One of the black boys said "I need none of your pity" It's your mama that don't Like you loose in the city
But stick about, take note Take a tip, take no back lip Come come a little closer Let me see you snap your fingertip
Because standing on the corner Just might suit you or maybe baby There's something else you wanna do
Like rolling dice, nice Like shooting pool, hey that's cool
I'm a little black boy and I don't know my place I'm just a little black boy, I just threw my ace I'm a little black boy, recognize my face
One of the black boys said "I'm a giving a warning" "People been putting me down" "I'm so tired I'm yawning"
A new suit, pretty boots to boot And I'm feeling slick Gonna go to town, look around And pull a chick
Of course standing on the corner Might suit you or maybe baby There's something else that you wanna do
Like playing poker, joker Like to back a race, ace
I'm a little black boy and I don't know my proper place I'm a little black boy, get my head in its space I'm a little black boy, I just play my bass I'm a little black boy, it's no disgrace
Writer/s: PHILIP PARRIS LYNOTT
Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
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