The Letter That Johnny Walker Read (Asleep At The Wheel)

Johnny Walker sat at a table in a bar Minding his own affairs Drinking his namesake over the rocks He was drunk, too drunk to care When a girl from the bar walked up beside him And this is what she said She said, a woman came by with a letter for you And this is what the letter said Dear John, please, Johnny, please come home I need your love and the kids, they gotta be fed And John, if you don't hurry back I'll be gone Yes, that's what the letter said The letter that Johnny Walker read Then John, he got up from the table Slowly, so slowly he walked outside He was thinking of his wife and little children back at home And how his drinking had ruined their lives Then John, he stared off, off into that street light And a vision filled his poor, poor heart with dread For you see folks it was him lying drunk there in that gutter Clutching in his little own hand, the letter that Johnny Walker read And this is what it said Dear John, please, Johnny, please come home I need your love and the kids, they gotta be fed And John, if you don't hurry back I'll be gone Yes, that's what the letter said The letter that Johnny Walker read Dear John, please, Johnny, please come home I need your love and the kids, they gotta be fed And John, if you don't hurry back I'll be gone Yes, that's what the letter said The letter that Johnny Walker read Yes, that's what the letter said The letter that Johnny Walker read Yes, that's what the letter said The letter that Johnny Walker read