add artists photo
Jamey Johnson
Add Explanation
Add Meaning
Jamey Johnson

Poor Man Blues lyrics

$album_name
$date_release
$writer_name
New! Read & write lyrics explanations
  • Highlight lyrics and explain them to earn Karma points.
Jamey Johnson – Poor Man Blues lyrics

A rich mans got his picture on the cover of a magazine
Lives a pampered life with his trophy wife
And his long black limousines
He's got all the money in the whole wide world and toys he'll never use

But he don't know a damn thing bout when a poor man gets the blues

Rich man thinks his shoes are made to walk wherever he wants
From the top of all them high rise buildings to the
Bottom of the honkytonks
He'll step on everything in between but he won't a mile in my shoes

And he don't know a damn thing bout when a poor man gets the blues

He thinks his money rules the world and he don't give a damn
Bout a low class, backwoods, country boy from deep south Alabama
He uses folks like me just to keep his sorry ass amused
Well son you better watch your back when the poor man gets the blues

Rich man waltzed right into her life and swept her off her feet
For all his fame and his fortune
Lord knows I couldn't compete
When he took her love away from me I had nothing left to lose
But I told that rich man just what happens
When a poor man gets the blues

He thinks his money rules the world and he don't give a damn
Bout a low class, backwoods, country boy from deep south Alabama
He uses folks like me just to keep his sorry ass amused
Well son you better watch your back when the poor man gets the blues



Lyrics taken from http://www.lyricsmode.com/lyrics/j/jamey_johnson/poor_man_blues.html

Report

Please input the reason why these lyrics are bad:

songmeanings

      Write about your feelings and thoughts

      Know what this song is about? Does it mean anything special hidden between the lines to you? Share your meaning with community, make it interesting and valuable. Make sure you've read our simple tips.
      U
      Min 50 words
      Not bad
      Good
      Awesome!
      Explain

      Write an explanation

      Your explanation
      Add image by pasting the URLBoldItalicLink
      20 words
      Good
      Cool
      Awesome!
      Explanation guidelines:
      • Describe what artist is trying to say in a certain line, whether it's personal feelings, strong statement or something else.
      • Provide song facts, names, places and other worthy info that may give readers a perfect insight on the song's meaning.
      • Add links, pictures and videos to make your explanation more appealing. Provide quotes to support the facts you mention.
      Before you get started, be sure to check out these explanations created by our users: good, very good, great.
      ×