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    "James Alley Blues" Lyrics

    Roger McGuinn

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    Times ain't now nothing like they used to be,
    Times ain't now nothing like they used to be,
    Well, I tell you the truth, won't you take my word from me.

    I've seen better days, but I ain't puttin' up with these.
    I've seen better days, but I ain't puttin' up with these.
    Had a lot better times with the women down in New Orleans

    'Cause I was born in the country she thinks I'm easy to lose,
    'Cause I was born in the country she thinks I'm easy to lose.
    She wants to hitch me to a wagon and drive me like a mule

    I bought her a gold ring and I paid the rent
    I bought her a gold ring and I paid the rent
    She wants me to wash her clothes but I got good common sense

    I gave you sugar for sugar, you want salt for salt.
    I gave you sugar for sugar, but you want salt for salt,
    And if you can't get along, honey, it's your own damn fault.

    Sometimes I think you're just too sweet to die,
    Sometimes I think you're just too sweet to die,
    Other times I think you ought to be buried alive.
    This song was submitted on November 5th, 2013 and last modified on October 18th, 2016.
    Copyright with Lyrics © Peermusic Publishing.
    Written by Richard Brown.
    Lyrics licensed by LyricFind.

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