A Night in the Life of a Blues Singer (Thin Lizzy)

From the 12 inch single "Nineteen" by Phil Lynott with bonus Thin Lizzy track Also appeared on the live Thin Lizzy album BBC Radio One Live In Concert 1983 A Night In The Life Of A Blues Singer (Lynott) In the old days I could sing the blues I had nothin' to live for And nothin' to lose And all the time I was paying my dues Like an old blues singer And I had no troubles then But I had lots of friends Friends they come and go And sometimes friendship ends All the time, I've had a friend on whom I depend So blues singer Oh... Oh mama, mama, mama, this is your boy Oh mama, mama, mama, mama, my soul's been destroyed Oh mama, mama, your pride and joy Is a blues singer An old blues singer And the party's over now Everybody's goin' home The band is packin' up And I'm on my own Oh, but I miss you now you're gone Mama, your boy's a blues singer Such an old blues singer Nothin, oh but nothin's changed Oh sometimes you win sometimes you lose I lost ya mama I lost ya mama In the old days I could sing the blues Had nothin' to live for And nothin' to lose But all the time You must chose I'm an old blues singer Oh...