Assembly of Dust

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Take The Money And Run


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Lyrics:
This here's a story 'bout Billy Joe and Bobby Sue Two young lovers with nothin' better to do Than sit around the house, get high and watch the tube And here's what happened when they decided to cut loose / G F C - / / / G F C BbF / The headed down to old El Paso That's where they ran into a great big hassle Billy Joe shot a man while robbing his castle Bobby Sue took the money and run, oo, oo, oo {Refrain} Go on, take the money and run Go on, take the money and run, oo, oo, oo Go on, take the money and run Go on, take the money and run, oo, oo, oo Billy Mack is a detective down in Texas You know, he knows just exactly what the facts is He ain't gonna let those two escape justice He makes his living off of the people's taxes Bobby Sue, oh, she slipped away Billy Joe caught up to her the very next day They got the money, hey, you know they got away They headed down south and they're still running today Singin'


This song has been played live 1 time/s.

History of the song:

Song recorded in 1976.
Album:Fly Like An Eagle
US Chart #11
This was the first song Miller let a rap group sample. He let Run-DMC use it in 2001 with Everlast also on vocals. Miller agreed only after hearing the song and liking what they did with it.


This is a cover song and has been played on these occasions:

December 30, 2010
Colonial Theater Keene New Hampshire


No guest artists have performed this song

This songs hasn't been performed as a part of 'Assembly of Mud'.

This songs hasn't been performed as a part of 'Assembly of Dirt'.

This songs hasn't been performed as a part of 'Assembly of Wood'.

This song has not been a segue.