Cod'ine

Album: It's My Way! (1964)
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  • An' my belly is craving, I got shakin' in my head
    I feel like I'm dyin' an' I wish I were dead
    If I lived till tomorrow it's gonna be a long time
    For I'll reel and I'll fall and rise on codine
    An' it's real, an' it's real, one more time

    When I was a young man I learned not to care
    Wild whiskey, confronted I often did swear
    My mother and father said whiskey is a curse
    But the fate of their baby is many times worse
    An' it's real, an' it's real, one more time

    You'll forget your woman, you'll forget about man
    Try it just once, an' you'll try it again
    It's sometimes you wonder and it's sometimes you think
    That I'm a-living my life with abandon to drink
    An' it's real, an' it's real, one more time

    Stay away from the cities, stay away from the towns
    Stay away from the men pushin' the codine around
    Stay away from the stores where the remedy is found
    I will live a few days as a slave to codine
    An' it's real, an' it's real, one more time

    An' my belly is craving, I've got a shakin' in my head
    An' I've started heating whether my body said
    Steady yourself with the grains of cocaine
    An' you'll end dead or you'll end up insane
    An' it's real, an' it's real, one more time

    An' my belly is craving, I got shaking in my head
    I feel like I'm dyin' an' I wish I were dead
    If I lived till tomorrow it's gonna be a long time
    For I'll reel and I'll fall and rise on codine
    An' it's real, an' it's real, one more time
    An' it's real, an' it's real, one more time
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