Boys In The Barroom

Lyrics: Robert Hunter
Music: Robert Hunter

Does God look down on the boys in the barroom
Mainly forsaken but surely not judged?
Jacks, kings, and aces, their faces in wine
Do Lord deliver our kind

From singing for whiskey, three strings on a fiddle
Four on the guitar and a song that I love
Many's the night we spent picking and singing
In hopes it be pleasing both here and above

Jack string fiddle to my sawtooth bow
Who loves loneliness, loves it alone
I love the dim lights like some love the dew
Only thing I wonder sometimes

Does God look down on the boys in the barroom
Mainly forsaken but surely not judged?
Jacks, kings, and aces, their faces in wine
Do Lord deliver our kind
Recordings
     Date Album Recorded By
     1973 Untitled Robert Hunter
     1974 Tales Of The Great Rum Runners Robert Hunter
     1985 Live '85 Robert Hunter
     1990 Box Of Rain Robert Hunter

Robert Hunter Concert Recordings
 
Other Recordings
     Date Album Recorded By
     2014 The Guinness Situation The Canny Brothers Band
Notes
(1) also on the compilation Promontory Rider


Futher Information
For more information on recordings see Matt Schofield's Grateful Dead Family Discography

 


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