Dead End Kid

Album: Sinematic (2019)
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  • I stole a bible
    From a hotel room
    I can't pay the bill
    And check out time is noon

    Someone double crossed me
    And left me out to dry
    Now all I can do is pray
    And hope an angel happens by

    They said you'll never be nothing
    You're just a dead end kid
    Probably end up in prison
    Or maybe down on the skids

    No, you'll never be nothing
    You're just a dead end kid
    That's what they told me
    And that's what they said

    I wanna play my song
    Out across this lake
    From Starbra Bluffs
    Oh, we're in New York State

    I wanna show the world
    Something they ain't never seen
    I wanna take you somewhere
    You ain't never been

    They said you'll never be nothing
    You're just a dead end kid
    We know who you are
    We know what you did

    No, you'll never be nothing
    You're just a dead end kid
    That's what they told me
    That's what they said

    Some call it homeless
    Some call it stranded
    Some say it's like being lost
    I just call it abandoned

    Sleeping in the subways
    Hiding in the underground
    My mama was looking for me
    But I was nowhere to be found

    Now I'm no longer on the run
    I've had some luck and I'm doing well
    But I remember where I started from
    When I stole that bible from the hotel

    They tell you'll never be nothing
    You're just a dead end kid
    You'll probably end up in prison
    Or maybe down on the skids

    No, you'll never be nothing
    You're just a dead end kid
    That's what they told me
    That's what they said, uh Writer/s: Howard Simon Bernstein, Robbie Robertson, Robert Robertson
    Publisher: CONCORD MUSIC PUBLISHING LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group
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