Liquor Store Blues

Album: Doo-Wops & Hooligans (2010)
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  • Now greetings to the world

    Standing at this liquor store
    Whiskey coming through my pores
    Feeling like I run this whole block
    Lotto tickets cheap beer
    That's why you can catch me here
    Tryna scratch my way up to the top

    'Cause my job got me going nowhere
    So I ain't got a thing to lose
    Take me to a place where I don't care
    This is me and my liquor store blues

    I'll take one shot for my pain
    One drag for my sorrow
    Get messed up today
    I'll be ok tomorrow
    One shot for my pain
    One drag for my sorrow
    Get messed up today
    I'll be ok tomorrow

    Me and my guitar tonight
    Singing to the city lights
    Tryna live on more than what I got
    'Cause '68 cents ain't gonna pay the rent
    So I'll be out here 'til they call the cops

    'Cause my job got me going nowhere
    So I ain't got a thing to lose
    Take me to a place where I don't care
    This is me and my liquor store blues

    I'll take one shot for my pain
    One drag for my sorrow
    Get messed up today
    I'll be ok tomorrow
    One shot for my pain
    One drag for my sorrow
    Get messed up today
    I'll be ok tomorrow

    Here comes Junior Gong, I'm flying high like Superman
    And thinking that I run the whole block
    I don't know if it's just because pineapple kush between my jaws
    Has got me feeling like I'm on top

    Give me this one shot for my pain
    One drag for my sorrow
    Get messed up today
    I'll be ok tomorrow
    One shot for my pain
    One drag for my sorrow
    Get messed up today
    I'll be ok tomorrow

    Now greetings to the world

    You best believe Writer/s: ARI LEVINE, DAMIAN ROBERT NESTA MARLEY, DWAYNE RICHARD CHIN QUEE, MITCHUM KHAN IVANHOE CHIN, PETER GENE HERNANDEZ, PHILLIP MARTIN LAWRENCE, THOMAS WESLEY PENTZ
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
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