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Patrick Fitzsimmons: Lyrics

Gone Like a River

Well I had me an angel, I tell ya boy that angel was mine

She had big brown eyes and the sweetest smile

I’d ever seen in my life.

With her love she tried to save me.

Like a fool I pushed that love away

And she was gone like a river

Rollin’ like these tears down my face

I was a big star in the honky tonks

I was somethin’ to see

Everybody knew my songs,

them cowgirls couldn’t get enough of me

But the whiskey and the woman and the travelin’

took me down a lonesome road

And it was gone like a river

Rollin’ like this whiskey down my throat

I do believe in redemption

For every man a second chance

And I should be too proud to mention

My third and fourth and fifth

If there’s a message or a moral

in my sorry tale I can impart on you

Stay away from drinkin’ boy,

stay the hell out of them honky tonkin’ rooms

Find yourself a good woman and a sturdy riverboat

And get out on that river boy and roll baby roll

Get out on that river boy and roll baby roll

Get out on that river boy and roll baby roll