black sheep

baa baa baa
everybody look at me
i am the black sheep
of my family
i could have been more
i should have been more
i would have been more
if i bowed down to conventionality
but i’m the black sheep of my family

my teacher says i’m no good
born of bad seed
my doctor says he’ll cure me
with electro-therapy
my father says shape up
or it’s time for your ship to leave
but i’m the black sheep of my family

baa baa baa
everybody look at me
i am the black sheep
of my family
i could have been more
i should have been more
i would have been more
if i bowed down to conventionality
but i’m the black sheep of my family

say what you want to say
i hear what i want to hear
i’ll pretend i’m listening
as i drink another beer
and then i’m going to ask you to
pay my tab for me
‘cause i’m the black sheep of my family

baa baa baa
everybody look at me
i am the black sheep
of my family
i could have been more
i should have been more
i would have been more
if i bowed down to conventionality
but i’m the black sheep of my family


 


words and music by jake kelly
© 2006 jake kelly
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