Dr. John
by Mika

Album: The Boy Who Knew Too Much (2009)
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  • I look for joy in a strange place
    From the back of the bar
    From afar
    I see the look on my mama's face
    When her son's in the corner, undone

    She says that my life is over
    But boy, you don't know what you got till it's gone
    Come put your head upon my shoulder
    She gave me her hand, but I ignored her

    Oh, Dr. John
    What am I doing
    What am I doing I wrong?
    Cause I keep on trying
    Something ain't going
    Something ain't going on
    Oh, Dr. John

    I look for joy in a strange place
    From the back of a bar
    From afar
    I see the look on my daddy's face
    When his son's fallin' over, undone

    Well Father my life is over
    Well I didn't know what I had now it's gone
    Can I lay my head upon your shoulder?
    If I fall asleep, will it be over?

    Oh, Dr. John
    What am I doing
    What am I doing I wrong?
    Cause I keep on trying
    Something ain't going
    Something ain't going on

    Oh, Dr. John
    What am I doing
    What am I doing I wrong?
    Cause I keep on trying
    Something ain't going
    Something ain't going on

    They say I'm a big heartbreaker
    But Doctor, I never hurt you
    Isn't it obvious?

    Oh, Dr. John
    What am I doing
    What am I doing I wrong?

    Cause I keep on trying
    Something ain't going
    Something ain't going on

    (Another day, another break up)
    Oh, Dr. John
    (Hold on, and on, Hold on, and on)

    I keep on trying
    (Another day, another wake up)

    We hold on, and on
    We hold on, and on

    Oh, Dr. John
    (Another day, another wake up)

    We hold on, and on
    We hold on, and on
    (Another day, another wake up)

    (I keep on trying)
    We hold on, and on
    We hold on, and on

    Oh, Dr. John
    What am I doing
    What am I doing wrong?
    I keep on trying
    Something ain't going
    Something ain't going on

    Dr. John

    Ooh, ooh, ooh

    Dr. John. Writer/s: MICHAEL HOLBROOK PENNIMAN
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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