Poor Boy - Matchbox

Poor Boy

Matchbox

(Steve Bloomfield, MAGNET, 1979)

Broke and lonely in Kansas
My baby said goodbye
When I found her in New Orleans
I said, give me one more try
I'm not a poor boy (oh no)
I'm not a poor boy (oh no)
I'm not a poor boy (oh no)
No, I'm not a poor boy

All the time I had money
She was at my side
We can have those times again
Don't you run away or hide
I'm not a poor boy (oh no)
I'm not a poor boy (oh no)
I'm not a poor boy (oh no)
No, I'm not a poor boy

Wish I had a picture of that look on your face
When you saw me walking up to you in your place
Just when you were thinking I was forever gone
I came in from nowhere like a wind on a storm

Lady Luck has been so good
After all this time
I can buy you anything you want
It's all here on the line
I'm not a poor boy (oh no)
I'm not a poor boy (oh no)
I'm not a poor boy (oh no)
No, I'm not a poor boy, yeah!

If you don't believe me take a look at my car
People look at me like I was some movie star
In my brand new suit I knock the ladies all dead
What more can I do to make you shake up your head

Rich and famous in Kansas
Now I'll have to go
Why should I stay in New Orleans?
It don't matter anymore
I'm not a poor boy (oh no)
I'm not a poor boy (oh no)
I'm not a poor boy (oh no)
No, I'm not a poor boy

I'm not a poor boy
I'm not a poor boy
I'm not a poor boy

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