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Sittin down by my window,
Honey, lookin out at the rain.
Oh, lord, lord, sittin down by my window,
Baby, lookin out at the rain.
Somethin came along, grabbed a hold of me, honey,
And it felt just like a ball and chain.
Honey, that's exactly what it felt like,
Honey, just dragging me down.

And I say, oh, whoa, whoa, now hon, tell me why,
Why does every single little tiny thing I hold on to go wrong ?
Yeah it goes wrong, yeah.
And I say, oh, whoa, whoa, now babe, tell me why,
Does every thing, every thing.
Hey, here you gone today, I wanted to love you,
I just wanted to hold you, I said, for so long,
Yeah! alright! hey!

Loves got a hold on me, baby,
Feels like a ball and chain.
Now, loves just draggin me down, baby,
Feels like a ball and chain.
I hope there's someone out there who could tell me
Why the man I love wanna leave me in so much pain.
Yeah, maybe, maybe you could help me, come on, help me!

And I say, oh, whoa, whoa, now hon, tell me why,
Now tell me, tell me, tell me, tell me, tell me, tell me why, yeah.
And I say, oh, whoa, whoa, whoa, when I ask you,
When I need to know why, cmon tell me why, hey hey hey,
Here youve gone today,
I wanted to love you and hold you
Till the day I die.
I said whoa, whoa, whoa!!

And I say oh, whoa, whoa, no honey
It aint fair, daddy it aint fair what you do,
I see what you're doin to me and you know it aint fair.
And I say oh, whoa whoa now baby
It aint fair, now, now, now, what you do
I said hon it aint fair what, hon it aint fair what you do.
Oh, here you gone today and all I ever wanted to do
Was to love you
Honey you can still hear me rock and roll the best,
Only it aint roll, no, no, no, no, no.

Sittin down by my window,
Lookin out at the rain.
Lord, lord, lord, sittin down by my window,
Lookin out at the rain, see the rain.
Somethin came along, grabbed a hold of me,
And it felt like a ball and chain.
Oh this can't be in vain
And Im gonna tell you one more time, yeah, yeah!

And I say oh, whoa whoa, now baby
This can't be, no this can't be in vain,
And I say no no no no no no no no, whoa,
And I say whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa
Now now now now now now now now now no no not in vain
Hey, hope there is someone that could tell me
Hon, tell me why love is like
Just like a ball
Just like a ball
Baaaaaaalllll
Oh daddy, daddy, daddy, daddy, daddy, daddy, daddy, daddy
And a chain.
Yeah.



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