Allentown Jail    (video)

 

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1. They locked up my darlin' in Allentown Jail, oh, whoa, oh,

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    and no one has come for to put up his bail, oh, whoa, oh.

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    They say at the courthouse he'll never go free, never go free,

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    for he stole a diamond, a beautiful  diamond, to give, to give to me.

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    Somewhere in Allentown J.......ail, my heart waits in Allentown Jail.

 

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2. You know, I'm gonna dance for you, mister, I'll sing you a song,

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    oh, whoa, oh.

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    but more than that, mister, would surely be wrong, oh, whoa, oh.

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    But more than that, mister, would surely be wrong,

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    oh, oh, can't you see ?

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    Well, my love stole a diamond, a beautiful diamond,

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    to give, to give to me.

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    Somewhere in Allentown J.......ail, my heart waits in Allentown Jail.

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    Somewhere in Allentown J.......ail, my heart waits in Allentown Jail.

 

+  G-E-Am

 

(orig. = capo 2nd)   (The Seekers)