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Southside Johnny/Asbury Jukes – I've Been Working Too Hard lyrics

Now brothers and sisters gathered here today
I got something I want to share with you
Now let me warn you, it's a sad, sad story
But I swear every word is true

Now, money and me don't talk too much
We never got along too well
But when I got some in my pocket
I seem to have a lot more friends

I pay the landlord and the taxman
And it's time to go to work again

Can I get a witness? Can I get a witness?
I need somebody, let me hear you say
Yeah yeah, yeah yeah
Yeah yeah, yeah yeah, yeah yeah, yeah

I've been workin' too hard
I've been workin' too hard
I've been workin' too hard
I got to get just a little bit out of control

I've been workin' too hard
I've been workin' too hard
I've been workin' too hard
Gotta find somebody just to soothe my soul

I had a young girl back in Cleveland
My baby would not be true
It took me a while to realize
The evil that some girls do

I told her mother and father what I did
And they said, "What kind of work is that?"
Well, they said I just didn't never have the fear of God
They could tell by the way I laughed

Well, she ran off and married a preachers son
In a ragtop Cadillac

Can I get a witness? You know I need a witness
I need somebody, let me hear you say
Yeah yeah, yeah yeah
Yeah yeah, yeah yeah, yeah yeah, yeah

I've been workin' too hard
I've been workin' too hard
Lord, I've been workin' too hard
I got to get out [Incomprehensible] lose control

I've been workin' too hard
You know, I've been workin' too hard
Yeah, I've been workin' too hard
Gotta find somebody just to soothe my soul

Well, people, I've learned my lesson
And I've learned my lesson well
Some girls want your money
But your money is the Devil himself

But life can get confusing
Whether you're high, low, rich or poor
I swear when you get right down to it
There's only one thing that I know for sure

Before this night is over
I'll be in trouble and I'm lookin' for more, more, more

Can I get a witness? I got to find a witness
You know, I need somebody, let me hear you say
Yeah yeah, yeah yeah
Yeah yeah, yeah yeah, yeah yea, yeah

I've been workin' too hard
I've been workin' too hard
I've been workin' too hard
I need to get just a little bit out of control
Tonight my baby

I've been workin' too hard
I've been workin' too hard
I've been workin' too hard
[Incomprehensible]

I've been workin' too hard
I've been workin' too hard
I've been workin' too hard
Got to get out of control

I've been workin' too hard
I've been workin' too hard
I've been workin' too hard
[Incomprehensible]

I've been workin' too hard
I've been workin' too hard
I've been workin' too hard
I got to get just a little out of control

I've been workin' too hard
I've been workin' too hard



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