In the Name of Billy Joe Shaver, Robert Earl Keen, and Ray Wylie Hubbard, may your blogs be blessed.
By the Power of Aaron Watson, Pat Green, and Charlie Robison, may good fortune rain down upon you.
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Thirteen times are you thrice blessed. Go forth and conquer!
She worries about me when I leave ‘til I’m back home. Cause there’s down time for killin’, there’s whiskey and women that’s just right for fillin’ a need. Oh, she’s in no danger there no room for a stranger in the arms of a cowboy like me.
“Lord knows that I’ve been blessed, I can stand up to the test. I can live on so much less, this much I’ve been learning. Feel a pounding in my chest, I’m fearful I’ll confess. How am I to get my rest? The house I built is burning.”