10.
HALLELUJAH, I'M A BUM

"Oh, why don't you work
Like other men do?"
"How the hell can I work 
When there's no work to do?"

CHORUS:
Hallelujah, I'm a bum;
Hallelujah, bum again.
Hallelujah, give us a handout
To revive us again.

Oh, I love my boss,
He's a good friend of mine.
That's why I'm starving
Out on the bread-line.

CHORUS:

A lady came out
When I knocked at the door,
"You'll get nothing here
"Cause I've seen you before."

CHORUS:

I called at home,
And I asked for some bread.
A lady came out, says,
"The baker is dead." 

CHORUS:

"Oh, why don't you pray,
For your daily bread?"
"If that's all I did,
I'd be mighty soon dead."

CHORUS:

"Oh, why don't you save
All the money you earn"
"If I didn't eat
I'd have money to burn."

CHORUS:

SOUP SONG
( Tune: My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean)

I'm spending my nights at the flop-
  house,
I'm spending my days on the street;
I'm looking for work but I find none,
I wish I had something to eat!
                        (cont.)

CHORUS:
Soup, soup
They give me a bowl of
Soup.
Soup, soup,
They give me a bowl of soup.

I spent twenty long years in the
  fact'ry,
I did everything I was told;
They said I was loyal and faithful;
Now, even before I get old:

CHORUS:

I saved 15 bucks with my banker
To buy a car and a yacht;
I went down to draw out my fortune
And this is the answer I got:

CHORUS:

I fought in the war for my country;
I went out to bleed and to die.
I thought that my country would help
  me,
But this was my country's reply

CHORUS:
 

DUMP THE BOSSES OFF YOUR BACK

Are you poor, forlorn and hungry?
Are there lots of things you lack?
Is your life made up of misery?
Then dump the bosses off your back.

Are your clothes all patched and .
  tattered? 
Are you living in a shack?
Would you like your troubles scattered?
Then dump the bosses off your back.

Are you almost split asunder?
Loaded like a long-eared jack?
Boob, - why don't you buck like
  thunder? 
And dump the bosses off your back.

All the agonies you suffer,
You can end with one good whack!
Stiffen up, you orn'ry duffer, --
And dump the bosses off your back.


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