Johnny Was A Friend Of Mine

by The Wandering Bufaleros

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Johnny was a friend of mine I knew before the war
We came back to the boarder towns he wasn't like before
We didn't have much as kids it didn't bother me
But Johnny had a hunger inside the kind you gotta feed
And thats just what he did

Johnny left a boy behind a wife and sister too
I see Mary from time to time and I know that other do
Johnny where'd your stomach lead over the cliffs of the Rio
Tell me did you get your fill in the outskirts of Monclova
What we reap is whats been sown
If you want it bad enough you get to go

Johnny was a friend of mine
I haven't seen him in some time
For cocaine he crossed the line into Mexico
Theres no telling whats been done
To a man who lives by the gun
Oh me and him we had some fun but that was long ago
Whats done is done run Johnny run

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released February 10, 2014
Written by : Dwight Taylor Lee

Performed by : The Wandering Bufaleros
Dwight Taylor Lee : Vox
Tommy Lynch : Vox
Michael (Tank) Lisenbe : Percussion and BGV
Kris Noland : Percussion
Chris Goodwin : Bass
Bryant Talley : Drums
David Lascoe : Hammond
Russ Willis : Electric Guitar
Brandon Elam : Acoustic

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As if the Highwaymen put a baby in the belly of The Traveling Wilburys and that thing went and had a pint with The Band.

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