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email@example.com Submitted by: Gene Graham Performer: Hank Williams, Sr. Words and music: Hank Williams, Sr. A HOUSE OF GOLD People [D] steal, they [G] cheat and [D] lie For wealth and what it will buy ...[D7] But don't they [G] know on the Judgement [D] Day That Gold and [A7] silver will melt a-[D] way. CHORUS: I'd rather be in a [G] deep dark [D] grave And know that my poor soul was saved ...[D7] Than to live in this [G] world in a House Of [D] Gold And deny my [A7] God and doom my [D] soul. What good is Gold and silver, too If your heart's not good and true Sinner hear me when I say Fall down on your knees and pray. For; CHORUS