"Six O'Clock News" as written by and Kathleen Margaret Edwards....
Copper on the corner and he loaded two rounds
And I can't even get inside to talk you down
Peter, sweet baby, where'd you get that gun?
You spend half your life trying to turn the other half around

And I tried to come clean, but I guess it's no use
Your face is all over six o'clock news
They cleared the street and then they closed the schools
I can't even get inside

Did you lose your head when the farm went down?
Was is when your daddy died after he moved to town
And I know your momma calls you good for nothing
She says her baby is a failer and she don't want you calling

Peter, sweet baby, there's something I need to say to you
Gonna have your baby this coming June
We could get a little place down by Gilmour park
You could do a little time and save my broken heart

And I tried to come clean, but I guess it's no use
Copper when ahead and he just shot you through
Now you're lying dead on the avenue
And I can't feel my broken heart

Lyrics submitted by sakebox, edited by woodinurcoffee

"Six O'Clock News" as written by Kathleen Margaret Edwards

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    General CommentPeter has gone crazy...probably from the pressures of life.

    His girlfriend, who still loves him and is pregnant with his child, can only watch while he gets shot and killed.
    sakeboxon June 07, 2004   Link
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    General Commenti think this song is really sad, but it has an upbeat tempo. i like it.
    principessa1180on May 15, 2005   Link
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    General Commentgilmore park is in bentonville ak, home of walmart
    BurningPickAxon October 18, 2016   Link

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