Birthday Boy

Album: The Big To-Do (2010)
  • Which one's the birthday boy?
    (She said) I ain't got all night
    What'd your momma name you?
    You can call me what you like

    Every skin is a mystery
    Gotta make it hard somehow
    Sit your narrow ass down, hotshot
    I'll solve yours right now

    Got a girlfriend, don't you, boy?
    Nervous hands can't lie
    Married men don't ask how much
    Single ones ain't buying

    One day you've got everything
    Next day it's all broke
    Let Miss Trixie sit up front
    Let her wipe your nose

    Working for the money like you got eight hands
    Flat on your back under a mean old man
    Just thinking happy thoughts and breathing deep

    Between your momma's drive and daddy's belt
    It don't take smarts to learn to tune out what hurts more than helps

    The pretty girls from the smallest towns
    Get remembered like storms and droughts
    That old men talk about for years to come

    I guess that's why they give us names
    So a few old men can say
    They saw us rain when we were young

    Which one's the birthday boy?
    (She said) I ain't got all night
    What'd your momma name you?
    You can call me what you like Writer/s: JOHN COOLEY
    Publisher: THE BICYCLE MUSIC COMPANY, WORDS & MUSIC A DIV OF BIG DEAL MUSIC LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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