Nobody Knows You When Your Down and Out

by Jimmy Cox (1923)

 

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Once I lived the  
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of a mil
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lionaire
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Spending my  
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money and I  
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didn't 
 
care
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Taking my friends  
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out for a  
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mighty fine  
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time
 
Drinking  
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high priced liquor cham
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pagne and wine
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When I began  
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to fall  
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so 
 
low
 
I  
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didn't hava a  
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friend and  
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no place to go
 
If I  
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ever get my  
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hands on a  
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dollar 
 
ag
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ain
 
I'm gonna  
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hold on to it till that  
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eagle 
 
grins

 

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No
F#7 
body 
 
 
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knows you  
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when 
 
 
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your down  
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and 
 
out
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In your  
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pocket 
 
 
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not one  
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penny
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and as for friends, you  
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haven't 
 
any
 
But as  
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soon as you get  
F#7 
on your  
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feet 
 
again
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Everybody 
 
 
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wants to be your  
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long lost friend
 
It's  
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mighty strange  
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with
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out a  
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doubt
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Nobody knows you when your  
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down and out  
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No
F#7 
body 
 
 
B7 
knows you  
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when 
 
 
B7 
your down  
Em 
and 
 
out
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In your  
C#7 
pocket 
 
 
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not one  
B7 
penny
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and as for friends, you  
A7 
haven't 
 
any
 
But as  
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soon as you get  
F#7 
on your  
B7 
feet 
 
again
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Everybody 
 
 
B7 
wants to be your  
Em 
long lost friend
 
It's  
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mighty strange  
C#7 
with
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out a  
B7 
doubt
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Nobody knows you when your  
A7 
down and  
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out 
 
 
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I mean  
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when your  
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down and out  
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