Lyrics Depot is your source of lyrics to Beyond The Last Mile by Ernest Tubb. Please check back for more Ernest Tubb lyrics.

Beyond The Last Mile Lyrics

Artist: Ernest Tubb
Album: Just Call Me Lonesome

I'm watching the clock tick the hours away
They say that I will hang at the dawn of the day
But why should I fear death when it's life anew
For dying only takes me much closer to you
You left me in anger and walk by the sea
And when they found your body they blamed it on me
But you know they were wrong dear so wait for awhile
Soon we'll be together beyond the last mile
Stars hide their face to make way for the sun
Death it'll soon claim me and make us as one
While others are walking the streets with a smile
Then I will be walking beyond the last mile
[ steel ]
The jury agreed I have taken your life
The sentence that they gave me it cut like a knife
But I'll face my Maker today with a smile
I know that you'll be waiting beyond the last mile
The chaplain is making his last plea to God
Soon the numbered steps to the scaffold I'll trod
My footsteps won't falter I'll walk with a smile
I know that you'll be waiting beyond the last mile

Comments/Interpretations

no comments yet








Related:
Ernest Tubb Lyrics
Ernest Tubb Just Call Me Lonesome Lyrics

More Ernest Tubb Music Lyrics:
Ernest Tubb - Am I That Easy To Forget Lyrics
Ernest Tubb - Candy Kisses Lyrics
Ernest Tubb - Half A Mind Lyrics
Ernest Tubb - It's Been So Long Darling Lyrics
Ernest Tubb - Sing Me Back Home Lyrics
Ernest Tubb - Thin Grey Line Lyrics
Ernest Tubb - Throw Your Love My Way Lyrics
Ernest Tubb - Today I Started Loving You Again Lyrics