ARTIST: Hal Bynum and Roger Bowling
TITLE: Lucille
Lyrics and Chords

In a bar in Toledo across from the depot
On a bar stool, she took off her ring
I thought I'd get closer so I walked on over
I sat down and asked her name

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When the drinks finally hit her, she said, I'm no quitter
But I finally quit living on dreams
I'm hungry for laughter and here ever after
I'm after whatever the other life brings

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In the mirror I saw him
And I closely watched him
I thought how he looked out of place
He came to the woman
Who sat there beside me
He had a strange look on his face

Now, his big hands were callused
He looked like a mountain
For a minute I thought I was dead
But he started shaking
His big heart was breaking
And he turned to the woman and said

You picked a fine time to leave me, Lucille
With four hungry children, and a crop in the field
I've had some bad times, lived through some sad times
But this time the hurtin' won't heal
You picked a fine time to leave me, Lucille

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After he left us
I ordered more whiskey
I thought how she made him look small
From the lights of the bar room
To a rented hotel room
We walked without talking at all

Now she was a beauty
But when she came to me
She must have thought I'd lost my mind
'Cause I couldn't hold her
The words that he told her
Kept coming back time after time

{Refrain twice}

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