Blackjack County Chain

Willie Nelson


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
writers: Red Lane
album: Track 5 in album Good Ol' Country Singin'
release date: 2000
popularity : 6 users have visited this page.
genres: Folk, World, & Country
styles: Country
length: 2:05

Album Information

country(area): United States
format: CD
barcode: 018111612029
script: Latin

Cover Art

Willie Nelson Good Ol' Country Singin' cover art


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I was sittin' beside the road in Blackjack County
For men like me who didn't have a penny to their names

Each day we had to build that road a mile and a quarter
But we couldn't fight back wearin' 35 pounds of Blackjack County chain
And then one night while the sheriff was a sleepin'
And heaven help me to forget that night in the cold cold rain

That there's nothing but a scar round my ankle
To a black sneak whip and thirty-five pounds of Blackjack County chain


Track Listing

CD 1
  • 1 Ashamed
  • 2 He Sits at My Table
  • 3 Tender Years
  • 4 Down to Our Last Goodbye
  • 5 Blackjack County Chain
  • 6 Did I Ever Love You
  • 7 Something to Think About
  • 8 I Don't Feel Anything
  • 9 You Ought to Hear Me Cry
  • 10 I'm Still Not Over You