Dead, Drunk, And Naked

Album: Southern Rock Opera (2001)
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  • When I was a young boy I sniffed a lot of glue
    Mom sent me to rehab, they told me what to do
    We didn't have much money; the lord picked up the tab
    They made me write him love songs, sitting in my room

    Now I just drink whiskey and drive around my friends
    Get a haircut, get a job, maybe born again
    And if you're living badly, we'll tell you how to live
    Dead, drunk, and nakedâ?¦

    If you're out there listening, I just want you to know
    I been doing just fine, psychiatrists tell me so
    My scars are patched up; my arms have almost healed
    My demons almost tranquilized, my pains almost killed

    Me and old Jack Daniel's, become the best of friends
    We got all them Baptist's to die for our sins
    I know the lord is coming
    The South will rise again! (Dead, drunk, and naked)

    Daddy used to tell me, everything comes down to what they say about you when you're not around
    And I wish that he was here now, I'm sure he would be proud
    No one talks about me; the voices are too loud.

    So if you come to see me, I'm sure you'll be impressed
    By how well I'm behaving and how well I'm dressed
    If you come to see me, hope you're coming soon

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Comments: 1

  • Chris from South Bend, InSorry to say that Patterson Hood has said many, many times in concert, it is about "Guy he used to work in a pizza place with how was the poster child for why you should not sniff glue in jr. high school. He's a fine man, hell of a guitar player, and the worst damn pizza cook."

    Great song from great album.
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