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Janet Emma & Seven West: Songs

Low Down Daddy

janet emma garbe, buckskin pony music/danny knicely copyright 2009
Enough said.
You’re a low down daddy and hustler too
You do all the things that a hustler do
Light a match just to watch it go
But your the last one runnin’ with the firehose

I shoulda seen you comin’ from a hundred miles
With your crooked grin and your pretty lies
The kinda joe rob a good girl blind
Come shinin’ like a new dime every time
Shinin’ like a new dime every time

Don’t take what I’m sayin’ out of school
A hustler can’t work if he’s got no fool
A fool I’ve been, but I’ve leaned my lesson
The love store closed and I ain’t messin’

Bridge
I’m a fool, that’s true, but a grateful one
Surely get another chance before I’m done
The truth and a spine’s what I’m lookin’ for
I ain’t seen that since you darkened my door

Now you go do what you’ve always done
Hit the first safe port in a raging storm
Smart girl’ll turn your boat around
And ship you out ‘fore she’s sinkin’ down

You’re a low down daddy and a hustler too
You love all the things that a hustler do
If you’re lucky someone’ll call your bluff
And you might get a shot at a thing called love
Might get a shot at a thing called love