I see it on the street in people passing by everybody's got someplace to be and I'm not sure why
I don't care to see them try to hide their lies you see it's plain to me
I think it's deep inside
Everything is holding me from this truth and I find it's so rare to see people speak so honestly
But everyday I try I'm gonna try
Problems are apparently what makes me try on and on
And it's hard to see why the struggle around its what brings me down on and on
Endlessly everyday I try all these jobs
And these words are nothing without honesty
People say if they don't care then why should I care
I say I don't care then why should anyone care
So everyday I try to deal with these lies no more lies

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"Joe Lies (When the Cries)" as written by Merle Haggard Haggard

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    General CommentI love how they jacked that title from "Say Anything", I love that movie. That rules.
    csabo7on September 25, 2002   Link
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    General Commentfavorite song of all time
    IamTheEdon April 09, 2003   Link
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    General Commentwhat a song. it is the song that made the Bouncing Souls and you can see why
    anna_mcgrannaon March 29, 2005   Link
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    General CommentFrom their DVD, THIS is the song that finally gave the Souls some direction. They consider it in many ways their first "real" song. Before this they were a free-form funk/punk/rock band that just played at parties and shit.

    After they wrote this one, they knew they weren't the same 2-bit party band. This was something special.
    bad_fish4444on June 01, 2007   Link

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