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Artist:Chuck Berry  Album:Chuck  Writer:Chuck Berry  Composer:Chuck Berry  Release Year:2017-06-09  Number:UICO-1293

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A bunch of guys was in this barroom Most of them had been there half the day They'd been telling jokes and fairytales and lying Just to pass the time away Then suddenly someone cracked the barroom door and then pushed it open wide And this huge, tall, dark dude bowed his head and stepped inside I wonder where he's from some blonde asked; the wind must have blown him in But an old Dutchman offered him a drink. What will it be, whiskey, rum or gin? Sick him Fido, a redhead shouted. Show him his way back to the street. But the Great Dane just walked over and licked his hand and laid down at his feet. He said if you'll spare me that drink Dutchman, I promise I'll tell you how that I came to be the helpless sight that stands before you now. I used to be an artist, not one that sits and fiddle out on the curb, but in my day and time my music was considered superb. I wrote a song about a poor kid raised down in New Orleans. It didn't make the hall of fame but it bought us shrimp, rice, and beans. He kept at it until it made the big time

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