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Back to the Blues

(2001)
TypeStudio Full-length
GenresBlues Rock
LabelsSanctuary Records
Album rating :  85 / 100
Votes :  2
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Back to the Blues Lyrics

(10)
Submitted by level Eagles
1. Enough of the Blues (4:47)
Somebody help me.
Lord, I'm in misery.
Somebody help me.
Lord, I'm in misery.
I had enough of the blues,
But the blues ain't had enough of me.

Had me a woman.
Oh Lord, I done her wrong.
Had me a woman.
Oh Lord, I done her wrong.
She got sick and tired of the cheatin',
And now she's up and gone.

That's why she left me,
Left me in misery.
That's why she left me,
Left me in misery.
Yes, she did.
I had enough of the blues,
But the blues ain't had enough of me.

Ah-ah-ah-ah-ah-ah-ah.
Ah-ah-ah-ah-ah-ah-ah.

Somebody help me.
Lord, I'm in misery.
Somebody help me.
Lord, I'm in misery.
Uh-uh.
Well, I had enough of the blues,
But the blues ain't had enough of me.
Oh, no.

Ah-ah-ah-ah-ah-ah-ah.
Ah-ah-ah-ah-ah-ah-ah.

Somebody help me.
Lord, I'm in misery.
Somebody's gotta help me.
Lord, I'm in misery.
Yes, I am.
I had enough of the blues,
But the blues ain't had enough of me.

I had enough of the blues,
But the blues ain't had enough of me.
Oh, no.
I had enough of the blues,
But the blues ain't had enough of me.

Ah-ah-ah-ah-ah-ah-ah.
Ah-ah-ah-ah-ah-ah-ah.
2. You Upset Me Baby (3:13)
That's right!

Yes, she's 36 bust,
28 in the waist,
44 on the hip.
She's got some crazy legs.

It upsets me baby.
Ooh, upsets me baby,
Yeah, I'm tellin' you
She's so fine,
Somethin' that you ought to see.

Well, she's not too tall,
Complexion is fair.
It knocks me out
The way she wears her hair.

You upsets me baby.
You upsets me baby.
Like beein' hit by a fallin' tree,
Woman what you do to me.

Well, I try to describe her.
It's hard to stop.
I better stop now
In case I got a weak heart.

You upsets me baby.
You upsets me baby.
Like beein' hit by a fallin' tree,
Woman what you do to me.
Yeah!

Yeah!

Try to describe her.
It's hard to stop.
I better stop now
In case I got a weak heart.

You upsets me baby.
You upsets me baby.
Like beein' hit by a fallin' tree,
Woman what you do to me.

It upsets me baby.
It upsets me baby.
It upsets me baby.
It upsets me baby.
Like beein' hit by a fallin' tree,
Woman what you do to me.
That's right.

Hoh!
3. Cold Black Night (4:18)
It was a cold black night,
And the rain was falling down.
It was a cold black night,
And the rain was falling down.
It was a cold black night,
The night that my baby left town.

It was the darkest day,
And the wind was howlin' through.
It was the darkest day,
And the wind came howlin' through.
It was the darkest day,
Day my baby said we're through.

Oh, come back baby,
Never did you no wrong.
Come back baby,
I never did you no wrong.
I've been sleeping in the ground
Ever since your love been gone.

It was a cold black night,
And the rain was falling down.
It was a cold black night,
And the rain was falling down.
It was a cold black night,
The night my baby left town.
Yeah.

It was the darkest day,
And the wind came howlin' through.
It was the darkest day,
And the wind came howlin' through.
It was the darkest day,
The day my baby said we're through.

It was a cold black night.
It was a cold black night.
It was a cold black night.
It was a cold black night.

It was a cold black night,
And the rain was falling down.
It was a cold black night,
And the rain was falling down.
It was a cold black night,
The night my baby left this town.
Yes.

It was a cold black night.
It was a cold black night.
It was a cold black night.
It was a cold black night.
It was a cold black night,
The night my baby left town.

It was a cold black night.
4. Stormy Monday (6:53)
Call it stormy Monday,
But Tuesday's just as bad.
Call it stormy Monday,
Tuesday's just as bad.
Wednesday is worse,
And Thursday's all so sad.

The eagle flies on Friday,
Saturday I go out to play.
Eagle flies on Friday,
Saturday I go out to play.
Sunday I go to church,
I get down on my knees and pray.

Lord have mercy,
Lord have mercy, mercy on me.
Lord have mercy,
Lord have mercy, mercy on me.
Oh, I'm crazy about my baby,
Please send her home to me.
Yeah, yeah.

Lord have mercy,
Lord have mercy, mercy on me.
Yeah, Lord have mercy,
Lord have mercy on me.
Well, I'm crazy about my baby,
Please, please send her home.

Call it stormy Monday.
5. I Ain't Got You (2:53)
I've got a Maserati GT.
I got snakeskin upholstery.
I've got a charge account at Goldblatt's,
But I ain't got you.

I've got a closet full of clothes,
But no matter where it goes,
It keeps a ring through my nose,
But I ain't got you.

Got a tavern,
A liquor store.
I play the numbers,
Yeah four-fourty-four.
I got a mojo,
Don't you know.
I'm all dressed up
With no place to go.

I got women to the left of me.
I got women to the right of me.
I got women all around me,
But I ain't got you.
No, I ain't got you.

I got women to the left of me.
I got women to the right of me.
I got women all around me,
But I ain't got you.
No, I ain't got you.
No, I ain't got you.
6. Picture of the Moon (7:14)
Picture of the moon
You gave to me that night.
The stars were out to play,
The moon was shining bright.
If only I had known
That it would end so soon.
I was left with a picture of the moon.

The sound of soft guitars
Beneath the spanish skies.
Across the candle lights
The sadness in your eyes.
If only I had known
That it would end so soon.
I was left with a picture of the moon.

Picture of the moon
You gave to me that night.
The stars were out to play,
The moon was shining bright.
However could I know
That it would end so soon?
I was left with a picture of the moon.
I was left with a picture of the moon.
All that's left is a picture of the moon.
7. Looking Back (2:19)
I was looking back to see
If she was looking back to see
If I was looking back at her.

I saw her walking down the street,
Though little does she look so sweet.
I followed her for half a mile,
I had to stop and talk a while.

I was looking back to see
If she was looking back to see
If I was looking back at her.

She had a yellow golden hair,
I'm gonna follow everywhere.
She had a wiggle when she walk,
I wanted her to stop and talk.

You know that I was looking back to see
If she was looking back to see
If I was looking back at her.
Yeah!

She had a yellow golden hair,
I'm gonna follow everywhere.
She had a wiggle when she walk, yeah,
I wanted her to stop and talk.

You know that I was looking back to see
If she was looking back to see
If I was looking back at her.

You know that I was looking back to see
If she was looking back to see
If I was looking back at her.

You know that I was looking back to see
If she was looking back to see
If I was looking back at her.
8. The Prophet (6:19)
Instrumental
9. How Many Lies (6:09)
How many more lies
You gonna have to tell?
How many more lies
You gonna have to tell?
Well, I've been watching what you're doin',
And I don't like what I see,
You're makin' a fool out of me.

How many more years
You gonna wreck my life?
How many more years
You gonna wreck my life?
Well, I've been checkin' on you baby,
With your cheating and your lies,
You're in for a big surprise.
Yeah!

How many more tears
Do I have to cry?
How many more tears
Do I have to cry?
When I'm old and I'm grey,
I just gonna walk away,
Try to make a fool out of me.

How many more times
You gonna treat me like you do?
How many more times
You gonna treat me like you do?
I've been watching what you're doin',
And I don't like what I see,
You're makin' a fool out of me.
Yeah!

How many more lies
You gonna have to tell?
How many more lies
You gonna have to tell?
Well, I've been checkin' on you baby,
And I don't like what I see.
All your lyin' and your cheatin',
Tryin' to make a fool of me.
Had enough of all your prayin',
Gonna show you to the door.
If I'm livin' when you're leavin',
I won't be a fool anymore.
No!

How many more lies?
How many more times?
How many more years?
How many more tears?

Hey-hey-hey!
Hey-hey-hey!
Hey-hey-hey!
Hey-hey-hey!
10. Drowning in Tears (9:20)
The woman I love doesn't want me.
I'm having to face my worst fears.
She's promised her heart to another.
Feel like I'm drowning in tears.

She is the one I have lived for.
I've waited for so many years.
Now she is leaving me lonely.
Feel like I'm drowning in tears.

I was the one who waited endlessly,
Sending you kisses from the stars.
I was the one who fought relentlessly,
Wishing you hadn't gone so far.

The woman I love doesn't want me.
I'm having to face my worst fears.
She's promised her heart to another.
Feel like I'm drowning in tears.

Feel like I'm drowning in tears.
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