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Use It Or You Lose It

Notes

Ian Dittman from The Bellhops sent me this song 'cause he was going to use it for his side project band thingo, but as soon as I heard the lyric, I thought, "Oh, Oh, that's a Mississippi song if I ever heard one". The original version is a completely different groove, it's more like a Little Richard / Soul kinda thing, with a horn section, a different melody and 50% different works, and our version is a bit naughtier.

 

I Don't Know

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Track Listing

  1. We've All Got Our Cross To Bear
  2. I Don't Know What I'd Do Without You (But I Sure Would Like To Find Out)
  3. One Door Shuts, Another Door Slams
  4. Bad News Travels Fast (Good News Travel Slow)
  5. I Wish You The Best
  6. Even My Enemies Love Me
  7. Gotta Get Lucky Sometime
  8. Ring Of Fire
  9. How Can I Be Thirsty When I Had So Much To Drink Last Night
  10. I'm God's Gift To Women (just ask me I'll tell you so)
  11. Use It Or You Lose It
  12. So Long

 

 

 

Lyrics

Don't save yourself for that rainy day, a chance like this may never come you way
You better use it or you'll lose, its just a matter of time
Yoy better use it or you'll lose it, cause baby I've been using mine

Don't sit around watchin that clock tic-tock, you never can tell when that clock might stop

Don't yu' start thinkin' if it's right or wrong
You might as well start usin' what you're sittin' on

Well take the wrapping paper off and undo that bow,
Don't be shy let's get it goin' down below

I tell you one thing that is understood
You gotta get goin' while the goin' is good 

 

 

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