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Give Out But Don't Give Up


Jailbird

Scratchin' like a tom cat
Got a monkey on my back
I'm gonna push and pull
And howl like wolf
And drive my cadillac

I've got medication, honey
I've got wings to fly
I've got horse hoof tea
To buzz you like a bee
Gonna blind the evil eye

Push and pull with me
Funky jammin' free
Walk it like you talk it, honey
Strut your funky stuff
Come on...

[Chorus]
I'm yours, you're mine
Gimme more of that Jailbird pie
I'm yours, you're mine
Gimme more of that Jailbird pie
I'm yours, you're mine
Gimme more of that Jailbird pie
I'm yours, you're mine
Yeah, yeah, yeah

Come in my kitchen
I've got hop head soup for grease
Just shake your hips
And let it rip
And let the spirit free

Ride on baby, ride on
Let your crazy horses loose
Give it all you got
When you're hot to trot
And wave bye bye to the blues

Shake it to the east
Shake it to the west
Shake it with the very one
That you love the best
Come on...

Repeat [Chorus]

All right

I'm yours, you're mine
Gimme more of that Jailbird pie
I'm yours, you're mine
Gimme more of that Jailbird pie


Rocks

Dealers keep dealin'
Thieves keep thievin'
Whores keep whorin'
Junkies keep scorin'
Trade is on the meat rack
Strip joints full of hunchbacks
Bitches keep bitchin'
Clap keeps itchin'

Bridge
Ain't no use in prayin'
That's the way it's stayin', baby
Johnny ain't so crazy
He's always got a line for the ladies
(yeah, yeah, yeah)

[Chorus]
Get your rocks off
Get your rocks off, honey
Shake it now now
Get'em off downtown
Get your rocks off
Get you rocks off, honey
Shake it now now
Get'em off downtown

Creeps keep crawlin'
Drunks keep fallin'
Teasers keep teasein'
Holy joes are preachin'
Cops keep bustin'
Hustlers keep hustlin'
Death keeps knockin'
Souls are up for auction

Repeat bridge and [Chorus] (2x and fade to end)


(I'm Gonna) Cry Myself Blind

Nothin' last forever
It's so sad to lose your love
I've been crazy since you left me
I'm sorry for what I've done
Why did you go, why did you go

Have you ever had a broken heart
Have you ever lost your mind
Have you ever woke up screamin'
'Cause you're so lonely you could die
Why did you go, why did you go
I'm lonely baby

[Chorus]
Cry, cry, cry
Cry, cry, cry
I'm gonna cry myself blind
Cry, cry, cry
I'm gonna cry myself blind

Good times don't come easy
Dreams don't all come true
The world looks like a prison
When you're stingin' with the blues
Why did you go, why did you go
I'm gonna cry myself blind

Repeat [Chorus] (2x)

Cry, cry, cry
Cry, cry, cry
Cry, cry, cry
Cry, cry, cry...


Funky Jam

[George Clinton:]
Oohh, oohh, get a little funky
Oohh, oohh, get a little funky now
Oohh, oohh, get a little funky
Oohh, oohh, get a little funky, now

Get it any way you want it
You can get it how you want it
Get it any way you want it
You can get it how you want it
(2x)

Oohh, oohh, get a little funky (4x)

You can get it how you want it
Get it any way you want it
You can get it how you want it
You can have it how you want it
Get it any way you want it
Get it any way you want it
You can get it how you want it
You can have it how you want it
[Denise Johnson:]
Gonna make mine funky
Gotta make mine funky now
Gotta make mine funky hey
Gonna make mine funky yeah
Gotta make...***

Get it any way you want it
You can get it how you want it
Get it any way you want it
You can get it how you want it

You can have it how you want it
You can get it how you want it
Get it any way you want it
You can have it how you want it
You can get it how you want it
Get it any way you want it

(lots of repeating to end)


Big Jet Plane

Fell from grace, I lost my faith
My heart feels like a stone
I'm payin' the price of of a drunken night
I'm wastin' in the twilight zone

Broke the spell, I hate myself
The light of love don't shine
A women's touch can cost so much
I've lost my pearl messin' with swine

[Chorus]
Fly me home on a big jet plane
Fly me home through the thunder and rain
Fly me home to the healin' hands
Fly me home to the promised land

Pain won't quit, my head's in bits
Desire as sin is a jail
I'll make a vow and break a vow
Oh, nothin' beats a try but a fail*

[Chorus] (2x)

Take me home on a big jet plane
Take me home through the thunder and rain
Take me home to the healin' hands
Take me home to the promised land
(Repeat to end)

Jesus Christ


Free

Got a sad destructive feelin'
Creepin' through my soul
When i'm awake and when I'm dreamin'
Just won't leave me alone

I know you've got another lover
I know you've got something to hide
You've been acting kind of nervous
You can't look me in the eye

[Chorus]
I can tell, I can tell
I can tell you're cheatin' me
You're cheatin' me
Cheat, cheat, you're cheatin' me
Oohh, Baby,
I'm free of you
Oohh, Baby,
Free of you

Don't want you to touch me
Don't you touch me
Don't you touch me
Everything is broken
I believe in you no more

Does she satisfy you, honey
Does she make you feel alive
I can't stand the though of you naked
In someone else's arms

[Chorus] (2x)

I'm free of you
I'm free of you
I'm free of you
Said I'm free of you
I've got this sad destructive feelin'
In my body, baby?

You've been cheatin' on me
You've been cheatin' on me
You've been cheatin' on me
I can tell, I can tell
You've been cheatin' on me
And now I'm free of you


Call on Me

If you're broke down and you're needin' a ride
If you're feelin' more dead than alive
If you're hungry and you're needin' a feast
If you wanna get drunk every night of the week

[Chorus]
Call on me, baby
Call on me, yeah, yeah, yeah
If you're lonely
You can hold me
call on me*

If you're bored right out of your mind
If you're lookin' for a partner in crime
If you're hung up and you wanna get down
You wanna shake your funky hips all around

[Chorus]

Call, call, call on me
Baby, Baby, baby
won't you call on me
call, call, call on me
Baby, Baby, baby
won't you call on me
Repeat (3x)

Oh yeah
Won't you call on me, baby
(Baby, baby, baby)
(Won't you call on me)
My, my, my
Got to call on me, honey
(Baby, baby, baby)
(Won't you call on me)
Yeah, yeah, yeah
Won't you call on me, baby
(Baby, baby, baby)
(Won't you call on me)
My, my, my
Got to call on me, honey
(Baby, baby, baby)
(Won't you call on me)


Struttin'

Instrumental


Sad and Blue

Baby, I love you, baby I need you
Baby, I love you, baby I need you
Baby, I'm lonely
I need you here to hold me
I'm sad, so sad and blue
I'm not with you

Baby, I'm thankful
Thank you for your kindness
Baby, I'm thankful, thankful, thankful
Thank you for your kindness
You always stood by me
You never denied me
I'm sad, so sad and blue
I'm not with you

Shine on me, sister
Let your love light shine
Shine a light on me, sister
I've got a ragged heart
I'm feelin' dark
Let it shine, let it shine
Let your love light shine

Repeat first verse

Please hold me, I'm lonely
Please hold me, I'm lonely


Give out but don't Give up

[Denise:]
Give out but don't give up
Give out but don't you give up
(Repeat)

[George:]
When I'm feelin' down
Your love is a pick-me-up
And what comes around went that way
And when I'm not feeling up to par
You come along and there you are
Giving me the strength
Giving it all I have to give
Giving me the strength

(repeat Denise)

[George:]
Just one kiss, I get the strength to carry on
Your smile makes it all worthwhile

Just one kiss, I get the strength to carry on
When I'm feeling down
Your love is a pick-me-up
And what comes around went that way

(Repeat Denise twice)

Give out but don't give up (repeat)

Just one kiss, well now, you give me this load
And I can't take it
Just one kiss, I get the strength to carry on
Your kiss, give me the strength to carry on
Your smile makes it all worthwhile




I'll Be There For You

You will never be a stranger
I will always be your friend
Be you devil, be you angel
I will always love you 'till the end

[Chorus]
I'll be your shelter
I'll be your shelter
In times of storm
I'll keep you warm
I'll be there for you
I'll be there for you
I'll be there for you
I'll be there for you

If your head is strange and messy
If your spirit's cold and dark
If you're feelin' like an outlaw
If you're burnin' out your star

[Chorus]

I'll be there for you
(repeat)


Everybody Needs Somebody

Life on your own, don't really make you free
You can't put your arms around a memory
A little bit of soul, is worth more than gold

Everybody, needs somebody
Everybody, needs somebody
Everybody, needs somebody
Everybody, needs somebody
I need you



The lonely days and nights were paved with dreams
I've loved and lost and I do believe
A little bit of soul, is worth more than gold

Everybody, needs somebody
Everybody, needs somebody
Everybody, needs somebody
Everybody, needs somebody
I need you

We got to get together babe (16x)

We got to get together baby

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