Billy

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Keith Urban

Keith Lionel Urban (born 26 October 1967) is a New Zealand-born Australian country music singer, songwriter and guitarist whose commercial success has been mainly in the United States, Canada and Australia. Urban was born in New Zealand and began his career in Australia at an early age. In 1991, he… more »

Billy left on Friday night with twenty dollars cash
Had a thousand more and a diamond on his hand
When he got back
I don't know just where Billy got that dough 

 Saturday he spent in style  Drinks were on the house  Lincoln here, and a Jackson there
 Suspicions were aroused 

A dime was dropped and a name was named 
A body soon was found 
A travelin' Bible salesman on his monthly trip to town
 Three bullet holes 

A .38 done took his soul
What do you know
No diamond ring no money roll
A quick investigation

They dragged Billy to the station 
And broke him down with the third degree
His alibi unraveled
 Judge Riley banged his gavel 

A 12-man jury all agreed 
So he must be guilty 
I knew Billy spent that night 
 Winning big at cards 

And the salesman was a married man
Who broke my sisters heart
 Billy sits in Levenworth 
 Waiting for the gas

And I know lots of other things
But no one ever asked 
So they'll never know
 Swear to God they'll never know
Case is closed, that's how the story will be told

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