KENNY ROGERS


Ruby Lyrics

You've painted up your lips and rolled and curled your tinted hair
Ruby are you contemplating going out somewhere?
The shadow on the wall tells me the sun is going down
Oh Ruby, don't take your love to town

It wasn't me that started that old crazy Asian war
But I was proud to go and do my patriotic chore
And yes, it's true that I'm not the man I used to be
Oh Ruby, I still need some company

It's hard to love a man whose legs are bent and paralyzed
And the wants and the needs of a woman your age, Ruby, I realize
But it won?t be long, I?ve heard them say until I'm not around
Oh Ruby, don?t take your love to town

She?s leaving now 'cause I just heard the slamming of the door
The way I know I?ve heard it slam a hundred times before
And if I could move, I?d get my gun and put her in the ground
Oh Ruby, don?t take your love to town
Oh Ruby, for God?s sake turn around

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these lyrics are last corrected by Lorne Stoller

Songwriter(s): Mel Tillis
Copyright: Cedarwood Publishing
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