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Alison Krauss – 9 To 5 lyrics

I tumble out of bed and I stumble to the kitchen
Pour myself a cup of ambition
And yawn and stretch, trying to come to life
I jump in the shower and the blood starts pumping
Out on the streets the traffic starts jumping
With folks like me on the job from 9 to 5

Workin 9 to 5, what a way to make a livin
Barley gettin by, it's all takin and no givin
They just use your mind and they never give you credit
It's enough to drive you crazy if you let it

They let you dream just to watch'em shatter
You're just a step on the boss man's ladder
But you've got dreams he'll never take away
You're in the same boat with a lot of your friends
Waiting for the day your ship'll come in
The tide's gonna turn and it's all gonna roll you away

(repeat chours)

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