Feel Alright

I was born my papa’s son
A wanderin’ eye and a smokin’ gun
Now some of you would live through me
Lock me up and throw away the key
Or just find a place to hide away
Hope that I’ll just go away

I feel alright – I feel alright tonight

I’ll bring you precious contraband
And ancient tales from distant lands
Of conquerors and concubines and
Conjurers from darker times
Betrayal and conspiracy
Sacrilege and heresy

I feel alright – I feel alright tonight

I got every thing you wont or need
Your darkest fear, your fondest dream
I ask you questions, tell you lies
Criticize and sympathize
Be careful what you wish for friend
Because I’ve been to hell and now I’m back again

I feel alright – I feel alright tonight

Steve Earle
The Wire: …and all the pieces matter
Release: 2008
Lyrics: Steve Earle
Music: Steve Earle

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