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Big Boy Pete Lyrics By The Olympics

    big boy pete
    the olympics
    arvee records single 595
    pop chart 50 may 960
    don ‘sugarcane’ harris and dewey terry
    also recorded by authors don and dewey for specialty records 659 was uncharted



    the joint was a jumpin’ on the corner yeahyeah
    down on a honky tonk street yeahyeah
    when all of a sudden up drove a cadillac yeahyeah
    and out stepped a cat named pete

    diamonds ona every finger yeahyeah
    wore a tailormade suit
    he smoked a black cigar so what
    he wore a stetson hat yeah
    he wore a paira cowboy boots

    he busted on through the doorway yeahyeah
    bad asa he could be yeahyeah
    he pulled out his pistol he turned around
    he said ‘my name is a big boy pete’

    the music stopped there wasn’t a sound
    aover in the corner stooda bad man brown

    brown smiled a grin he said ‘my friend’
    ‘you take your steps forward and i’m ‘onnaa clue you in’

    now pete said ‘a look it here buddy’ yeahyeah
    ‘fore i tan your hide’ yeahyeah
    i got a fortyfive to keep me alive
    seven bullets on my side

    brown pulled a knife he jumped on pete
    they fought from the counter right on out to the street
    they swung from north they swung from south
    brown cut that black cigar right outta pete’s mouth
    pete hit the ground he yelled and screamed
    pete took his stetson hat and beat the scene

    now if you’re ever down on the corner yeahyeah
    down ona honky tonk street yeahyeah
    don’t mess with brown yeahyeah
    he’ll cut you down
    take a message froma big boy pete

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    Artist: The Olympics

    Year: 1960

    Decade: 60s

    Language: en

    Word Count: 184