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Rodney Crowell – Stuff That Works lyrics

I've got an old blue shirt and it suits me just fine
I like the way it feels so I wear it all the time
I've got an old guitar that won't ever stay in tune
But I like the way it sounds in a dark and empty room
I've got an old pair of boots that fit my feet just right
I can work all day and go out and dance all night
I've got a new used car that runs just like a top
Yeah I get the feeling it ain't ever gonna stop
Stuff that works stuff that holds up
Is the kind of stuff you don't hang on the wall
Stuff that's real that stuff you feel
Is the stuff you always reach for when you fall

I've got a pretty good friend who's seen me at my worst
He don't care if I'm a blessing or a curse
But he always shows up when the chips are down
That's the kind of friend I like to be around
Stuff that works...
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There's a woman I love she's crazy and she paints like God
She's got a playground sense of justice she don't give odds
I've got a tattoo with her name right through my soul
And I think everything she touches turns to gold
Stuff that works...
Stuff that works...

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