Don't Start Me on the Liquor

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Violent Femmes are an American alternative rock band from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, initially active between 1980 and 1987, 1988 to 2009, and again in 2013. The band performed as a trio, including: singer, guitarist and songwriter Gordon Gano, bassist Brian Ritchie, and three drummers, Victor DeLorenzo (1980–1993 and 2002–2009), Guy Hoffman (1993–2002), and Brian Viglione (2013-present). more »


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1994
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Don't start me on the liquor
I'll drink it all down straight
I'll make a toast to love
But I drink the most

When I got somebody to hate
I'm an old man
I got an old man's pain
Will the morning

Will the morning ever come again
Well, I'm likin' lickin' a lotta liquor
I'm drivin' down the drink
I'll take a toast to life

But I drink the most
When my devil start to think
I'm an old man
I got an old man's pain

Will the morning
Will the morning ever come again
Oh, I could drink, drink, drink
So I can't think, think, think

I got a hope or a home
In this life I'm all alone
On this long cold lonely night of fright
Followed by a lonely day 

'Til there's nothing left I can say
Except I didn't know I was sick
And so I got sicker
He's a low down lying

Peckerwood cotton picker
Don't start me on the liquor 
I got nothing more to say
I had a little money

But it all flown away
And I said oh man
Oh, ain't that a shame
Oh, I keep manin', I keep manin'

Like I got an old man's pain
Don't 
Don't start
Don't start me

Don't start me on
Don't start me on the
Don't start me on the liquor.

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Written by: GORDON GANO

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