|Marty Robbins||[-] Transpozice [+] Tisk textu  |
Out in the west Texas town of El Paso I fell in love with a Mexican girl. Nighttime would find me in Rosa's cantina Music would flow and Felina would whirl. Blacker than night were the eyes of Felina, Wicked and evil while casting a spell. My love was deep for this Mexican maiden I was in love but in vain I could tell. One night a wild young cowboy came in Wild as the west Texas wind. Dashing and daring A drink he was sharing With wicked Felina, the girl that I loved, So in anger, I challenged his right For the love of this maiden Down went his hand for the gun that he wore. My challenge was answered In less than a heartbeat The handsome young stranger Lay dead on the floor. Just for a moment I stood there in silence, Shocked by the foul evil deed I had done. Many thoughts raced through my mind As I stood there, I had but one choice and that was to run. Out through the back door of Rosa's I ran Out where the horses were tied. I caught a good one, it looked liked it could run Up on it's back and away I did ride, Just as fast as I Could from the west Texas town of El Paso Out to the badlands of New Mexico Back in El Paso, my life would be worthless Everything's gone, in life nothing is left It's been so long since I've seen the young maiden My love is stronger than my fear of death. I saddled up and away I did go, Riding along in the dark. Maybe tomorrow a bullit will find me Tonight nothing is worse than the pain in my heart And at last here I Am on the hill over looking El Paso I can see Rosa's cantina below My love is strong and it pushes me onward Down off the hill to Felina I go Off to my right I see five mounted cowboys Off to my left ride a dozen or more Shouting and shooting, I can't let them catch me I have to make it to Rosa's back door. Something is dreadfully wrong for I feel A deep burning pain in my side Though I am trying to stay in the saddle I'm getting weary, unable to ride. But my love for Felina is strong and I rise where I've fallen Though I am weary, I can't stop to rest. I see the white puff of smoke from the rifle I feel the bullit go deep in my chest From out of nowhere Felina has found me Kissing my cheek as she kneels by my side Cradled by two loving arms that I'll die for One little kiss, then Felina goodbye.