Workin' at the Car Wash Blues

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Jim Croce

James Joseph "Jim" Croce (/ˈkroʊtʃi/; January 10, 1943 – September 20, 1973) was an American singer-songwriter. Between 1966 and 1973, Croce released five studio albums and 11 singles. His singles "Bad, Bad Leroy Brown" and "Time in a Bottle" were both number one hits on the Billboard Hot 100 … more »

Well, I had just got out from the county prison
Doin' ninety days for non support Tried to find me an executive position
But no matter how smooth I talked They wouldn't listen to the fact that I was a genius The man say, we got all that we can use
Now I got them steadily depressin', low down mind messin' Working at the car wash blues 
Well, I should be sittin' in an air conditioned office
In a swivel chair
Talkin' some trash to the secretaries Sayin', here, now mama, come on over here
Instead, I'm stuck here rubbin' these fenders with a rag
And walkin' home in soggy old shoes With them steadily depressin', low down mind messin'
Workin' at the car wash blues 
You know a man of my ability He should be smokin' on a big cigar But till I get myself straight I guess I'll just have to wait
In my rubber suit a rubbin' these cars

Well, all I can do is a shake my head
You might not believe that it's true
For workin' at this end of Niagara Falls
Is an undiscovered Howard Hughes So baby, don't expect to see me
With no double martini in any high brow society news
'Cause I got them steadily depressin', low down mind messin'
Workin' at the car wash blues 
So baby, don't expect to see me
With no double martini in any high brow society news
'Cause I got them steadily depressin', low down mind messin'
Workin' at the car wash blues Yeah I got them steadily depressin', low down mind messin'
Workin' at the car wash blues

Written by: JIM CROCE

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Workin' at the Car Wash Blues