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This here's a story about Billy Joe and Bobbie Sue
Two young lovers with nothin' better to do
Than sit around the house, get high, and watch the tube
And here is what happened when they decided to cut loose

They headed down to, ooh, old El Paso
That's where they ran into a great big hassle
Billy Joe shot a man while robbing his castle
Bobbie Sue took the money and run

Go on take the money and run
Go on take the money and run
Go on take the money and run
Go on take the money and run

Billy Mack is a detective down in Texas
You know he knows just exactly what the facts is
He ain't gonna let those two escape justice
He makes his livin' off of the people's taxes

Bobbie Sue, whoa, whoa, she slipped away
Billy Joe caught up to her the very next day
They got the money, hey
You know they got away
They headed down south and they're still running today
Singin' go on take the money and run
Go on take the money and run
Go on take the money and run
Go on take the money and run
Go on take the money and run
Go on take the money and run
Go on take the money and run
Go on take the money and run



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    Eric3000Mar 22, 2011 at 3:01 pm
    This here's a story about Bobby Joe and Billy Sue. No, it's about Bobby Sue and Billy Joel. No, it's about Cletus and his wife, whatever her name is, from the Simpsons. No, it's about that Woody Allen movie -- what was it called? Oh yeah, "Take the Money and Run". "I have a gub."

    It's an irresponsible endorsement of unethical behavior. I'm referring of course to Billy Mack, who makes his living off of the people's taxes. How many hundreds of people embarked upon an immoral life after listening to this song? Probably hundreds.

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