WATERLOO

w & m by John D Loudermilk
1959 Cedarwood

Waterloo, Waterloo,
Where will you meet your Waterloo?
Ev'ry puppy has its day,
ev'rybody has to pay,
ev'rybody has to meet his Waterloo.

Now old Adam was the first in history,
With an apple he was tempted and deceived;
Just for spite, the devil made him take a bite,
And that's when old Adam met his Waterloo

Little Gen'ral Napoleon of France
Tried to conquer the world but lost his chance;
Met defeat, known as Bonaparte's retreat,
and that's where Napoleon met his Waterloo

Now a fellah who's darling proved untrue,
Took her life, but he lost his too;
Now he swings where the little birdies sing,
And that's where Tom Dooley met his Waterloo

(source Country Hall of Fame No4 John D Loudermilk)

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