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Elvis Presley Frankie and Johnny Lyrics

Last updated: 08/16/2013 09:48:30 AM

Frankie and Johnny were lovers
Lordy oh how they did love
Swore to be true to each other
True as the stars above
He was her man he wouldn't do her wrong

Frankie went down to the barroom
Just for to get her some beer
Said to the fat bartender
has my lover Johnny been here
he is my man he wouldn't do me wrong

I ain't gonna tell you no stories
I ain't gonna tell you no lies
I saw your Johnny half an hour ago
Making love to Nellie Bly
He is your man but he's doing you wrong

Frankie went back to the hotel
She didn't go for fun
Frankie went back to get a hold of
of Johnny's shooting gun
He was her man but he was doing her wrong

Frankie drew back her kimono
pulled out her li'l 44
rooty toot toot three times she shoot
right through the hardwood door
She shot her man cos he was doin' her wrong

Roll me over easy
Roll me over slow
Honey don't roll me on my left side
Cause the bullets hurt me so
I was your man but I was doin' you wrong

Roll out your rubber-tyred hearses
Roll our your rubber-tyred hacks (?)
Seven men goin' to the graveyard
Six men coming back
He was her man but he was doin' her wrong

The sheriff arrested Frankie
Threw her in jail the next day
Locked her up in a prison cell
And threw the key away
For shootin' her man cos he was doin' her wrong

This story ain't got no moral
this story ain't got no end
this story only goes to show
that there ain't no good in men
he was her man but he was doin' her wrong.