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99 YEARS (AND ONE DARK DAY) (Jesse Fuller) Jesse Fuller - 1958 THIS HERE IS A SONG ABOUT LIFE IN PRISON IT'S CALLED 99 YEARS AND ONE DARK DAY THE NINETY-NINE YEARS ARE THE YEARS YOU'RE IN THE PRISON AND THE ONE DARK DAY IS THE DAY YOU DIE AND IT'S TOO BAD FOR YOU...... I COMMITED A CRIME MANY YEARS AGO I SHOT MY WOMAN WITH A FORTY-FOUR SHE HAD ANOTHER MAN, WASN'T IN MY HEAD I'VE GOT NINETY-NINE YEARS AND ONE DARK DAY I'VE BEEN IN PRISON TWENTY YEARS OR MORE SHOT MY WOMAN WITH A FORTY-FOUR I'LL BE HERE UNTIL MY DYIN' DAY I'VE GOT NINETY-NINE YEARS AND ONE DARK DAY FOOD IS BAD AND THE BEDS ARE HARD I SPEND ALL DAY BREAKIN' ROCKS IN THE YARD WHERE THERE AIN'T NO CHANGE, GONNA STAY THAT WAY I'VE GOT NINETY-NINE YEARS AND ONE DARK DAY AIN'T NO SINGER THAT CAN SING A SONG TO CONVINCE THIS WARDEN THAT I AIN'T WRONG HIS MIND'S MADE UP--IT'S GONNA STAY THAT WAY I'VE GOT NINETY-NINE YEARS AND ONE DARK DAY NEVER LEARNED TO READ, NEVER LEARNED TO WRITE MY WHOLE LIFE HAS BEEN ONE BIG FIGHT I NEVER HEARD ABOUT THE RIGHTEOUS WAY I'VE GOT NINETY-NINE YEARS AND ONE DARK DAY (Contributed by - February 2007)

    


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