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You were lookin at your mother
So you went and told your father
Daddy dont say nothin hes got plenty in his past
Changed your way of thinkin
So you started drinkin
And you got arrested for drivin blind

Take the rap, take the rap
Its gonna break your back, its a fact, take the rap

It was lined up on the mirror
And you just started shavin
Didnt know what you were smokin
Cigarette came from a friend
Judge said youre delinquent
You dont want to think it
So you put your head down, started servin time

Take the rap, take the rap
Its gonna break your back, take the rap

Tried to talkbut I got nothin to prove--why you want to?
Tried to run they took away my shoes--why you want to?
Why you want me to take the rap?

Take the rap, take the rap
Its gonna break your back, take the rap

Well your damned if iron barsll
Keep you rottin in a prison
Hell is lookin better cause youll
Never get to heaven
See your chance and take it
Sure youre gonna make it
Youre prepared to take it cause youre never gonna...

Take the rap, take the rap
Its gonna break your back, its a fact, take the rap

(written by nazareth)
Copyright 1982 fool circle music limited
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