In the Jailhouse Now
Jimmy Rogers - also by Gene Autry

I had a friend named Campbell
Used to rob, steal, and gamble
He tried ev'rything that was lowdown
He was out Tom catting one night
When he started a big fight
And a big policemen came and knocked him down

  He's in the jailhouse now (2)
  I told him over again to quit drinkin' whiskey
  Lay off of that gin
  He's in the Jailhouse now

Campbell broke jail one day
Decided he'd go away
But the police met him after a train
The cup says: I've come for you
Campbell says that this won't do
Because Campbell never was my name

  He's in the jailhouse now (2)
  Yes, people come all over town
  That he walked about
  He's in the jailhouse now

I met his old gal Sadie
She said: Have you seen my baby?
I told her he was downtown in the camp
She went down to the jail just to go his bail
She said: I've come down here to get my man

  She's in the jailhouse now (2)
  So you can understand
  Why old kids say this in the camp
  She's in the jailhouse now


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