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How 'bout it! It's the last tune!

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Ain't nothin' left here in this town
'Cept four little girls in their wedding gowns
No bus, no train to take you out
Better start walking 'fore the sun goes down

It's a ghost town here, but not for long
'Till the people of the hills start singing their song
See 'em comin' from the mountainside
Headed to town looking for a fight


There's gonna be a dogfight here tonight
Each man wins gonna steal him a bride


First one in from Tennessee
He's mean as a fire and his name is lee
Stuck old Benny with a mean right hook
Took his bride back to Gatlinburg

Then there's Johnny from Lexington
He's built like an ox, but dumb as a hen
Stuck old Jeb right in the jaw
Took him a bride from Saxpahaw


There's gonna be a dogfight here tonight
Each man wins gonna steal him a bride


(Bridge) Well there's gonna be a dogfight in the town here tonight
People gathered all around
They'll be fighting for their lives and they'll be fighting for their wives
Just as soon as the sun goes down

Well there's gonna be a dogfight in the town here tonight
All we can do is pray
When the dust clears out by the morning light
Only four men can walk away


Then there's Earl from Douglasville
And no one knew he'd struck a deal
Pete through the fight for a nice cash prize
Earl reached in the hat and stole him a bride

Lasts ones in from North Caroline
Joe and Pete from the Boone Coal Mine
When the fighting settled and the dust cleared
The crowd screamed "Old Pete is dead!"


There's gonna be a dogfight here tonight
Each man wins gonna steal him a bride


(Bridge) Well there's gonna be a dogfight in the town here tonight
People gathered all around
They'll be fighting for their lives and they'll be fighting for their wives
Just as soon as the sun goes down

Well there's gonna be a dogfight in the town here tonight
All we can do is pray
When the dust clears out by the morning light
Only four men can walk away

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from Ellis Dyson & the Shambles (2015), released August 29, 2015
Lyrics by Ellis Dyson
Bridge Lyrics by Danny Abrams

Music by Ellis Dyson & the Shambles

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