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I been balling a shiny black steel jack-hammer
Been chippin' up rocks for the great highway
Live five years if I take my time
Ballin' that jack and a drinkin' my wine

I been chippin' them rocks from dawn till doom
While my rider hide my bottle in the other room
Doctor say better stop ballin' that jack
If I live five years I gonna bust my back, yes I will

Easy wind cross the Bayou today
Cause there's a whole lotta women, mama
Out in red on the streets today
And the rivers keep a talkin'
But you never heard a word it said

Gotta find a woman be good to me
Won't hide my liquor try to serve me tea
Cause I'm a stone jack baller and my heart is true
And I'll give everything that I got to you, yes I will

Easy wind, going cross the Bayou today
There's a whole lotta women
Out on the streets in red today
And the rivers keep a talkin'
But you never heard a word it said

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Written by: ROBERT C. HUNTER

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