Tell a lie to save a life,

Your own or one that's grown.

Tell a lie to save a life,

Or be hung in the morning sun.


John, where do we go from here?

Save a life or save your name,

Say your grace and say goodbye.

This necklace of rope brings shame.


The body count is high,

And you're just an addition.

Today your soul will fly,

With your body's submission.


A lovely woman on each side,

Fated with the same tie.

Too sturdy to swallow your pride,

And so this is goodb—