Well a ma n come on the 6 o'clock news
Said som ebody's been shot, somebody 's been abused .
Somebody ble w up a building, somebody stol e a car.
Somebody got away, somebody did n't get too far.
Yeah, they didn't get too far.
Grandpa ppy told my pappy, "Back in my day, son,
A ma n had to answer for the wick ed that he done.
Take al l the rope in Texas find a tal l oak tree ,
Round up al l them bad boys, hang 'em hig h in the stree t
For all the peop le to see that
Jus tice is the one thing you should alway s find.
You gotta sad dle up your boy s, you gotta draw a hard line.
When the guns moke settles we'll sing a vic tory tune
We'll al l meet bac k at the local saloon.
We'll rai se up our glasses again st evil force s singin,
"Whis key for my men , Beer for my horse s."
We got to o many gangsters doin d irty deeds .
We've got to o much corruption too much crim e in the street s
It's time the lon g arm of the law put a few more in the
Send 'em al l to their maker and he'll settl e 'em down
You can bet he'll sett le 'em down cause
Whis key for my men, beer for my horses .