Filipino Box Spring Hog

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Chords and lyrics for Filipino Box Spring Hog by Tom Waits

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I hung on to Mary’s stump, I danced with a soldier’s  
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glee
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With a rum soaked crook, And a big fat laugh, I spent my last d
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ollar on thee
 
I s
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aw Bill Bones, I gave him a yell, Kehoe spiked the  
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nog
 
With a c
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hain link fence, And a scrap iron jaw, C
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ookin up a Filipino
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Box
 
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okin up a Filipino  
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Box Spring hog, C
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ookin up a Filipino
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Box Spring hog
 
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pider rolled in from Hollister Burn on a one-eyed stolen  
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mare
 
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onned himself with chicken fat, Sawin on a jawbone violin t
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here
 
Kath
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leen was sittin down in little red recovery room in her criminal
 
underwear  
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bra, I was n
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aked to the waist with my fierce black hound
 
And I’m co
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okin up a Filipino  
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Box Spring Hog
 
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okin up a Filipino  
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Box Spring Hog, C
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ookin up a Filipino
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Box Spring Hog
 
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ig a big pit in a dirt alley road fill it with madrone and  
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bay
 
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inks like hell and the neighbors complain, Don’t give a hoot what they  
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say
 
Ya gotta slap th
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at hog, Roll ‘em over twice, Gotta baste it with a sweeping broom  
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You gotta  
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swat them flies, And chain up the dogs, C
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ookin up a Filipino
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Box Spring Hog
 
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okin up a Filipino  
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Box Spring Hog, C
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ookin up a Filipino
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Box Spring hog
 
Ra
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ttle snake piccata with grapes and figs, Old brown Betty with a y
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ellow 
 
wig
 
Ta
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in’t the mince meat filagree, And it ain’t the turkey neck  
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stew
 
And it  
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ain’t them bruleed okra seeds, Though she made them especial for  
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you
 
Wor
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se won a prize for her bottom black pie the beans got to thrown to the
 
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eseus Christ I can always make room, When they’re c
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ookin up a Filipino
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Box Spring Hog
 
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okin up a Filipino  
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Box Spring Hog, C
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ookin up a Filipino
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Box Spring Hog

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