Hey Joe, where you goin' with that gun in your hand x2
I'm going down to shoot my old lady -- You know, I've caught her messin' around with another man x2
(And that ain't too cool)
Hey Joe, I've heard you shot your woman down,shot her down, now x2
(You shot her down to the ground)
Yes I did, I shot her -- You know, I caught her messin' round, messin' round town x2
And I gave her the gun I SHOT HER!
Hey Joe, alright Shoot her one more time, baby
Hey Joe, said now, Where you gonna run to now? x2
Well, dig it!
I'm goin' way down south, Way down to Mexico way (Way down where I can be free) x2
Ain't no one gonna find me
Ain't no hangman gonna, He ain't gonna put a rope around me -- You better believe it right now