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Folk Is The New Black

Life Is Never Wrong

Janis Ian

Feast or famine, God or Mammon
Priest or shaman – opposites attract
Saints and sinners, losers, winners
Rank beginners – there's no going back
My old man was a dreamer
Dreamed his life away
Sometimes dreams are realler
than the roles we play
Daddy used to say --

You don't walk another man's path
You don't sing another man's song
You don't pay the whores of Babylon
The road is never straight
The way is always long,
but one thing I can say before I'm gone --
Life is never wrong

People used to laugh and say
"You never ought to make the truth your bride
"Marry money, fill your tummy
"Only junkies live to get that high"
My first love was Beauty
She tried so hard to please
Then she introduced me to the Beast
Knocked me to my knees

You don't walk another man's path
You don't sing another man's song
You don't pay the whores of Babylon
The road is never straight
The way is always long,
but one thing I can say before I'm gone --
Life is never wrong

Hold your head up high, no matter what the weight
Look life in the eye, don't hesitate
Life won't wait

You don't walk another man's path
You don't sing another man's song
You don't pay the whores of Babylon
The road is never straight
The way is always long,
but one thing I can say before I'm gone --
Life is never wrong

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