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GUEST,woody Lyr Req/Add: The Whiskey's Gone (Larry Penn) (18) Lyr Add: THE WHISKEY'S GONE (Larry Penn) 13 Jan 11


THE WHISKEY'S GONE (G, D) Larry Penn 4/4

1. (G) My friends will tell you that it's true, I used to tip a (D) glass or two
And every night the flowing cup, would rise to court the (G) muse.
Each libation to the gods, would mean "my whiskey's (D) on the rocks."
Until one day the doctor said, "This looks like self a- (G) buse."

Oh, the whiskey's gone, the whiskey's gone, left me here to (D) sing this song.
Once I had a cellar full, but now the whiskey's (G) gone.

2. (G) I always thought there'd be enough, back in the time when (D) I was flush,
To pay the dues and pay the tax, and tip the waitress (G) too.
That's all comin' to an end, now there's not e- (D) nough to spend,
On foolish things the way I did, when this guitar was (G) new.

Oh, the money's gone, money's gone, left me here to (D) sing this song.
Once I had my pockets full, but now the money's (G) gone.
And the whiskey's gone....

3. (G) The wheel of life goes round and round, you ride it up, you (D) ride it down.
There's friends to hug and love to find and lots of things to (G) see.
I don't care how late it gets; I have but only (D) one regret.
And that would be if I found out, that you've forgotten (G) me.

'Cause my youth is gone, youth is gone, left me here to (D) sing this song.
Once I had my whole life full, but now my youth is (G) gone.
And the whiskey's gone....

4. (G) My boss man said he'd treat me fine, if I would help him (D) rise and shine,
Make him big, make him rich, and watch the profits (G) grow.
Now he says I make too much, he can't ever (D) get enough.
So he took his tools and his machines, and he moved to Mexi- (G) co.

Oh, the jobs are gone, the jobs are gone, left me here to (D) sing this song.
Once the dinner pail was full, but now the jobs are (G) gone.
And the whiskey's gone....

5. (G) I didn't come to make you cry, I don't want to (D) watch you sigh.
I only thought you might agree, that nothing stays the (G) same.
When the party's rolling on, and you see morning (D) coming on,
It's time to leave them with a song, and make them glad you (G) came.

Oh, when I'm gone, when I'm gone, you'll still be here to (D) sing this song.
Smile when you remember me, after I am (G) gone.
And the whiskey's gone.... (twice)


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