Beer on the Table

Album: Way Out Here (2009)
  • Every morning I get up before that rooster crows
    Heading straight to somewhere I don't even want to go
    Eggs and bacon in my belly and a Folger's coffee buzz
    Good ol' radar detector it protects me from the fuzz
    Well, I do what I gotta do to get through working that nine to five
    It's killing me but then again it's keeping me alive

    It puts the gas in my truck, butter on my biscuits,
    A couple bucks when I'm itching for a scratch-off ticket
    That poker makes me broker every Saturday night
    I still got running water and they ain't cut off the lights
    Come Friday night, my friends and I,start peeling off them labels
    Working hard all week puts beer on the table

    Eighteen bucks an hour and a million dollar tan
    Women whistle at me while I'm working for the man
    Making me some cold hard cash out in that summer sun
    Come Friday I'll have money but by Monday I'll have none
    Once the bills are paid and that bass boat tank has gone from E to F
    I fill that big ol' cooler up there ain't a whole lot left

    Well, I got gas in my truck, butter on my biscuits,
    A couple bucks when I'm itching for a scratch-off ticket
    That poker makes me broker every Saturday night
    But I still got running water and they ain't cut off the lights
    Come Friday night, my friends and I, start peeling off them labels
    Working hard all week puts the beer on the table

    Oh, oh, I'm a simple man, yes I am
    All I need is a few good friends and a good job,
    And a good dog, maybe a woman that understands

    A little gas in my truck, some butter on my biscuit,
    A couple bucks when I'm itching for a scratch-off ticket
    That poker makes me broker every Saturday night
    But I still got running water and they ain't cut off the lights
    Come Friday night, my friends and I, start peeling off them labels
    Working hard all week, yeah, puts the beer on the table
    Puts the beer on the table

    Would you pass me another one of them cold cans? Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind
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