It serve you right to suffer
Serve you right to be alone
Serve you right to suffer
Serve you right to be alone
Because you're still livin'
In days done past and gone
Every time you see a woman
She make you think of yours
Yeah, every time you see a woman
She make you think of yours
And that's why, that's why, that's why
You can't keep from cryin'
Your doctor put you on
Milk, cream and alcohol
Your doctor put you on
Milk, cream and alcohol
He told you that's why
You can't sleep at night
From nerves, so bad
Yeah

Every time you see a woman
She makes you think of yours
Every time you see a woman
She make you think of your own
She treated you so bad
You just couldn't keep from cryin'
Umm, mmm, mmm
Your life never be the same
Umm, umm, mmm
You're still livin' in the days
Done gone past and gone
And memories
Yeah-yeah
You can't live on
In that way
In the past
Them days
Is gone
Gone


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It Serves You Right to Suffer Lyrics as written by John Lee Hooker

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    General Commenti thought it was it serves ME right to suffer
    Ruton June 22, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentNope, definitely you.
    xiason June 17, 2008   Link
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    General Commentit IS me, and most of these lyrics are wrong anyway, you can tell just by listening to the song..
    romeeron March 14, 2010   Link
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    General CommentIf you have ever had the blues... you are familiar with speaking to yourself in the third person and explaining your circumstance and wrong doings in that perspective.

    ardocon August 25, 2010   Link

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