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Heartbreak Kid Lyrics

"Heartbreak Kid" was written by Kretschmer, Robert Grant/davies, Ivor Arthur.
"Heartbreak Kid" was written by Kretschmer, Robert Grant/davies, Ivor Arthur.

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Dusty wind blew 'cross the high plains
As the stranger rode into town
With a certain reputation
For the ladies and the gun

Walked to the barstool casual
Just as easy as you please
He was bound to do some damage
With those Valentino eyes

Well, the barmaid was an angel
And she looked so out of place
And she said her name was Sunset
She was different from the rest

And she couldn't help but notice
The moment he walked through the door
That the gunman was something special
And the bullet found it's score

And the one mistake you make is just enough
And that one mistake is, boy, you talk too tough

Only takes a single bullet
To bring the fastest trigger down
Only takes a pretty woman
Put a gunman underground

And you may hear the same old story
In every town, on every street
The story of Sunset
And the Heartbreak Kid

Dirty rain soaked through the doorway
Of an upper westside bar
And the TV news was talking
To the crowd of people there

Well, the kid was always reckless
He said, "I never stay too long"
And when she knew that he would leave her
Sunset shot that gunman down

And the one mistake you make was just enough
And that one mistake was, boy, you talk too tough

Only takes a single bullet
To bring the fastest trigger down
Only takes a pretty woman
Put a gunman underground

And you may hear the same old story
In every town, on every street
The story of Sunset
And the Heartbreak Kid

The story of Sunset
And the Heartbreak Kid

Songwriters
KRETSCHMER, ROBERT GRANT/DAVIES, IVOR ARTHUR

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