Absolutely Sweet Marie Lyrics

by George Harrison

Can you handle another guitar hero?
Let me give you a little clue
Hallelujah, hare Krishna, yeah yeah yeah
George Harrison

Well, your railroad gate, you know I just can't jump it
Sometimes it gets so hard, you see
I'm just sitting here beating on my trumpet
With all these promises you left for me

But where are you tonight, sweet Marie?

Well, I waited for you when I was half sick
Yes, I waited for you when you hated me
Well, I waited for you inside of the frozen traffic
When you knew I had some other place to be

Now, where are you tonight, sweet Marie?

Well, anybody can be just like me, obviously
But then, now again, not too many can be like you, fortunately

Well, six white horses that you did promise
Were finally delivered down to the penitentiary
But to live outside the law, you must be honest
I know you always say that you agree

Well, where are you tonight, sweet Marie?

Well, I don't know how it happened
But the river-boat captain, he knows my fate
Everybody else, even yourself
Just gonna have to wait

Well, I got the fever down in my pockets
The Persian drunkard follows me
And I can take him to your house but I cannot unlock it
You see, you forgot to leave me with the key

Yeah, where are you tonight, sweet Marie?
Yeah, where are you tonight, sweet Marie?