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Marty Robbins - Fastest Gun Around

Marty Robbins
In the days of William Bonney better know as Bill the Kid
A young cowboy named Joey Steele was bout to make his bid
Well the heard one day that Bill thge Kid just rode into town
And if he could take him he would be fastest gun around
He was just a kid of seventeen but he had a lightin' hand
And he said it's time I showed the world that I've become a man
Everyone thinks Billy is the fastest gun around
But they will know I'm faster when they see me shoot him down

They finally came togehter down on Main Stret just at five
The people were all gathered wonderin' who'd be left alive
Billy knew that Joey wanted notches on his gun
And he wished that he could give him those he'd carved upon his own
Joey's hand went to his side he was sure that he had won
But before he even fired he saw the smoke of Billy's gun
And he felt the bullet hit him hard and before his eyes he saw
His wasted life pass quickly ending with this fatal draw
Billy breathed more easily and he put away his gun

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