Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out
by Jimmy Cox (1923)
C  E A7 / Dm A Dm /
F  F#- [C-B-Bb-A7] |
D  D7 G G7 (2x) (never resolves)
ending  D D7  G C A D7 G7 C

Once I lived the of a millionaire
Spending my money and I [idn't care
Taking my friends out for a mighty fine time
Drinking high priced liquor champagne and wine
Then I began to fall so low
I didn't have a friend and no place to go
If I ever get my hands on a dollar again
I'm gonna hold on to it till that eagle grins

Nobody knows you when you're down and out
In your pocket not one penny
and as for friends, you haven't any
But as soon as you get on your feet again
Everybody wants to be your long lost friend
It's mighty strange without a doubt
Nobody knows you when you're down and out

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