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Broke and ain't got a dime (repeat)
Everybody get in hard luck sometime.

Standin' on Cairo Street one day (repeat)
One dime was all I had.

Mama, don't treat your daughter mean (repeat)
You're the meanest woman I have most ever seen.

Do you want your friend to be buried like Jesse James
Give me two big pistols (on the way?) and a passenger

One dime was all I had (repeat)
Tryin' to be a sportin' man.

I bought the mornin' news (repeat)
And I bought (sounds like seagull but I might guess)
Seagram's too.

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