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Kate

Johnny Cash - Kate single
Peak Position on Billboard Hot 100:
75
Weeks on Billboard Hot 100 Chart:
7

Songwriter: Marty Robbins

Lyrics

[Verse 1]
Well I saw you with another
It made me lose my mind
Shot you with my ’38
And now I’m doing time
And you put me here
You put me here

[Chorus]
Well there’s no way to doubt
There ain’t no two ways about it
As sure as your name’s Kate
You put me here

[Verse 2]
I’ve been trying to tell them
That I didn’t do nothing wrong
Only gave you what you’ve been
Deserving all along
And you put me here
You put me here

[Chorus]

[Verse 3]
Well the jury found me guilty
They wouldn’t hear my plea
I listened as that judge said
Murder in the first degree
And you put me here
You put me here

[Chorus]

[Verse 4]
Now the warden and the preacher
They’re letting me go slow
It won’t be long until I’m gone
Just thirteen steps to go
And you put me here
You put me here

[Chorus][x2]

[Outro]
Kate, you just plain bad, you know that

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