I'm goin' down to shoot my old lady You know I caught her messin' 'round with another man Huh, and that ain't too cool Hey Joe, I heard you shot your woman down You shot her down down
Yes, I did, I shot her You know I caught her messin' 'round, messin' 'round town Yes, I did, I shot her You know I caught my old lady messin' 'round the town
Action developed through dialogue
And I gave her the gun, I shot her Hey Joe, where you gonna run to now Where you gonna run to Hey Joe, I said, where you gonna run to now Where you, where you gonna go
Well dig it I'm goin' way down south Way down Mexico way, alright I'm goin' way down south Way down where I can be free Ain't no one gonna find me Ain't no hangman gonna find me He ain't gonna put a rope around me You better believe it right now Hey Joe, you better run on down Goodbye, everybody
A woman was cheating on his man and he decided to kill her because she wanted to cheat on him.