(Mercedes)
And now, the six married murderesses
Of the Cook County Jail
In their rendition of
(Brittany)
Uh uh!
(Mercedes)
"The Cell Block Tango"

(Tina)
Pop!
(Sugar)
Six!
(Brittany)
Squish!
(Sugar)
Uh uh!
(Santana)
Cicero!
(Sugar)
Lipschitz!
(Tina)
Pop!
(Sugar)
Six!
(Brittany)
Squish!
(Sugar)
Uh uh!
(Santana)
Cicero!
(Sugar)
Lipschitz!
(Tina)
Pop!
(Sugar)
Six!
(Brittany)
Squish!
(Sugar)
Uh uh!
(Santana)
Cicero!
(Sugar)
Lipschitz!
(Tina)
Pop!
(Sugar)
Six!
(Brittany)
Squish!
(Sugar)
Uh uh!
(Santana)
Cicero!
(Sugar)
Lipschitz!

(Santana with Tina, Brittany & Sugar)
He had it coming, he had it coming
He only had himself to blame
If you'd have been there, if you'd have seen it
(Santana)
I betcha you would have done the same

(Tina)
Pop!
(Sugar)
Six!
(Brittany)
Squish!
(Sugar)
Uh uh!
(Santana)
Cicero!
(Sugar)
Lipschitz!
(Tina)
Pop!
(Sugar)
Six!
(Brittany)
Squish!
(Sugar)
Uh uh!
(Santana)
Cicero!
(Sugar)
Lipschitz!

(Tina)
You know how people have these little habits that get you down?
Like Bernie ....
Bernie, he likes to chew gum
No, not chew, pop!
So I came home this one day and I'm really irritated
And I'm looking for a little bit of sympathy
And there's Bernie lying on the couch
Drinking a beer and chewin'
No, not chewin', poppin'!
So I said to him, I said
"You pop that gum one more time"
Haiz... and he did
So I took the shotgun off the wall
And I fired two warning shots
Into his head

(Santana and Tina with Brittany & Sugar)
He had it coming, he had it coming
He only had himself to blame
If you'd have been there, if you'd have heard it
I betcha you would have done the same

(Sugar)
I met Ezekiel Young from Salt Lake City
About two years ago, and he told me he was single
And we hit it off right away
So, we started living together
He'd go to work, he'd come home, I'd fix him a drink and we'd have dinner
And then I found out
Single, he told me. Single my butt!
Not only was he married, oh no, he had six wives!
One of those Mormons, you know
So that night, when we came home from work
I fixed him his drink
As usual
You know, some guys just can't hold their arsenic

(Santana & Tina)
He had it coming, he had it coming
He took a flower in its prime
And then he used it and he abused it
It was a murder but not a crime

(Santana)
Now I'm standing in the kitchen
Carvin' up the chicken for dinner, mindin' my own business
In storms my husband Wilbur in a jealous rage
"You been doing the milkman" he says
He was crazy and he kept on screamin'
"You been doing the milkman"
Then he ran into my knife
He ran into my knife ten times

(Brittany & Sugar)
The dirty bum (Tina: Bum, bum, bum, bum)
The dirty bum (Tina: Bum, bum, bum, bum)

(Sugar)
They had it comin' (Tina: They had it comin')
(Santana)
They had it comin' (Sugar: They had it comin')
(Tina)
They had it coming all along (Santana: They had it comin' all along)
(Sugar)
'Cause if they used us (Santana: 'Cause if they used us)
(Tina)
And they abused us (Sugar: And they abused us)

(Santana, Sugar and Tina with Brittany)
How could they tell us that we were wrong?
Could you tell us that we were wrong?


Lyrics submitted by Abbie96

Cell Block Tango song meanings
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