Busted

Album: Ingredients In A Recipe For Soul (1963)
Charted: 21 4
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  • My bills are all due and the baby needs shoes and I'm busted
    Cotton is down to a quarter a pound, but I'm busted
    I got a cow that went dry and a hen that won't lay
    A big stack of bills that gets bigger each day
    The county's gonna haul my belongings away cause I'm busted.

    I went to my brother to ask for a loan cause I was busted
    I hate to beg like a dog without his bone, but I'm busted
    My brother said there ain't a thing I can do,
    My wife and my kids are all down with the flu,
    And I was just thinking about calling on you 'cause I'm busted.

    Well, I am no thief, but a man can go wrong when he's busted
    The food that we canned last summer is gone and I'm busted
    The fields are all bare and the cotton won't grow,
    Me and my family got to pack up and go,
    But I'll make a living, just where I don't know cause I'm busted.

    I'm broke, no bread, I mean like nothing,
     
     
      Writer/s: ROB THOMAS
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • J.d. from Detroit, MiThe lyrics here are different than what I heard on the "best of" album. I submitted the version from that album.
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