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BE CAREFUL OF STONES THAT YOU THROW (Words and Music by Bonnie Dodd) Hank William, Sr. ("Luke the Drifter") - 1952 Dion - peak Billboard position # 31 in 1963 Hank Williams, Jr. - charted at # 37 in 1969 (So be careful of stones that you throw) Oh, a tongue can accuse and carry bad news Gossip is cheap and it's lo-o-ow So unless you've made no mistakes in your life Just be careful of stones that you throw SPOKEN: A neighbor was passin' my garden one time. She stopped and I knew right away that it was gossip, not flowers, she had on her mind. And this is what I heard my neighbor say-"You know, that girl down the street should be run from our midst. She drinks and she talks quite a lot. She knows not to speak to my child and me." My neighbor then smiled and I thought Oh, a tongue can accuse and carry bad news Gossip is cheap and it's lo-o-ow But unless you've made no mistakes in your life Be careful of stones that you throw SPOKEN: Just then a car speeded by in the screamin' of brakes-a sound that made my blood chill. For my neighbor's one child had been pulled from the path and saved by a girl lyin' still. The child was unhurt and my neighbor cried out "Oh, who was that brave girl so sweet?" I covered the crushed broken body and said "The bad girl who lived down the street." So unless you've made no mistakes in your life Just be careful of stones that you throw

    


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