"Poor Boy" as written by and Steve Earle....
I was born on the other side of town
Everybody over here just put me down
I never thought about it much
Till the first time I saw you
Uh oh, what's a poor boy gonna do

It's bad enough to love you from afar
Me down here and you up where you are
If you hadn't given me that look
That's all it took it's true
Uh oh, what's a poor boy gonna do

Baby what's a poor boy got, not a heck of a lot
Just a heart that's true
One thing he sure don't need is
A heart that bleeds and these lovesick blues

I know a poor boy can't go far
Baby, maybe someday drive your car
And I can look in my rear view, into those eyes of blue
Uh oh what's a poor boy gonna do

Baby what's a poor boy got, not a heck of a lot
Just a heart that's true
One thing he sure don't need is
A heart that bleeds and these lovesick blues

I know a poor boy can't go far
Baby, maybe someday drive your car
And I can look in my rear view, into those eyes of blue
Uh oh what's a poor boy gonna do
Uh oh what's a poor boy gonna do


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"Poor Boy" as written by Steve Earle

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