Artist: Flatt & Scruggs
Album: On Foggy Mountain

The story of Bonnie and Clyde is the story the old folks knew
The story of Bonnie and Clyde if you listen I'll tell it to you

Clyde Barrow wouldn't work so he chopped off his toe
In a Huntsville prison where he got his parole
Then he traveled to Dallas where he found him a friend
It was Miss Bonnie Parker and that's where it all began

They found them a driver for their get away Ford
They was soon well known through a dozen states or more
Then Clyde's brother Buck and his pretty wife Blanche
Joined them and that made up the famous Barrow Gang

Bonnie Parker was a poet and Blanche Barrow was a cook
Clyde was a fast draw and Buck a smarter crook
Their driver was a wonderful mechanic so they say
And soon they were all famous in their own peculiar way

The stories were so many that you couldn't read them all
The legend grew and grew about the Barrows and the law
The Barrow gang swept through the land and many were their friends
But pretty soon they realized the law was closin' in

Out near Dexter Iowa they had a change of luck
In a gunfight with police Clyde lost his brother Buck
But Clyde and Bonnie got away the second time that year
Bonnie wrote her poems and she knew the end was near

At 9: 15 on May the 23rd and '34
Near Shreveport Louisiana death was knockin' at the door
Clyde Barrow and Miss Bonnie Parker came to meet a friend
And realized too late that they had come to meet their end

The story of Bonnie and Clyde they died as they lived by the gun
The story of Bonnie and Clyde their names are remembered as one