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Paying The Cost To Be The Boss Lyrics

from King of the Blues

"Paying The Cost To Be The Boss" is track #2 on the album King of the Blues. It was written by Hawkins, Roy / Darnell, Rick R..
"Paying The Cost To Be The Boss" is track #2 on the album King of the Blues. It was written by Hawkins, Roy / Darnell, Rick R..

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You act like you don't wanna listen
When I'm talkin' to you
You think you outta do baby
Anything you wanna do

You must be crazy, baby
You just gotta be out of your mind
As long as I'm payin' the bill, woman
I'm payin' the cost to be the boss

I'll drink if I wanna
And play a little poker too
Don't you say nothing to me
As long as I'm takin' care of you

As long as I'm workin', baby
And payin' all the bills
I don't want no mouth from you
About the way I'm supposed to live

You must be crazy, woman
Just gotta be out of your mind
As long as I'm footin' the bill
I'm paying the cost to be the boss

Now that you've got me
You act like you're a shame
You don't act like my woman
You're just usin' my name

I tell you I'm gonna handle all the money
And I don't wanna no back talk
'Cause if you don't like the way I'm doin'
Just pick up your things and walk

You gotta be crazy, baby
Oh, you must be out of your mind
As long as I'm payin' the bill
I'm payin' the cost to be the boss

Songwriters
HAWKINS, ROY / DARNELL, RICK R.

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