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Garrison Doles: Song Lyrics

Gentleman Guitar

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Words and music by Garrison Doles

Got a rakish grin
Some kind of a twinkle in his eye
With a graceful manner and a devilish style
Liked to play that gentleman guitar
Ticklin’ the strings
Teasin’ out a bit of melody
Tantalizin’ essence of the harmony
Liked to play that gentleman guitar 


Gamble Rogers
Where you been
Wish you’d come around
Work that magic spell again
It’s a shame
Didn’t know you’d have to say goodbye
Why’d you have to go and say goodbye
Won’t you play that gentleman guitar

Got a way with words
Always with a story to relate
Picaresque adventures and a fickle fate
Liked to play that gentleman guitar
Could he make you laugh
Funny way of lookin’ at the world
Got to have a funny way of lookin’ at this old world
And you got to play that gentleman guitar