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Face down in the gutter won't admit defeat
Though his clothes are soiled and black,
He's a big strong man with a child's mind,
Don't you take his booze away! (hey!)

He's been at it for years drinking balls and beers
Hes a hero to most he meets
But inside he cries black swollen eyes this man he sheds no tears
Now his wife & kids sing a different tune
As they worry about their daddy dying
But this arrogant fool breaks every rule
It'll be nothing but pride that kills him

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Could he listen no he won't
That's all she wrote
He'll be dead before the daylight shines
Cause the thoughts and prayers of a million strong
Might keep this fool from dying

He's a legend in the bar with every scar
Fights a thousand bigger men,
Now he fights and looses got all the bruises
Will someone please step in?
This Irish fools got a great big heart
He keeps climbing back into the ring
In the low down circles where he holds his court
This man he once was king

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This one goes out to the Boston punks and skins... vary from CD

This one goes out to everyone at six fifty six Adams street...how you doing? fellas

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    UnregisteredMar 30, 2012 at 4:28 am
    On the original ep the shout out is:
    "this one goes out the boston punks and skins a rowdy bunch indeed
    This one goes out to everyone at six fifty six adams street how ya doing fellas! "

    The album version is the one with the ducky boys shout out
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    UnregisteredDec 3, 2011 at 12:50 am
    In the part where he says "this one goes out to" and then you can't tell what he says, one of the things is the ducky boys. A band from boston unless i'm mistaken

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