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In the Last Moments... You Were There by Kelli Caldwell

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Lady at the Sunset Strip

Copyright © 2002 Kelli Caldwell


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In his old black Buick with his Lady by his side
And his hats in a row in the back he drives
To the Sunset Strip on the edge of town
Where his daughter's been bringing in crowds


With his shotgun shells crying "Mercy" from the Lord
And the Lady in his lap he speeds
To the Sunset Strip on the edge of town
Where he's gonna make the animals bleed


She was a young girl when he met her
At the Sunset Strip herself
She was an angel when he led her
From hell to a deeper hell

He was a young man when they married
And he knew for a certainty
He'd rather die than ever let her
Think that she could leave


With a plan in his head
He's been working all night
To prepare for the judgment day
With the long black neck of the Lady in his hand
He's gotta make the Sunset pay


She was a young girl when he hit her
And not an old girl when she died
At the hands of her hubby with the Lady by his side
And the baby girl hid outside

As he raised their only daughter
He knew for a certainty
He'd rather die than ever let her
Marry to a man like he--was


Daddy, let me go—
Don't you know, don't you know, don't you know
Daddy, that I know
I've been hating—you all of my life
And I learned long ago, so I know
To never be a wife (never be a wife)

Momma was an angel
The best thing that we had
Daddy, you are a dead man
But you don't know it yet


In his old black Buick with the Lady by her side
And her pop laid out in the back she drives
To the cemetery found on the edge of town

Where she's gonna put her daddy down

Lyric notes: at a stop light behind a guy in an old car with hats in a row in the back window

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