Hank Williams, Jr. /

(I Heard That) Lonesome Whistle

I was ridin' No 9
Headin' south from Caroline
I heard that lone-vow-vow-some whistle blow

I got in trouble had to roam
Left my gal and left my home
I heard that lone-vow-vow-some whistle blow

Just a kid actin' smart
I went and broke my darling's heart
I guess I was too young to know

They took me off to Georgia Main
They locked me to a ball and chain
I heard that lone-vow-vow-some whistle blow

All I do is sit and cry
When the evening train goes by
I heard that lone-vow-vow-some whistle blow

All I do is bear the shame
I'm a number not a name
I heard that lone-vow-vow-some whistle blow

I'll be locked here in this cell
Til my body's just a shell
And my hair turns whiter than snow, oh Lord

I'll never see that gal of mine
I'm in Georgia doing time
I heard that lone-vow-vow-some whistle blow

I'll never see that gal of mine...