Chuck Willis, Jesse Stone's Orchestra Betty And Dupree cover

Betty And Dupree
by & Jesse Stone's Orchestra
Lyrics


Released
Jun 19, 2015

Betty And Dupree Lyrics

Song Meaning
Verse 1
Betty told Dupree, "I want a diamond ring." (2x)
Dupree told Betty, "l'Il give you most anything."
Verse 2
He said, "Lie down, little Betty, see what tomorrow brings," (2x)
It may bring sunshine, may bring you that diamond ring."
Verse 3
Then he got his pistol, went to the jewelry store,(2x)
Killed a policeman and he wounded four or five more.
Verse 4
Then he went to the post office to get the evening mail (2x)
Sheriff caught poor Dupree and put him in that old Atlanta jail.
Verse 5
Dupree's mother said to Betty, "Looka' here what you done done."(2x)
"Made my boy rob and steal, now he is gonna be hung"
Verse 6
Betty went to the jailhouse, she could not see Dupree (2x)
She told the jailer, "Tell him these words for me."
Verse 7
"I come to see you, baby, I could not see your face." (2x)
"You know I love you, but I cannot take your place."
Verse 8
Sail on, sail on, sail on, Dupree, sail on. (2x)
You don't mind sailing, you'll be gone so doggone long.

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