The Strand 1974

04:17
UNCLE ROY
2011-11-23
Roy Schultz

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THE STRAND 1974 I GOT FOUR WALLS AND A SIX FOOT CEILING THAT’S WHAT I CALL HOME DRINKIN’ HOT COFFEE WITH COLD, COLD FEELINGS THAT WON’T LEAVE ME ALONE I GOT A GREEN OCEAN OUT MY FRONT DOOR THE SKY IS JUST AS GRAY I FIND MYSELF JUST WALKIN THE FLOOR WITH NOTHIN MUCH TO SAY TIME IS HOW YOU SPEND IT MONEYS JUST THE SAME I WASTE IT DAY AFTER DAY TRYIN TO HIDE THE BLAME THEN I REMEMBER WHAT I’M DOIN’ HERE AND I WIPE A SWOLLEN EYE THEN I GRAB ANOTHER COLD BEER MAKES IT EASIER TO TESTIFY I GOT DERELICTS FOR MY NEIGHBORS BUT THEY’RE ALL REAL GOOD FOLKS SOMETIMES WE READ THE PAPERS EVEN IF JUST FOR A JOKE THIS BEACH IS THE PLACE FOR ME CAUSE OF THE WAY I FEEL MIGHTY LONELY, AT LEAST I’M FREE STILL AINT NO BIG DEAL LIFE IS HOW YA MAKE IT LOVE’S ABOUT THE SAME I BURN IT UP DAY AFTER DAY TRYIN’ TO HIDE THE FLAME THEN I REMEMBER WHAT I’M DOIN’ HERE AND I WIPE A SWOLLEN EYE THEN I GRAB ANOTHER COLD BEER MAKES IT EASIER TO CRY

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