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Careful Man Lyrics

from The 50th Anniversary Collection

"Careful Man" is track #35 on the album The 50th Anniversary Collection. It was written by Croce, James.
"Careful Man" is track #35 on the album The 50th Anniversary Collection. It was written by Croce, James.

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I don't gamble, I don't fight
I don't be hangin' in the bars at night
Yeah, I used to be a fighter
But now I am a wiser man

I don't drink much, I don't smoke
I don't be hardly mess around with no dope
Yeah, I used to be a problem
But now I am a careful man

But if you used to want to see a commotion
You shoulda seen the man that I used to be
I was trouble in perpetual motion
Trouble with a capital "T"

Stayin' out late, havin' fun
And shot off every single shot in my gun
Yeah, I used to be a lover
But now I'm an older man

But if you used to want to see a commotion
You shoulda seen the man that I used to be
I was trouble in perpetual motion
Trouble with a capital "T"

Stayin' out late, havin' fun
And shot off every single shot in my gun
Yeah, I used to be a terror
But now I am a tired man

Yeah, I used to be a terror
But now I am a tired man

Songwriters
Croce, James

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