Whiskey on the Wound Lyrics

Pam Tillis


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
writers: Leslie Winn Satcher
album: Track 8 in album Every Time
release date: 1998
popularity : 4 users have visited this page.
genres: Folk, World, & Country
styles: Country
length: 3:22

Cover Art

Pam Tillis Every Time cover art
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He was strong and of sound mind
'Til the day he crossed the line
Between an east Kentucky girl and his wife
In his heart there wasn't room
So they tore his heart in two
And he survived by pouring whiskey on the wound

Another faithless heart
Locked inside a neon tomb
Hiding in the dark and
Pouring whiskey on the wound

Well the girl was just the first
In a string of bad to worse
Yet the bourbon seems to deaden all that hurts
But closin' time comes way too soon
He can't abide a cold bedroom
So he survives by pouring whiskey on the wound

Another faithless heart
Locked inside a neon tomb
Hiding in the dark and
Pouring whiskey on the wound

By tomorrow he'll be gone
And they'll say he left alone
But that old bar stool won't be empty long
'Cause some other hopeless fool
Trying to escape the truth
Will sit right down
And pour some whiskey on the wound

Now it's another faithless heart
Locked inside a neon tomb
Hiding in the dark and
Pouring whiskey on the wound


Track Listing

  • 1 I Said a Prayer
  • 2 Every Time
  • 3 You Put the Lonely on Me
  • 4 A Whisper and a Scream
  • 5 Lay the Heartache Down
  • 6 Hurt Myself
  • 7 Not Me
  • 8 Whiskey on the Wound
  • 9 We Must Be Thinking Alike
  • 10 After Hours
  • 11 A Great Disguise