Ian & Sylvia /

Ella Speed

Now come all ye and take heed
Concernin' the death of Ella Speed
(repeat)

Now Ella Speed was havin' her lovin' fun
Let me tell you what ol' Bill Martin done

Bill Martin he was tall and slender
Better known by bein' a bartender

Now the deed ol' Bill Martin done
He shot Ella with a Colt forty-one

When them women heard Ella Speed was dead
Well they went on home and they re-ragged in red

Now come all ye and take heed
Concerning' the death of Ella Speed