Banjo Tune

Banjo Tune

The money dried up and my friends are all gone oh ho

The money dried up and my friends are all gone oh ho

Must be something that I done wrong oh ho oh ho oh ho

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My dog won’t bark when I come home oh ho

My dog won’t bark when I come home oh ho

He bares his teeth, his mouth a-foam oh ho oh ho oh ho

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I got a gal who loves me true oh ho

I got a gal who loves me true oh ho

Ain’t seen her at all in a month or two oh ho oh ho oh ho

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I went to my bar and I sat alone oh ho

I went to my bar and I sat alone oh ho

I pretended to talk on the telephone oh ho oh ho oh ho

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Couldn’t pay the tab – I had no cash oh ho

Couldn’t pay my tab – I had no cash oh ho

So they took me out back and kicked my ass oh ho oh ho oh ho

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My nose turns right, one eye won’t shut oh ho

My nose turns right, one eye won’t shut oh ho

The newspaper boy just kicked me in the butt oh ho oh ho oh ho

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Now I’m in jail on a vagrant charge oh ho

Now I’m in jail on a vagrant charge oh ho

Now there’s one less poor man at large oh ho oh ho oh ho

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Life aint easy and life aint fair oh ho oh ho oh ho

It’s often dull and there’s nothin to say oh ho

It’s often dull and there’s nothin to say oh ho

But I git a hunnerd stories each day oh ho oh ho oh ho

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My cell mate likes philosophic art oh ho

My cell mate likes philosophic art oh ho

So I wondered him ‘do grasshoppers fart?’ oh ho oh ho oh ho

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He said ‘a grasshopper’s life aint easy nor fair’ oh ho oh ho oh ho

My good man don’t go to sleep on me oh ho

My good man don’t ya go to sleep on me oh ho

I got a million stories you see oh ho oh ho oh ho

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