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Cheap Whiskey Lyrics

from The Time Has Come

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"Cheap Whiskey" is track #4 on the album The Time Has Come. It was written by Gordy, Emory / Rushing, Jim.
"Cheap Whiskey" is track #4 on the album The Time Has Come. It was written by Gordy, Emory / Rushing, Jim.

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He sits all alone in his easy chair
Staring back at his lost yesterdays
Long before he encountered the bottle
And the demons that drove her away

In his hand he is holding her photograph
Her image all tear-stained and worn
Tonight he's embracing reality
And he curses the day he was born

And the darkness still echoes her warning
You can't have two loves in your life
Now the things that will haunt him until the day that he dies
Is the smell of cheap whiskey and the sound of goodbye

Since the hour that she left he's been sober
And each breath that he draws makes him think
About the light of his life gone forever
When he traded her love for a drink

And the darkness still echoes her warning
You can't have two loves in your life
Now the things that will haunt him until the day that he dies
Is the smell of cheap whiskey and the sound of goodbye
The smell of cheap whiskey and the sound of goodbye

Songwriters
GORDY, EMORY / RUSHING, JIM

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