A Night In The Life Of A Blues Singer

Album: Black Rose: A Rock Legend (1983)
  • From the 12 inch single "Nineteen" by Phil Lynott with bonus Thin Lizzy track
    Also appeared on the live Thin Lizzy album BBC Radio One Live In Concert 1983

    A Night In The Life Of A Blues Singer

    In the old days
    I could sing the blues
    I had nothin' to live for
    And nothin' to lose
    And all the time
    I was paying my dues
    Like an old blues singer

    And I had no troubles then
    But I had lots of friends
    Friends they come and go
    And sometimes friendship ends
    All the time, I've had a friend on whom I depend
    So blues singer

    Oh mama, mama, mama, this is your boy
    Oh mama, mama, mama, mama, my soul's been destroyed
    Oh mama, mama, your pride and joy
    Is a blues singer
    An old blues singer

    And the party's over now
    Everybody's goin' home
    The band is packin' up
    And I'm on my own
    Oh, but I miss you now you're gone
    Mama, your boy's a blues singer
    Such an old blues singer

    Nothin, oh but nothin's changed
    Oh sometimes you win sometimes you lose
    I lost ya mama
    I lost ya mama

    In the old days
    I could sing the blues
    Had nothin' to live for
    And nothin' to lose
    But all the time
    You must chose
    I'm an old blues singer

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