Lyrics Depot is your source of lyrics to I Cheat The Hangman by Doobie Brothers. Please check back for more Doobie Brothers lyrics.

I Cheat The Hangman Lyrics

Artist: Doobie Brothers
Album: Stampede

Patrick Simmons

The days grow short, the nights are gone
Since you were here, I can't go on
I cried for you, to no avail
Now my life runs cold when the night winds wail
But I cheat the hangman, cheated him many times before
The bell that tolls the hour has turned sweet lips to sour
Yes, I cheat the hangman and even when life has flown away
I leave a kiss behind

The rain that fell upon my stone
Like tears you cry I shared alone
I walk the night, I cannot sleep
The love you spend you cannot reap

The glow of love will then shine
Lighted windows stare at the lonely stranger there returning home
Only lighted windows stare at the lonely stranger there returning home

Comments/Interpretations

no comments yet








Related:
Doobie Brothers Lyrics
Doobie Brothers Stampede Lyrics

More Doobie Brothers Music Lyrics:
Doobie Brothers - Closer Every Day Lyrics
Doobie Brothers - Cotton Mouth Lyrics
Doobie Brothers - Greenwood Creek Lyrics
Doobie Brothers - Need A Lady Lyrics
Doobie Brothers - Song To See You Through Lyrics
Doobie Brothers - Steamer Lane Breakdown Lyrics
Doobie Brothers - Takin' It To The Streets Lyrics
Doobie Brothers - Ukiah Lyrics