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People sure act funny
When they get a little money
Yes, they do, y'all
Sure act funny when
They get a little money
Yes, they do, y'all

I knowed you when lived in a hut
You made your living
From the cane you cut
Now you're living on easy street
You passed me by and
You don't wanna speak

People sure do holler
When they get on to a dollar
Yes, they do, y'all
Sure do holler when
They get on to a dollar
Yes, they do, man

I knowed you when
You didn't have no shoes
Your whole family
Sang the lonely blues

Now you're grinning
Like a Cheshire cat
You're?, big and fat

People sure do squeal
When they get a dollar bill
Yes, they do, man
Sure do squeal when
They get a dollar bill
Yes, they do, y'all

I knowed you when
You were my kin
I stuck to you through
The thick and thin

You were the mother
Who put me out?
I'm here to tell you
Change and turn around

People sure act mean when
They get a mess of green
Yes, they do, man
Sure act mean when
They get a mess of green
Yes, they do, man

I knowed you when you
Didn't have a dime
We'd be together all the time
Now that you are big enough
You can't be found nowhere

People sure act funny
When they get a little money
Yes, they do, y'all
Sure act funny, man
When they get some money

I'm gonna get outta this town
And find me some money
What about you, man

Everybody sure act funny
When they get a little money...



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