Lyric of the Week | Todd Snider > June 15

You know the number one symptom of heart disease? The number one symptom of heart disease is sudden death.TS1-web

There was a time when I was handsome
A time when I had money to burn
There was a time when where I landed
Was the least of my, the least of my concern

But it hurts to lean back in these handcuffs
Like nine kinds of shame turned to rage
As a younger man I might have put up a fight
But I feel like such a fool at my age.

Some of this trouble just finds me
No matter where I turn
So how do you know when it’s too late
How do you know when it’s too late
How do you know when it’s too late to learn

You know the number one symptom of heart disease?
The number one symptom of heart disease is sudden death.
It’s like time stands still forever until it starts shaking around on ya
Shaking around like some crazy old hooker on meth

And you know I can’t take no preaching
Not on Sunday or no other day
But I feel like I oughta be praying to something
But I have no idea what to say

Some of this trouble just finds me
Most of this trouble I earn
So how do you know when it’s too late
How do you know when it’s too late
How do you know when it’s too late to learn

I’ve learned nothing out here on this highway
But I have been passed by and I have passed by more than my share of cars
And I do remember my younger days
When I was so certain that driving even faster was gonna get me far

So there’s nothing left for me to learn here
Just this half full of half empty cup
Less than an ounce of possession, man, I could do that kinda time standing up

Some of this trouble just finds me
No matter where I turn
So how do you know when it’s too late
How do you know when it’s too late
How do you know when it’s too late to learn

“Greencastle Blues”
Written by Todd Snider

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