Imogene

Album: Halcyon (2004)
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  • Imogene, she lives in Reno
    All alone with thirteen cats
    Every night she passes the casino
    Imogene, don't fool with that

    Imogene, she drives an old Camaro
    But she hardly ever takes it out
    If it's true, God's eye is on the sparrow
    She's got nothin' to worry about

    She says that's life, that's my life
    Well, I get what I need and I want what I want
    And the bills roll in and the money don't

    And I do what I do and I fake the rest
    And somehow it all works out for the best
    That's life, that's my life

    Imogene, she don't take chances
    The girl's got a level head
    Evaluate the circumstances
    That's what her daddy always said

    Then one night she passes the casino
    Puts a quarter in the slot machine
    Drops down, comes up cherries
    Way to go now, Imogene

    She says that's life, that's my life
    Well, I get what I need and I want what I want
    And the bills roll in and the money don't

    And I do what I do and I fake the rest
    And somehow it all works out for the best
    That's life, that's my life

    Former high school football hero
    Knocks on her door like the sweepstakes man
    She says, I'm a former high school zero
    Now you want to be my friend?

    You're as dumb as a day old puppy
    You ain't as pretty as you used to be
    Here's a quarter baby, go get lucky
    Put one in the slots for me, yeah

    That's life, that's your life
    Well, you get what you need and you want what you want
    And the girls roll in but the right one don't

    And you do what you do and you fake the rest
    And somehow it all works out for the best
    That's life, that's your life

    Writer/s: PETERS
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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