Bye, Bye Baby

Words & Music:

Janis Joplin


Bye, bye-bye, baby, bye-bye.

I may be seeing you around

When I change my living standard, and I move uptown.

Bye-bye, baby, bye-bye.


So long, my honey, so long.

Too bad you had to drift away.

'Cause I could use some company
 right here on this road,

On this road I'm on today.



I get the feeling I could chase you clean on into fall

And wind up staying put off, put down strung out and stoned.

Honey, I ain't got time to wait on you or to fetch your soup & bone.

I got lots of things I've got to do.





I know that you got things to do and places to be.

I guess I'll have to find the thing & place for me.

I may wind up in the street or sleep beneath a tree.

Still, I guess you know, honey, I've gotta go.


Bye, bye-bye, baby, bye-bye.

I guess you know you're on your own.

It seems you just got lost somewhere out in the world

And you left me here to face it all alone.

You left me here to face it all alone.

You left me here to face it all alone.


Bye-bye, baby!  Baby, bye-bye!



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