Beats Workin

Album: A Different Kind of Truth (2012)
  • Here today, gone later today.
    I’ve been reading what the bloggers say.
    How about a great big slice for me?
    Otherwise or professionally.

    Beats workin’.
    Startin’ up in my feet.
    Goes to workin’
    On the rest of me.

    Live this life of luxury
    Sho-nuff beats workin’ for me.
    Kid’ll land on his feet
    If he don’t land on his seat.

    This beats workin’ baby
    ‘Cause I’m red hot
    Baby like it or not.

    Don’t you know that
    This beats workin’ baby
    ‘Cause I’m red hot
    Baby like it or not.

    One empty floor
    Stands between the stage
    And the welfare door.

    Heads or tails
    Of the same bread.
    Coin of the realm
    Just like the man said

    Beats workin’.
    Starting up all in my feet.
    Goes to workin’
    On the rest of me.

    Got a feelin’ all in my head.
    Try to do it
    Like the good book said.
    Kid’ll land on his feet
    If he don’t land on his head.

    This beats workin’ baby
    ‘Cause I’m red hot
    Baby like it or not.

    Don’t you know that
    This beats workin’ baby
    ‘Cause I’m red hot
    Baby like it or not.

    This beats workin’ baby.
    This beats workin’ baby.
    This beats workin’ baby
    ‘Cause I’m red hot
    Baby like it or not.

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