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If I Lose, Let Me Lose SOURCE: Bob Pfeffer SOURCE'S SOURCE: Charlie Poole AIR: Battleship Maine, White House Blues TEXT: D I can't walk, neither can I talk G Just gettin' back from the state of old New York A7 D One morning before day Flossie, oh Flossie, now what is the matter Walked all the way from old Cincinatta One morning before day D CHORUS: If I lose, let me lose A7 D I don't care how much I lose D G If I lose a hundred dollars while I'm tryin' to win a dime A7 D For my baby, she needs money all the time The blood was a-runnin', and I was runnin' too Give my feet some exercise, I had nothing else to do One morning before day (CH) The peas was so greasy, the meat was so fat The boys was fightin' the Spaniards while I was fightin' gnats One morning before day (CH) See them girls settin' at the tank Ready to catch a freight train they call old Nancy Hanks One morning before day (CH) RPf
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