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Guy Clarks Black Diamond Strings    Larry Cordle Black Diamond Strings

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Black Diamond Strings on a Catalog Guitar  
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That’s pretty high cotton whoever you are  
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You break one you change one, that’s as good as it gets  
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You can play all year long on two or three sets 
 
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Drinkin’ 1 W. Harper  
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Playin’ Black Diamond Strings  
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Black Diamond Strings  
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Are like white flour and grits  
            
You play Black Diamond Strings  
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‘Cause it’s all you can get  
 
 
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J.W. Crowell was a hell of a man 
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He played two nights a week in a hillbilly band 
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He played at the Ice House on Telephone Road
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He played in the yard just to lighten his load
 
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Black Diamond Strings  
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Drinkin’ 1 W. Harper  
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Playin’ Black Diamond Strings  
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Black Diamond Strings  
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Are like white flour and grits  
            
You play Black Diamond Strings  
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‘Cause it’s all you can get 
 
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Hey J.W play that Frauline 
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Let Rodney sit in, hell, he's goin' on nine 
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His fingers are bleedin' but he's keepin' good time
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Playin' Black Diamond Strings, he'll never quit tryin'
 
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Drinkin’ 1 W. Harper  
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Playin’ Black Diamond Strings  
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Black Diamond Strings  
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Are like white flour and grits  
 
You play Black Diamond Strings  
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‘Cause it’s all you can get  

 
 
Causette told 'em both 
 
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You boys pack t up, it's time to go home
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We got church in the mornin' it's comin' up dawn 
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Don't make me say it again or I'm gone 
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You can stay here forever, but you're gonna walk home
 
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Black Diamond Strings  
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Black Diamond Strings  
      E
Drinkin’ 1 W. Harper  
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Playin’ Black Diamond Strings  
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Black Diamond Strings  
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Are like white flour and grits  
 
You play Black Diamond Strings  
                       E             A 
‘Cause it’s all you can get  
 
A                                               D            A
Black Diamond Strings on a Catalog Guitar  
                                              E                   A
That’s pretty high cotton whoever you are  
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You break one you change one, that’s as good as it gets  
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You can play all year long on two or three sets 
 
Songwriters: Guy Clark
Black Diamond Strings lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC