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Bonnie Raitt
The Comin’ Round Is Going Through Lyrics

You got a way of running your mouth
You rant and rave, you left it all out
The thing about it is, little that you say is true
Why bother checkin’, the facts’ll be damned
It’s how you spin it, it’s part of the plan
I’m here to tell you that your sicken loan is coming due
Only so long you can keep this charade
Before they wake up and see they’ve been played
Too many people with their livin’ at stake
Ain’t gonna take it
The comin’ round is going through
The comin’ round is going through
You say it’s workin’, it’s tricklin’ down
Yeah, there’s a trick, ’cause the jobs ain’t around
From where you’re sittin’ tell me how you think you possibly know?
The way it feels to get turned away
Never enough, it’s day after day
Yank that by your bootstraps
‘Cause that’s the way it really goes
Only so long you can keep this charade
Before they wake up and see they’ve been played
Too many people with their livin’ at stake
Ain’t gonna take it
The comin’ round is going through
The comin’ round is going through
‘Cause when the money’s makin’ money, it comes down to a few
Got their hands on the throttle and nobody gets through
You can work all your life for a hand that will play
With one role of the dice, it gets swept away
Just look around, things are startin’ to slip
You’re outta control, and you’re losin’ your grip
No way to stop it, that river’s spillin’ over for good
We don’t have the answer, we know what it’s not
‘Cause the people will keep pushin’ ’til they get a shot
Your money’s no good there, we wouldn’t cash you a check if we could

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