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# Debut Chart
25 Aug '71 Hot 100

Lyrics

I was standing on the corner When I heard my bulldog bark He was barking at the two men Who were gambling in the dark, yeah It was Stagger Lee and Billy Two men who gambled late Stagger Lee threw a seven Billy swore that he threw eight Now Stagger Lee, he told Billy "I can't let you go with that You have won all my money And my brand new stetson hat" So Stagger Lee, he went home And he got his 44 He said, "I'm going to the bar room Just to pay that debt that I owe" Oh yeah Listen to me! Stagger Lee went to the bar room And he stood across the bar room floor He said, "Now nobody move!" And he pulled his 44


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"Stagger Lee", cried Billy "Oh, please don't take my life I got three little children And a very sickly wife" Oh yeah Oh Stagger Lee, he shot Billy Boy, he shot that poor boy so bad Till the bullet came through Billy And broke the bartender's glass Mercy! Oh Stagger Lee Oh Stagger Lee Oh Stagger Lee Oh Stagger Lee Oh Stagger Lee Ooh yeah I said Go Stagger Lee Go Stagger Lee Go Stagger Lee Go Stagger Lee Ooh yeah Go go go go go go go go go go Go Stagger Lee Go Stagger Lee Go Stagger Lee Go Stagger Lee Ooh yeah

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