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Jake (When The Smoke Clears) Lyrics

from Vicious Cycle

"Jake (When The Smoke Clears)" is track #11 on the album Vicious Cycle. It was written by Rick Medlocke, Hughie Thomasson, Johnny Van Zant, Gary Rossington, Tom Hambridge.
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The boy gets crazy when he's sittin' at the bar
Don't you mess with Jake, don't you push him too far
Rotgut whiskey and homemade wine
Make a good country boy just lose his mind

Like a runaway train rollin' through the night
The boy ain't got no fear
Like a race car hittin' the wall it gets hard to steer

Waitin' for the smoke to clear

Betty got caught in the back of Bobby's car
Bobby got caught with his hand in the cookie jar
Her daddy blew a fuse and he went for his gun
Now Bobby and Betty, they're on the run

Like a runaway train, rollin' throught the night
Nothin's gonna stop them now
Gotta keep on moving, cover their tracks somehow

Like a runaway train rollin' through the night
The kids ain't got no fear
Daddy swears, " 'Bang' is the last sound Bobby's gonna hear"

Waitin' for the smoke to clear

Daddy finally caught 'em and he emptied his gun
Put a dead end to all of Bobby's fun
Good God Almighty for Heaven's sakes
Betty's daddy he turned out to be Jake

Like a runaway train rollin' through the night
Jake ain't got no fear
No hangman judge gonna give the boy 99 years

Here sits Jake in the back of this bar
Sippin' on an ice cold beer
If the law had a clue all they'd do is look right here
And they'd see Jake

Waitin' for the smoke to clear
Waitin' for

Songwriters
RICK MEDLOCKE, HUGHIE THOMASSON, JOHNNY VAN ZANT, GARY ROSSINGTON, TOM HAMBRIDGE

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