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Speak Of The Devil

You say your man
Is the jealous kind
He knocked you down
And blacked your eye
He slept the day
And he drank the night
Lookin' for trouble
To start a fight

Speak of the devil, here he comes after you
I don't even believe in evil
But see that all hell's gonna break loose

You say your man
He leaves you cryin'
He spends your money
And he steals you blind
He turns away
All your friends
Then throws you out
When you pay the rent

Speak of the devil, here he comes after you
I don't even believe in evil
But see that all hell's gonna break loose

Speak of the devil
You say your man
He treats you mean
Texas temper
And bad scenes
He got a head
As hard as stone
And thinks you're cheatin'
If you ain't alone

Speak of the devil, here he comes after you
I don't even believe in evil
But see that all hell's gonna break loose