Tough People Do

Album: not released on an album (2012)
  • Back in 39 she was 26
    The wife of a soldier tryin' to raise four kids
    On rationed out beans and watered down milk
    Tryin' to keep 'em all warm with a patchwork quilt
    That great depression ended about 1945
    But grandma lived to be 92
    See, tough times don't last
    Tough people do

    Tough people pull themselves up by the bootstraps
    When they hit hard luck
    And they stay strong and they keep on fightin'
    Like they don't know how to lose
    Tough times don't last
    Tough people do

    Those talkin' heads on cnn
    Say we'll never get out of this hole we're in
    Price of gas is up and the market's down
    And there's a bunch of empty houses in every town
    Well, I'd interrupt that program with a little headline of my own
    This just in from the old red, white and blue
    Tough times don't last
    Tough people do

    Tough people pull themselves up by the bootstraps
    When they hit hard luck
    And they stay strong and they keep on fightin'
    Like they don't know how to lose
    Tough times don't last
    Tough people do

    I've been out of work since mid july
    My bank account's about bone dry
    Been lookin' for a job no luck so far
    But I bought a little time when I sold my car
    Well, I'll go dig a ditch if that's what it takes
    Baby, somehow or another we'll get through

    Tough times don't last
    Tough times don't last
    Tough people do
    Tough people do Writer/s: CHRIS DUBOIS, JASON MATTHEWS, JOEL ERIC SHEWMAKE
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc., Spirit Music Group, Round Hill Music Big Loud Songs
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