add artist photo
Kate Campbell
Add Explanation
Add Meaning
Kate Campbell

Joe Louis' Furniture lyrics

$album_name
$date_release
$writer_name
New! Read & write lyrics explanations
  • Highlight lyrics and explain them to earn Karma points.
Kate Campbell – Joe Louis' Furniture lyrics

I've got a coffee table
Made of mahogany
With cigarette burns
And water rings
But that don't bother me

I bought it at an auction
Ten years ago
I put my feet up on it
And watch the fights on hbo

Float like a butterfly
Sting like a bee
I am the greatest
Said Muhammad Ali

Oh, but I've got Joe Louis'
Furniture in my den
Twelve years running world
Heavyweight champion
And in my book well
He's the best
There's ever been
And you can't take
That away from him

He came from Alabama
He didn't come from much
He fought his way up
To the top
Then lost his money
To the government

So here I sit
In his old chair
Something about this
Don't seem fair

Now I've worked hard
All my life
With nothing
To show for it
But a poor man's pride



Lyrics taken from http://www.lyricsmode.com/lyrics/k/kate_campbell/joe_louis_furniture.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.
      ×