You Don't Know Jack

Album: Tailgates and Tanlines (2011)
  • He asked me for a dollar, I said "Go get a job"
    I turned up my collar and started walkin' off
    He said "I don't blame you, I know what you think
    I'd just spend your money, to buy another drink"

    But you don't know Jack
    Double shot, eighty proof, on the rocks
    Until you've lost it all
    And you can't go back
    To your life, and your kids, and your ex-wife
    With just a telephone call
    If you think it's just a bottle
    In an old brown paper sack
    You don't know Jack

    He showed me a picture, of two little girls
    Wearin' Easter dresses, hair done up in curls
    He said "God bless their mamma
    She said I couldn't stay
    And buddy if you're wonderin'
    How could I throw it all away"

    You don't know Jack
    Double shot, eighty proof, on the rocks
    Until you've lost it all
    And you can't go back
    To your life, and your kids, and your ex-wife
    With just a telephone call
    If you think it's just a bottle
    In an old brown paper sack
    You don't know Jack

    If you never felt the fire
    Running through your veins
    If you've never seen the devil
    Face to face

    You don't know Jack
    Double shot, eighty proof, on the rocks
    Until you've lost it all
    So brother just be glad, and tonight
    Hold your kids, kiss your wife
    And when you talk to God
    Count up all your blessings
    And thank the good Lord that
    You don't know Jack
    You don't know Jack Writer/s: ERIN ENDERLIN, SHANE LAMAR MCANALLY
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Universal Music Publishing Group, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
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