My friend Jimmy works on the Union Pacific Line
Passed me a line about 9 AM
and since then I been feeling fine
Passed a fifth of Old Kentucky in his garage all day
using tattoos like old photo albums,
we reminisced the olden days
Jimmy put a cigarette where his front teeth used to be
got in his truck and pulled six beers
from underneath the seat
He said, "I gotta go to work or
the wife's gonna holler at me."
So I hopped in grabbed a beer and drank my way
to the beer hall down the street

Hey friend, when you gonna take me home?
'Cause I'm too drunk for driving and I think it's time to go
Scotch and cocaine, whiskey, beer, and gin
Heaven help me if I see the letters DUI again

When Jimmy dropped me off it was 3 in the PM
That Mississippi sun made the barroom look mighty dim
Me and three old timers all hunkered at the bar
Bought four shots of whiskey with money that
I squandered from a penny jar
Whiskey kept a flowing as the sun went down
coating my insides 8 ounces syrupy, sweet, and brown
Checking the door for the law or my wife
They know where to find me
I guess they ain't looking for me tonight

So now it's 3 AM and the cocaine's all but gone
If I can buy a bottle from the bar
then I can make it through till dawn
Double vision, double trouble if I get behind the wheel
'Cause my guts are rotten from too many prison meals

Lyrics submitted by MizunoPunk, edited by deathislogical

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