Words & Music:
Jimmy Brown has a great solo guitar accompaniment arrangement of this in Guitar World.
They try to make me go to rehab; I say, "No, no, no!"
Yes, I've been black, but when I come back; you'll know, know, know.
I ain't got the time. And if my daddy thinks I'm fine,
C7 F7 C7
He's tried to make me go to rehab; I won't go, go, go.
Em Am F Ab
I'd rather be at home with Ray, I ain't got seventy days.
'Cause there's nothing, there's nothing you can teach me,
That I can't learn from Mr. Hathaway.
I didn't get a lot in class, but I know it don't come in a shot glass.
The man said, "Why do you think you here?" I said, "I got no idea."
I'm gonna, I'm gonna lose my baby. So, I always keep a bottle near.
He said I just think you're depressed. Yes me, yeah baby, and the rest.
I don't ever want to drink again. I just, ooh I just need a friend.
I'm not gonna spend ten weeks and have everyone think I've gone mad.
And it's not just my pride, it's just 'til these tears have dried.