The Night Hank Williams Came To Town (Cash Johnny)

E A 1. Harry Truman was our president B7 E A coke an burger cost you thirty cents A I was still in love with Mavis Brown E B7 E On the night Hank Williams came to town. 2. "I Love Lucy" debuted on Tee Vee That was one big event we didn't see 'Cause no one stayed at home for miles around It was the night Hank Williams came to town. A E R: Mama ironed my shirt and daddy let me take the truck F# B7 I drove on out to Grapevine and picked old Mavis up E A We hit that county line for one quick round E B7 E On the night Hank Williams came to town. 3. A thousand people sweltered in the gym Then I heard someone whisper; "Hey, that's him" That's when the crowd let out this deafening sound It was the night Hank Williams came to town. G C 4. On and on he sang into the night D7 G 'Jambalaya', 'Cheatin' heart', 'I saw the light' C How'd they get Miss Audrey in that gown G D7 C On the night Hank Williams came to town. C G R: Mavis had her picture made with Hank outside his car A D7 She said; "He sure is humble for a Grand Ole Opry Star." G C Mavis said: "Why don't we hang around G D7 G It ain't often that Hank Williams comes to town." While Hank signed his autograph on Beaulah Rice's fan Mavis got acquainted with the Driftin' Cowboys Band The effect on all our lives was quite profound... On the night Hank Williams came to town.