Nobody Knows You When You're Down And Out

(Jimmy Cox)


Once, I lived the life of a millionaire
Spending my money, I didn't care
Always taking my friends out for a good time
Buying champagne, gin and wine

But just as soon as my dough got low
I couldn't find a friend, no place to go
If I ever get my hands on a dollar again
I'm gonna squeeze it and squeeze it til that eagle grins

Nobody knows you when you're down and out
In your pocket, not one penny
And your friends, well, you haven't any

Just as soon as you're on your feet again
Why, everybody is your long lost friend
It's mighty strange, without a doubt
But nobody wants you when you're down and out

Well, everyone becomes your long lost friend
Well I tell you, it's mighty strange
Without a doubt
But no one remembers
And nobody wants you
No, nobody wants your when you're down and out


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