life is too short to refrain from eating jam out of the jar.
life is too short to refrain from eating jam out of the jar.
and life is too short to wait around for you to come home tonight.
life is too short,
too short to do that.

life is too short to leave the windows open all winter long.
life is too short to leave the windows open all winter long.
i'm gonna lock 'em up tight and eat jam out of the jar all night.
'cause life is too short to make toast,
or use spoons or napkins.

life is too short to spend the rest of it down here in tampa.
life is too short to spend the rest of it down here in tampa.
yeah, life is too short to let it go to waste like this,
but i never tasted jam before that tastes like this.
and life is too short to refrain from eating jam out of the jar.


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Jam Eater Blues song meanings
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    General CommentLife IS to short

    love the under lying messages of the song

    certainly one of his most well written and hard rocking songs
    mohawk1guyon November 30, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI've always wondered if this in someway fit into the alpha couple. just the whole thing about trying to get out of tampa, reminds me of alphonse mambo.
    warsaw_350125on October 08, 2009   Link
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    General CommentBeautiful in its simplicity, like most Mountain Goats...one of my favorites.
    ExoM7on June 10, 2010   Link
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    General CommentHeard this for the first time at last night's show. One of my new favorites.
    hygraedon December 04, 2012   Link

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