Stagger Lee Lyrics

My name is Stagger Lee.
And I'm walking through the ice and snow.
And my girl threw me out last week.
And I'm f**king broke.
Nothing but this dollar in my pocket and my Colt .45.
Don't look at me the wrong way...
cause I got nothing to lose tonight.

I walk into JD's.
I put a dollar down.
I turn a dollar into a few.
I start drinking and I turn around.
Cause I feel a pair of eyes burning into the back of my neck.
He's whispering to the barkeep.
The goddamn fool won't stop staring at me.
So I shoot up from my seat and press the cold steel to his head and said
"Don't you know who the f**k I am?"
He said, "Stagger Lee, please don't take my life.
I've got a kid back home
and I've got a wife."
He said, "Please, Stagger, please.
I'm a friend, not a foe. But your girl is with Billy at the Flamingo.
I just thought you should know."

So I pistol whip him in the teeth and walk outside.
Steal the first fast car I see. A
nd as my blood starts to boil...
I start to take a little ride.
Leave the car running.
Pull down the brim of my Black Stetson Hat.
Look around and I see no witness.
One last drink from my silver flask.
I kick open the door. I see their bodies intertwined.
I see the fear in their eyes. I point my Colt .45
and I feel divine.

Stagger Lee... you're a bad, bad man.
Oh Stagger Lee, you're going straight to hell.
Stagger Lee, you're a bad, bad man.
Oh Stagger Lee, you're going strait to hell.

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Record Label(s): 2007 Equal Vision Records
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