I like better than drivin' on hard concrete,
G                                                               Em       
I'd rather have a steerin' wheel in my hands than a woman at my feet.
Em                                                   A
Ever since I was a little kid I was always rowdy and loud,
Em                                                  A
take a look at me now I'm 37 years old and still runnin' around with a wild crowd. 

[Chorus]
D                                                       G
Somewhere in Colorado there's a truck whose brakes just won't hold,
D                                                    G
and there's a burned-out car abandoned just south of Waco,
Em                                         A
and there's a song comin' from a radio somewhere...

D                         G   D
"I fought the law and the law won...
D                        A    D
I fought the law and the law won...
D                        G   D
I fought the law and the law won...
D                        A    D
I fought the law and the law won..." 
 

            
            
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