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Ball and Chain

S-sitting down by my window
Oh, looking at the rain
S-sitting down by my window now now
All around I felt it
All I could see was the rain
Something grabbed a hold of me, honey
Felt to me honey like, lord, a ball and chain
Yeah! hey! you know what I mean
But it's way too heavy for you
You can't hold it tomorrow

Say, whoa, whoa, honey, it can't be
Just because I got to want your love
Please please please please, whoa please, please
Whoa, honey it can't be
Just because I got to need you daddy
Please don't you let me down, no, please, lord!
Here you gone today, but I wanted to love you
I wanted to hold you, yeah, till the day I die
Till the day, till the day
Yeah! hey! hey! all right!

Say, whoa, whoa, honey this can't be
Not anything I ever wanted from you daddy
Tell me now, now, now, now, oh, tell me now, yeah
I say, whoa, whoa, honey this can't be
No, no, no, no, no, no, no ... yeah yeah, hey!
And I want someone that could tell me, tell me why
Just because I got to want your love
Honey, just because I got to need, need, need your love
I said I don't understand, honey, but I wanna chance to try
Try, try, try, try try try try
Honey when everybody in the world wants the same damn thing
When everybody in the world will need the same lonely thing
When I wanna work for your love, daddy
When I wanna try for your love, daddy

I don't understand how come you're gone, man
I don't understand why half the world is still crying, man
when the other half of the world is still crying too, man
I can't get it together. i
If you got a cat for one day, man
I mean, if you, say, say, if you want a cat for 365 days, right
you aint got him for 365 days, you got him for one day, man
well I tell you that one day
better be your life, man. because, you know, you can say, oh man
you can cry about the other 364, man
but you're gonna lose that one day, man
and that's all youve got. you gotta call that, man
that's what it is, man. if you got it today you don't want it tomorrow, man
cause you don't need it, cause as a matter of fact
as we discovered in the train, tomorrow never happens, man
it's all the same fucking day, man

So you gotta, when you wanna hold a sigh
You gotta hold him like it's the last minute in your life, baby
You gotta hold, whoa, whoa, hold him
Cause someday some weights gonna come on your shoulders, babe
Its gonna feel too heavy, it's gonna weigh on you
Its gonna feel just like a ball, ball, ball, oh daddy
And a chain.