Five Short Minutes Lyrics - Jim Croce

Jim Croce I Got a Name cover art
Credits
publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
writers: James Croce
release date: 1973
genres: Rock Blues Folk, World, & Country
styles: Folk Rock/Country Rock/Pop Rock
length: 3:30
vocal: Jim Croce
composer: Jim Croce
lyricist: Jim Croce
Well, she was standing by my dressing room after the show
Asking for my autograph and asked if she could go
Back to my motel room. But the rest is just a tragic tale
Because five short minutes of lovin'
Done brought me twenty long years in jail

Well, like a fool in a hurry I took her to my room
She casted me in plaster while I sang her a tune
Then I said, "Ooh, ooee!" Sure was a tragic tale
Because five short minutes of lovin'
Done brought me twenty long years in jail

Well, then a judge and a jury sat me in a room
They say that robbin' the cradle is worse than robbin' the tomb
Then I said "Ooh, ooee!" Sure was a tragic tale
(Wasn't worth it, wasn't worth it!)
Because five short minutes of lovin'
Done brought me twenty long years in jail

And when I get out of this prison gonna be forty-five
I'll know I used to like to do it but I won't remember why
(Wasn't worth it, wasn't worth it!)
I'll say "Ooh, ooee! Sure was a tragic tale
Because five short minutes of lovin'
Done brought me twenty long years in jail

Because five short minutes of lovin'
Done brought me twenty long years in jail



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Tracklist
12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 I Got a Name
  • 2 Lover's Cross
  • 3 Five Short Minutes
  • 4 Age
  • 5 Workin' at the Car Wash Blues
  • 6 I'll Have to Say I Love You in a Song
  • 7 Salon and Saloon
  • 8 Thursday
  • 9 Top Hat Bar and Grille
  • 10 Recently
  • 11 The Hard Way Every Time