The Law

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Again, my fascination with gunfighters . . .
I imagine this character to possibly be one and the same as from The Choice - at a different time in his life. He tries to settle down and be a 'good guy' for a change, and the people are afraid of him. He's keeping the peace for them, but still can't find his own.
Wrote it at home alone . . . finished on the 4th of July, 2002.

- Jeffrey Scott Stewart

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THE LAW

I came to town when I got the word
That the good people who claim this dirt
Needed someone to keep them safe
- A new sheriff to run this place

They really couldn't ask for more . . .
I was the fastest gun they could afford

I'm The Law
Don't you ever forget
Who you're talkin' to . . .
I'm The Law
Show some respect . . .
If you mess with me, you'll lose

I've got a good horse and a steady hand
And I'm doin' my best to defend this badge
I'm only here to protect them now
But men still scatter when I come to town

I get paid to keep the peace
But I still ain't found none for me

I'm The Law
Don't you ever forget
Who you're talkin' to . . .
I'm The Law
Show some respect . . .
If you mess with me, you'll lose

I'm The Law
Don't you ever forget
Who you're talkin' to . . .
I'm The Law
Show some respect . . .
If you mess with me, you'll lose

'Cause I'm The Law

I came to town when I got the word
That the good people who claim this dirt
Needed someone to keep them safe
- A new sheriff to run this place

Written by Jeffrey Scott Stewart
Copyright 2002 Blue Clover Music (ASCAP)

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from Western Movies, releases May 10, 2020
Guitar/Vocals: Jeffrey Scott Stewart

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Jeffrey Scott Stewart Houston, Texas

Originally from Southern California, and now - after sixteen years of "seasoning" in Nashville, Tennessee - based in Houston, Texas.

Jeff has had his songs heard in movies, documentaries, television and radio from Australia to Seattle to Switzerland.

Live performances feature a wide variety of original music using guitar, tenor banjo, accordion, mandolin, violin, ukelele and harmonica.
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