Words & Music: Jake ThackrayClick here to download guitar tab"On Friday night I draws my pay.I dress to kill and goes aloneTo Dirty Dick's, to drink my fillAnd go upstairs with Greasy Joan."At Dirty Dicks we used to fear him.He drank hard and he drank strong.But we often used to hear himSing his grim song:"My heart is hard, my heart is blackBut there's no doubt one's heart's one's own.And if I could I'd tear it outAnd give it to my Greasy Joan."One-eyed Isaac was this devil's name.He was cruel he was wild.But with Greasy Joan of ill fameHe was a child."Oh, I have killed and I have robbed,My jaws are red, my knife is bright.But when I take my girl to bed,My golden girl, my heart is light."But he didn't know these women.Though she loved him, yet we knewShe had, poor girl, to earn her living.How could she be true?"I have no friends, I have no kin.All I possess is blood and bone.But I have found some happiness,A kind of love with Greasy Joan."One Friday night he came to woo herAnd she was with a customer.How could she afford to lose herBread and butter?He killed them both, he killed them both.But there's no doubt one's heart's one's own.And as for his, he tore it outTo give it to his Greasy Joan.His heart was black, his heart was hard,But there's no doubt one's heart's one's own.And when he'd killed, he tore his outTo give it to his Greasy Joan.
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