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Louise Mosrie: Music

Lay It Down

(Louise Mosrie)
October 1, 2014
Louise Mosrie (BMI) (c) 2014 Zoe Cat Music

Capo 5

                        G

Young Dewey Oxner

            D

Got a law degree at Clemson

            C                                    Em            Asus

Wet behind the ears and then some

                                    D

The simple country kind.

 

                        G

A public defender

                                    D

Subject to weekend benders

                        C                        Em            Asus

He’s seen the law work for some folks

                                          G

And leave others far behind.

 

                        G

Lay it down.

            D

Lay it down.

                        C

You’re gonna hurt yourself

Em                                    Asus                        D

Hauling that big old heavy load around.

            G

Let it go.

            D

Let it go.

              C                        Em            

There’s only so much hurtin’

            Asus                 D

your heart can hold, so

            Am                        C

Dig a hole in the ground

                    G

And lay it down.

 

Carrie Ann’s a wreck

Hole in her soul the size of the Delta

She says she can’t love herself cause of

How her daddy left her.

 

Twenty years of therapy

Prozac and Pinot Gris

Still full of rage and tears

And he’s been dead for years.

 

(chorus)

 

Me, I’m doing time since I

With a weary heart and a worried mind.

Another sleepless night –

Wish I could take my own advice….

 

(chorus) (tag)

Capo 5

 G D C Am D

G D C Am D

Am C Em….Am C G