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Sadie, song lyrics

Song: Sadie
Lyrics: Sandee Swantek

Music: Sandee Swantek
Year: 1982
Genre: Fold
Country: USA


(CHORUS:)
Sadie, Sadie, what you gonna do when
    the rent's too high?
Sadie, Sadie, what you gonna do when
    the rent's too high?

Try to pay it the best I can,
Eat a little more food from the can,
If that don't work then what'll I do?
A little less food each week will do.
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(CHORUS)

Tell the boss I need a raise,
Tell the boss I'll work extra days;
If that don't work then what'll I do?
Clean houses on Saturdays, that's what I'll do.

(CHORUS)
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Tell the landlord I can't pay,
Tell the landlord to go away;
Call my neighbors, what'll I do?
We'll strike together when the rent is due.

(CHORUS)


Notes:

1 - Sandee Swantek, a mandolin player, lived in Detroit, Palmer Park at the time.