Gil Scott-Heron Get Out of the Ghetto Blues cover

Get Out of the Ghetto Blues
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Released
Jul 29, 2014
Genre
Jazz

Get Out of the Ghetto Blues Lyrics

Song Meaning
Verse 1
I know you think you're cool
Lord if they bus your kids to school
I know you think you're cool
Just cause they bus your kids to school
But you ain't got a thing to lose
You just got the get out of the ghetto blues
I know you think you're cool
Verse 2
If you're gettin' two welfare checks
You done told me you think you're cool
Because you're gettin' two welfare checks
Verse 3
Yea but you got ten years to lose (if they catch you)
Just tryin' to fight that get out of the ghetto blues
If he don't catch you in the wash
Verse 4
Lord knows he'll catch you in the rinse
I know you think you're cool
Just cause you shooting that stuff in your arm
I seen you nodding
Verse 5
Cause you shoot that stuff in your arm
And it don't matter which pine box you choose
You got the get out of the ghetto blues

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