The Business

Lyrics: Robert Hunter
Music: Greg Anton

A Hunter/Anton song recorded by "The Mix"

Giving me the business, giving me the business
Giving me the business in my own back yard
Trying too late, or trying too hard
Cost your reputation on the boulevard
Playing your aces like a low hole card
Giving me the business in my own back yard
Remember what I told you, back in North Dakota
Half track, back stage, got to make the quota
Pass the salt and pepper, ketchup if you can
You're the kind of woman makes me glad to be a man
You're the kind of lover keep me on my guard
Giving me the business

Come over here baby, don't deny me no more
You're a little bit crazy, but you know the score
A little bit dangerous, like a railroad sign
Both lights blinking, but you're mine all mine
But I've been thinking just a little too hard
Give me the business in my own back yard
Remember what I told you, not so many years ago
Over in the doorway, underneath the miseltoe
A kiss is not a promise, just the interest on a smile
The only thing important is a certain sense of style
You've been playing just a little too hard
Giving me the business

Giving me the business, giving me the business
Giving me the business in my own back yard
Trying too late, or trying too hard
Cost your reputation on the boulevard
Playing your aces like a low hole card
Giving me the business in my own back yard
Giving me the treatment with a capital T
Never cost a fortune, does not come free
Looking like a million, a spash of cologne
You'd like to listen to the black snake moan
Shaking that rhythm till it come down hard
Giving me the business
Giving me the business
Giving me the business, giving me the business
Giving me the business, in my own back yard
Recordings
     Date Album Recorded By
     2004 American Spring The Mix
     2012 Run For The Roses Greg Anton et al (Rex Foundation)


 


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