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Lyrics by: Paul Henning
# Debut Chart
44 Dec '62 Hot 100
1 Dec '62 Country


Come and listen to a story about a man named Jed A poor mountaineer, barely kept his family fed, Then one day he was shootin' at some food, And up through the ground come a bubblin' crude.

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Oil, that is, black gold, Texas tea. Well, the first thing you know ol' Jed's a millionaire, Kinfolk said 'Jed move away from there' Said 'Californee is the place you ought to be' So they loaded up the truck and moved to Beverly. Hills, that is. Swimmin pools, movie stars. Well now its time to say good by to Jed and all his kin. And they would like to thank you folks fer kindly droppin' in. You're all invited back a gain to this locality To have a heapin' helpin' of their hospitality Beverly hillbillies, that's what they call 'em now - nice folks - ya'll come back now ya hear


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