• Artist: Darryl S. Brannen (Cliff Darby)
  • Title: When A King Became A Clown
  • Genre: Country - Classic
  • Mood: Down/Dark/Melancholic
  • Speed: Medium Slow (63-78)
  • Instruments: Real Drums/Drum Kit, Acoustic Guitar (Guitar, Banjo, Mandolin), Electric Guitar (Clean, Overdriven), Bass
  • Track type: Lyric - Full Length
  • Date added: 1/5/2012
  • Lyric themes: Sadness Depression, Low Self-Worth, Guilt, Regret, Alcohol, Loneliness
  • Lyrics: WHEN A KING BECAME A CLOWN V.1) I GOT THE LETTER FROM YOUR LAWYER JUST YESTERDAY THAT'S WHEN IT FINALLY DAWNED ON ME YOU'VE GONE THIS TIME TO STAY AND IT HURTS TO KNOW, THAT I'VE FAILED US SO AND LET OUR BABIES DOWN. WHEN I TRADED LOVE FOR LIQUOR, THAT'S WHEN A KING BECAME A CLOWN. C.) NOW I'M KNOWN ON A FIRST NAME BASIS I'M A CHARTER MEMBER HERE. I PROVIDE THEIR ENTERTAINMENT EVERY NIGHT WHEN I CRY IN MY BEER. WHEN THAT JUKEBOX BRINGS YOUR MEM'RY UP I DRINK IT RIGHT BACK DOWN. WHEN I TRADED LOVE FOR LIQUOR THAT'S WHEN A KING BECAME A CLOWN. V.2) ON FRIDAY NIGHTS WHEN I DRANK MY CHECK YOU'D SIT AT HOME AND CRY BARELY ABLE TO AFFORD NEW SHOES FOR JENNY AND LITTLE MIKE AND IT KILLS ME NOW, WHEN I THINK OF HOW I'D BOUGHT THE WHOLE HOUSE ROUNDS WHEN I TRADED LOVE FOR LIQUOR THAT'S WHEN A KING BECAME A CLOWN. C.) REPEAT, TAG, END (C) MidTex Music 3105 Montana Dr., Temple, Tx 76502 254-778-7537 Words & Music by cliff Darby
  • Keywords: sad, americana, Bass, Guitar, Nashville

About Darryl S. Brannen (Cliff Darby)

Darryl S. Brannen (Cliff Darby)

Temple, TX United States

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