wild side of life lyrics – mickey gilley

you wouldn’t read my letters if i wrote you
you asked me not to call you on the phone
but there’s something i’m wanting to tell you
so i wrote it in the words of this song.

chorus:
i didn’t know god made honky-tonk angels
i might have known you’d never make a wife
you gave up the only one that really loves you
and went back to the wild side of life.

— instrumental —

i’ll just live my life alone with mem’ries of you
and i dream of kisses you traded for my tears
and no one will ever know how much i love you
and i pray that you’ll be happy through the years.

chorus:
i didn’t know god made honky-tonk angels
i might have known you’d never make a wife
you gave up the only one who really loves you
and went back to the wild side of life…

/ mickey gilley lyrics