Jesse James
Bruce Springsteen Lyrics


Jesse James was a lad
That killed many a man
He robbed the Glendale train
He stole from the rich
And he gave to the poor
He'd a hand and a heart and a brain

Well it was Robert Ford
That dirty little coward
I wonder now how he feels
For he ate of Jesse's bread
And he slept in Jesse's bed
And he laid poor Jesse in his grave

Well Jesse had a wife
To mourn for his life
Three children
Now they were brave
Well that dirty little coward
That shot Mr. Howard
He laid poor Jesse in his grave

Well Jesse was a man
A friend to the poor
He'd never rob a mother or a child
There never was a man with the law in his hand
That could take Jesse James when alive

It was on a Sunday night
Well the moon was shining bright
They robbed the Glendale train
And people they did say o'er many miles away
It was those outlaws Frank and Jesse James

Well Jesse had a wife
To mourn for his life
Three children
Now they were brave
Well that dirty little coward
That shot Mr. Howard
He laid poor Jesse in his grave

Now the people held their breath
When they heard of Jesse's death
They wondered how he'd ever come to fall
Robert Ford it was a fact
He shot Jesse in the back
While Jesse hung a picture on the wall


Jesse went to rest with his head on his breast
The devil upon his knee
He was born one day in County Clay
And he came from a solitary race

Well Jesse had a wife
To mourn for his life
Three children
Now they were brave
Well that dirty little coward
That shot Mr. Howard
He laid poor Jesse in his grave

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Written by: RY COODER

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Comments from YouTube:

Bart De Reu

THIS is what music is about ! Respect to the BOSS

Jared MacBride

I assume this closed the show because I have absolutely no idea what could have topped it.

Caper. here

That little banjo player looks like a cross between Bruce and Rick Danko.

Donelle Feltham

Love it and the best part is it's not only the Audience having the time of their lives but Bruce and the band are having a great time along with them.๐ŸŽผโ™ฅ๏ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ’‹๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

Christian Eesa

Donelle Feltham bruce doesnโ€™t perform , he testifies.... Jon Stewart

Stephan Schuldt

The only BOSS i listen to...

Susana Silva

Bruce is light of joy and magic <3<3<3<3 I love you and everyone who accompanies you. From Brasil

Apple Pie

This whole DVD is such a banger

muriel mottet

Thank you Bruce Springsteen ๐Ÿ‘ ๐Ÿ˜‰ ๐Ÿ’– ๐Ÿ”Š ๐Ÿ‘ ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘

Claudia Campos

Minha paixรฃo,nรฃo tem como o meu coraรงรฃo nรฃo fica feliz em te vรช!Meu querido, meu namorado!...Atรฉ hoje mantรฉm essa energia no palco!...Amooo demais.

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