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Birthright to the Blues

Words and Music by Bruce Kula

It doesn't care if you were born up Lake Shore Drive
or way down Chicago Avenue
It's not a thing you pick and choose
If you're a man who's loved a woman
You've got a birthright to the blues

It doesn't care on which end of the big muddy river
your mama told your dad "I do"
Upstream or down, you lose
If you're a man who's loved a woman
You've got a birthright to the blues

It doesn't care who you vote for
It doesn't care what you drive
It doesn't care what you hope for
It delivers the same old jive

It doesn't care if you sing her your purest tune
or poke her name in your new tattoo
We're all in the same damned shoes
If you're a man who's loved a woman
You've got a birthright to the blues

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 © 2011 Bruce Kula and Colin Ward