It was the midnight hour when the boy broke out of Frisco
Running scared he's moving from the heat
The electric chair was the sentence there
But they didn't take the time or care to see

That it wasn't Billy, it wasn't Billy
It wasn't Billy, Billy

They call him public enemy number one
But they don't know what's going on
They call him public enemy number one
But they don't know what's going on

Well I'm cruising in a car heading down the main street
To see my girl, she's waiting there for me
The cops are tailing with their sirens wailing
But the one thing they can see is there ain't just Billy, oh no

I'm gonna race this car get away from here
Start a new life, there'll be no more fear for me, no, no, no

They call him public enemy number one
But they don't know what's going on
They call him public enemy number one
But they don't know what's going on with me

I'll tell you girl if we make it to the borderline
We will be free
Just you and me
I swear I will make you mine till the end of our time

Now Billy's got a gun and he's heading for the border
Moving fast they're almost in the clear
Police are waiting with an ambush, saying
There ain't nothing passing here, not even Billy, oh, no, no

They're gunning Billy down in the middle of the street
I'm runnning full of lead and his girl begins to scream, oh, no, no, no

They call him public enemy number one
But they don't know what's going on
They call him public enemy number one
But they don't know what's going on

They call him public enemy number one
They gotta shoot to kill 'cause he's on the run
They call him public enemy number one

They call him Billy
They call him Billy
They call him Billy
They call him Billy
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Billy Lyrics

Blue Murder – Billy Lyrics

Songwriters: JOHN JAMES SYKES
Billy lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group

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