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Composer: David Rawlings, Gillian Welch

Gillian Welch - The Devil Had a Hold of Me lyrics



Now I was just a girl of two

Now I was just a girl of two

With a golden heart and a button shoe

The devil had a hold of me

The devil had a hold of me

I turned my head and I could see

The devil had a hold of me

There was something wrong with the butcher's boy

Was something wrong with the butcher's boy

He trembled in his hand and voice

The devil had a hold of me

The devil had a hold of me

The others knew to let him be

But the devil had a hold of me

Now the tailpipe spit and the engine roared

The tailpipe spit and the engine roared

I's waving out the Plymouth door

And the devil had a hold of me

The devil had a hold of me

The old folks saw the last they'd see

The devil had a hold of me

I dreamed last night that my time was done

I dreamed last night that my time was done

And my soul flew up to the holy son

But the devil had a hold of me

The devil had a hold of me

I snapped back down when he pulled my lead

The devil had a hold of me

There're those who'll laugh and not believe

There're those who'll laugh and not believe

Until you feel that touch upon your sleeve

The devil had a hold of me

The devil had a hold of me

I turned my head and I could see

The devil had a hold of me

I turned my head and I could see

The devil had a hold of me
Songs list of album: Hell Among the Yearlings (1998)
         Title Rating
01   Caleb Meyer lyrics   -
02   Good Til Now lyrics   -
03   The Devil Had a Hold of Me lyrics   -
04   My Morphine lyrics   -
05   One Morning lyrics   -
06   Miner's Refrain lyrics   -
07   Honey Now lyrics   -
08   I'm Not Afraid to Die lyrics   -
09   Rock of Ages lyrics   -
10   Whiskey Girl lyrics   -
11   Winter's Come and Gone lyrics   -
 

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