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 Posted: Fri Aug 9th, 2019 03:13 am
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House Money



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The way I went through life you know
I really should not be here
Played hard, drank hard, lived hard, cried hard
And still I'm in the clear
Ive made a dozen fortunes,
And swear I lost thirteen
Lived my life on top of rocks and hard places
And sometimes in between.
But somehow, I can't explain it
Im still standing after all
And if it all falls to pieces tomorrow
I'll swear I had a ball

Ch 1
I don't know what to tell you
I can't explain it Honey
Im living life like I'm in a casino
And I'm playing with house money

House money oh yeah house money

Ch 2
Im sure i don't deserve it
Better watch out honey
Gonna live my life like I'm in a casino
And playing with house money

V2
I don't know where im going,
And im not sure where ill be
Gonna live my life like there's no tomorrow
Be the finest me
Try to make up for a lifetime
Of working like a dog
Find myself a princess and try to convince her
That I'm her long lost frog
Don't need to try to figure it out
How I'm still standing tall
And if it all falls to pieces tomorrow
Ill swear I've had a ball

Ch1

House money...oh yeah...House money

Ch2

House money...oh yeah...House money
House money...oh yeah...House money

Don't understand it
Can't explain it Honey
Life's just a casino
And I've got house money.

Yeah, yeah,yeah,yeah,yeah,yeah,yeahhhhhh.


Copyright 2019 John Parrish

Last edited on Fri Aug 9th, 2019 04:03 am by bunnythesinger



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 Posted: Fri Aug 9th, 2019 05:56 pm
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Reminded me of "Go Down Gamblin'" by Blood, Sweat, and Tears- Great song if you haven't heard it, and their horns are arguably as good or better than 70's Chicago.

Love this line, never ever change it:
"Ive made a dozen fortunes,
And swear I lost thirteen"

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 Posted: Fri Aug 9th, 2019 06:07 pm
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Thanks BRD... actually started with that line...lol...and yes was a huge BST fan...Chicagos Peter Cetera had some pipes... but David Clayton Thomas had the soul. My all time favorite was their version of God Bless The Child.

Bunny

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 Posted: Mon Aug 12th, 2019 08:00 am
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I also liked the "swear I lost thirteen" line, and also these:
Lived my life on top of rocks and hard places
And sometimes in between.

That's clever!



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 Posted: Mon Aug 12th, 2019 12:40 pm
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Thanks RDM!



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