I Shall Be Free

I Shall Be Free

Track by Bob Dylan



Well, I took me a woman late
last night I's three-fourths
drunk, she looked alright 'Til
started peelin' off her
onion-gook She took off her
wig, an' said, "How do I look?"
I was high-flyin' Bare-naked
Out the window  Well, sometimes
I might get drunk Walk like a
duck and smell like a skunk
Don't hurt me none, it don't
hurt my pride 'Cause I got my
little lady right by my side
She's-a tryin' to hide
Pretendin' she don't know me
I's out there paintin' on the
old woodshed When a can of
black paint it fell on my head
I went down to scrub and rub
But I had to sit in back of the
tub  Cost a quarter Half-price
Well, my telephone rang, it
would not stop It's President
Kennedy callin' me up He said,
"My friend, Bob, what do we
need to make the country grow?"
I said, "My friend, John,
Brigitte Bardot  Anita Ekberg
Sophia Loren." Country'll grow
Well, I got a woman four feet
short She yells and hollers and
screams and snorts She tickles
my nose pats me on the head
Rolls me over and kicks me
outta bed  She's a man-eater
Meat-grinder Bad loser  Oh,
there ain't no use in me
workin' all the time I got a
woman who works herself blind
Works up to her britches, up to
her neck Writes me letters and
sends me checks  She's a

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