Pistol Packin' Mama

Lyrics: Al Dexter
Music: Traditional

Played by the Good Old Boys in 1975, with Jerry Garcia sitting in on banjo at one show.

Lay that pistol down, babe
Lay that pistol down
Pistol packin' mama
Lay that pistol down

I'll see you every night, babe
And I'll woo you every day
I'll be your regular daddy
So put that gun away


The other night in a cabaret
Was I having fun
Until that night she caught me right
And now I'm on the run


Now she kicked out my windshield
She hit me over the head
She cussed and cried and said I lied
And wished that I was dead

Garcia and related recordings
     Date Album Recorded By
     21 Feb 1975 Goold Old Boys - Live Good Old Boys (note 1)
      1976 Pistol Packin' Mama Good Old Boys (note 2)
Other recordings
      1942 [single] Al Dexter And His Troopers
      1943 [single] Bing Crosby and the Andrews Sisters

(1) with Jerry Garcia on banjo.
(2) without Jerry Garcia.


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