Poverty Train

Album: Eli and the Thirteenth Confession (1968)
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  • Last call for the poverty train
    Last call for the poverty train
    It looks good and dirty on shiny light strip
    And if you don't get beat you got yourself a trip You can see the walls roar, see your brains on the floor Become God, become cripple, become funky and split Why was I born
    whoa-oh no-no-no-no no no no, no

    Oh baby, I just saw the Devil and he's smilin' at me
    I heard my bones cry,
    Devil why's it got to be
    Devil played with my brother,
    Devil drove my mother
    Now the tears in the gutter are floodin' the sea
    Why was I born
    whoa-oh no-no-no-no no no no, no

    Oh baby, it looks good and dirty, them shiny lights glow
    A million night tramps, tricks and tracks will come and go You're starvin' today
    But who cares anyway
    Baby, it feels like I'm dyin' now

    I swear there's something better than
    Getting off on sweet cocaine It feels so good
    It feels so good
    Gettin' off the poverty train
    Mornin'... Writer/s: LAURA NYRO
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
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