It Works for Me

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Toby Keith

Toby Keith Covel (born July 8, 1961), best known as Toby Keith, is an American country music singer-songwriter, record producer and actor. Keith released his first four studio albums—1993's Toby Keith, 1994's Boomtown, 1996's Blue Moon and 1997's Dream Walkin', plus a Greatest Hits package for va… more »

Never owned a brand new car 
 Never worked in a white collar 
 Never held a woman longer 
Than I held one single dollar 
I never went out chasin' rainbows 
'Cause there can't be that much to it 
Even if I found my pot of gold 
I know I'd piss right through it 

I can't remember ever wanting 
For one second of my life 
Even if I did it cost too much 
To ever pay the price 
I don't dance out on the dark side 
ain't no secrets I have to tell 
So you don't have to say a prayer for me 
I just said one for myself 

I'm livin' my life 
 Under my terms 
I'm callin' the shots 
As far as I can see 
I don't owe nobody nothin' 
I don't answer to a soul 
 Might not work for you 
But it works for me 

I've been bent and bruised and broken 
And flat busted once or twice 
I brought most of it upon myself 
But I never compromised 

My pride's too hard to swallow 
So I've chewed a lot of it 
Mild-mannered and soft-hearted 
And hard-headed as you get 

I live out on the backroads 
 Where I walk my country mile 
And if it's so good in the city 
Why don't anybody smile? 

The traffic's always heavy 
And the air ain't fit to breathe 
I ain't saying that it?s wrong for you 
It just don't make sense to me 


Written by: Scott Emerick, Toby Keith

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