Old Red Courthouse Blues

Old Red Courthouse Blues

That old red courthouse, Dallas town

Sitting in the lobby just a feeling down

Old red courthouse, how you’ve done me wrong

I asked for justice, you make me wait so long

I asked for truth,
You gave me lies.
I asked for hope,
You made me cry

One of these days boys, I won’t be found

Of courts and lawyers, I won’t be around

Gota catch a train, I’m freedom bound

I’m gonna get out of this Dallas town

I’ve got the old red courthouse blues

You took my life, you left me in ruins

Copyright © John McGlynn

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