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Steve Key: Songs/Lyrics

Demon Java

(Steve Key)
April 29, 2013
David Goldfinger

 

 

The oldtimers told me when I first hit the scene

"Steve, the folk circuit will treat you fine,

but you gotta stay off that Evil Bean.

The aroma's gonna tempt you like a flower tempt a bee..."

Oh, it's hard to turn it down when churches give it to you free

 

Demon Java, how many lives have you ruined?

Demon Java, Demon Java, here's one man you just can't do in.

 

It starts with a little pick-me-up from your local corner store

When you crash, you'll piss your cash away on just one more

Next you'll do espresso, that's the way it always goes

Won't be long before you're packin' coffee up your nose

 

Demon Java, how many lives have you ruined?

Demon Java, Demon Java, I can smell that trouble brewin'

 

They ship in from Columbia, Zimbabwe and Brazil

They pack it deep in cocaine, so the dogs can't catch the smell

Don't let your mind be misled by reports from the FDA

America's on drugs, and Demon Java leads the way

 

Buddy of mind came home last night, his wife beat him half to death

All because he had that Demon Java on his breath

She threw his stuff out in the street, she said, "I'm gonna see your butt in court"

He didn't know his habit could be grounds for divorce

 

Demon Java, how many lives have you ruined?

Demon Java, Demon Java, here's one man you just can't do in.