Wacko from Waco

Wacko from Waco

Written by Billy Joe Shaver & Willie Nelson

Published by BMI

I'm wacko from Waco

Ain't no doubt about it

Shot a man there in the head

But can't talk much about it

He was trying to shoot me

But he took too long to aim

Anybody in my place

Would have done the same

I don't start fights I finish fights

That's the way I'll always be

I'm wacko from Waco

You best not mess with me

Joe Jamal said I was like

A fly in buttermilk

Trapped in a Waco bottle

I was bound to get kilt

Dar Jamal said Billy

Houston's where you need to be

If you're going back to Waco

You're leaving without me

It's nice to be important

More important to be nice

If you're shootin' dice in Waco

You'll roll snake eyes every time

I was born in Corsicana

They said Billy can you do it

I said course I can

Just point it out

And I'll get right to it

Corsicana Texas has been real good to me

They knew I had to shoot that man

Before that man shot me

I should have known the truth

Would finally set me free

I guess living down in Waco

Made a wacko out of me

Wacko from Waco is still on the run

A writer a singer a son of a gun

Don't cross him don't boss him

Stay out of his way

Don't give him no trouble

Cause you'll just make his day

I'm damned if I don't damned if I do

I'm wacko from Waco I'm telling you the truth

I'm damned if I don't damned if I do

I'm wacko from Waco

You finally heard the truth

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