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QUEEN OF THE SILVER DOLLAR
Emmylou Harris


(Shel Silverstein)

She arrives in all her splendor
Each night at nine o'clock
Herchariot is the crosstown bus
That stops right down the block
Now the old piano minstrel plays her tune as she walks in
And the Queen of the Silver Dollar’s home again

She's the Queen of the Silver Dollar
She rules this smokey kingdom
Scepteris a wine glass and a bar stool is her throne
Now thejesters flock around her tryin’ to win her favors
To see which one will take the
Queen of the Silver Dollar home

Now her royal dress is satin
It's shabby and it's torn
The royal jewels are rhinestones
The shoes are scuffed and worn
Of the many roads she's been down,
And the places that she's seen
Well they all look at her and say God save the queen

Now the Queen of the Silver Dollar
Is not as haughty as she seems
She was once an ordinary girl with ordinary dreams
But there's a man who found her
And he brought her to this world
He's the one who made a queen of a simple country girl

Yes I'm the Queen of the Silver Dollar
Irulethis smokey kingdom
Scepteris a wine glass and a bar stool is mythrone
Now thejesters flock around metryin' to win my favors
To see which one will take the
Queen of the Silver Dollar home

Yes I'm the Queen of the Silver Dollar
Irulethis smokey kingdom
Scepteris a wine glass and a bar stool is mythrone
Now thejesters flock around metryin' to win my favors
To see which one will take the
Queen of the Silver Dollar home


EMMYLOU HARRIS

Emmylou Harris (born April 2, 1947 in Birmingham, Alabama) is an American singer-songwriter and musician. In addition to her work as a solo artist and bandleader, both as an interpreter of other composers' works and as a singer-songwriter, she is a sought-after backing vocalist and duet partner, working with numerous other artists including Gram Parsons, The Band, Linda Ronstadt, Roy Orbison, Dolly Parton, Mark Knopfler, Guy Clark, Willie Nelson, Bob Dylan, Rodney Crowell, John Denver and Neil Young. ... Read More