"Jenny Says" as written by and Fred Leblanc....
I got no reason for the things I fear
The things that plague me when I see and hear
A dime's a nickel and a nickel's none
I'll throw myself into the Sunday sun
A summer Sunday when you went insane
You said you're going and I said I came
I'm throwing oranges in an apple cart
The ties that bind are tearing me apart

[Chorus]
Jenny says turn off the radio
Jenny says turn out the light
Jenny says turn off the video
You beat yourself up to bring yourself down
Let it go! Let it go! Let it go!
Let it go! Let it go! Let it go!
When the world is coming down on me I let it go!

I got no reason for the things I say
She turned toward me then she turned away
There's lot of forces in a modern world
That take a toll upon a modern girl
I got no reason for the things I fear
The things that plague me when I see and hear
I'll press my finger on an itchy trigger
What once was small right now is so much bigger

[Chorus]

I got no reason for the things I do
The dealer deals and then the dealer's screwed
You throw your cards upon a playing table
My name is Cain and I am now unable
I got no reason for the things I fear
The things that plague me when I see and hear
A dime's a nickel and a nickel's none
I'll throw myself into the Sunday sun

Jenny says turn off the radio
Jenny says turn out the light
Jenny says turn off the video
You beat yourself up because you LOVE it!
Let it go! Let it go! Let it go!
Let it go! Let it go! Let it go!
When the world is coming down on me I let it go!


Lyrics submitted by Demau Senae

"Jenny Says" as written by Fred Leblanc

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group

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    General CommentWell, since no one has a meaning to the song, I guess I will go first. The title has nothing to do with the meaning; rather the song is just about how hard life is if we choose to make it that way. Or let it be that way. 20 percent of life is what happens to you; the other 80 percent is how you deal with it.
    penguinjeffon June 10, 2003   Link
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    General CommentThank you penguinjeff , I just got enlightened to this song a short time ago and came here looking to see if I could find a reason here why this song is really growing on me. I don't know why, but was almost feeling like just quitting on life (not totally, just like, sigh) anyways, my friend i was IM'ing with at that time had thrown out this song as a possible karaoke pick. So I qued it up on my pc and looked up the lyrics and was just almost locked on the screen as i listened to the song and read the lyrics. I felt like I wasn't alone for a brief moment. I know it probably doesn't make sense, I'm not doing a good job of wording things properly. But I digress, the song just totally made me a bit happy. Because like I wrote before, I was feeling like crap on life and this song changed that for me. If at least for a moment. lol

    I also apologize for not being able to add a meaning to the song, but I'll need a bit more time to put my answer together for that. I'm sorry.
    Snowdog2112Robon January 21, 2008   Link
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    MemoryI first heard this song briefly on the show Daria, I've had a thing for it since then.
    Basically the general sound of the song has me intrigued, and I'm thinking penguinjeff's interpretation of it sounds reasonably right. I'm too tired to make my own however.
    Puxty1on August 14, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commentcowboy mouth is amazing live. although fred tends to talk a lot to get he crowd in to it, when they play, it's mindblowing.
    sarah3064on April 30, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI agree, there is NO better live show than Cowboy Mouth, especially a Cowboy Mouth show at Jazzfest in New Orleans, Louisiana where they got their start!
    Emo_ezraliteon May 26, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentdude great band i love them live although the bass lines are a little simple
    mushroom_man187on July 15, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI COULDNT REMEMBER THE NAME OF THIS SONG, THANK YOU SOOO MUCH WHOEVER POSTED THESE LYRICS!!!!!!
    Mayhem10on April 20, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General Commentit's def. jenny, not janie.
    sexyplexyon April 23, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI don't why, but I really like this song. It is not JANIE! Trust me. This song is addictive like no other.
    ripseyrooon April 25, 2003   Link
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    General CommentSnowdog2112Rob, you make total sense. :)

    This was the first Cowboy Mouth song a former friend introduced me to, and I loved it. I was hooked from the start. The song seems to be about letting go of your fears - even for a little while - and enjoying life.
    starsparkleron August 19, 2008   Link

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