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Beggars and Kings

(Dan Steven)
2000
Dan Steven
Beggars and Kings

There was a man who only wore black and a yellow sombrero
Murdered his wife and boarded a flight to Rio de Janeiro
but the wind was so strong, he crashed along the borders of Spain
And the Parisian Vultures ate his bones for twenty-three days.

There is a blue elevator I ride at my working location
You’d maybe think from the start that I held a high-class vocation
But the truth is, I deliver food to hospital patients
So what’s your occupation, what’s your Occupation, what’s your occupation?
Occupation

Yeah, there are doctors and lawyers all roaming around its halls
and there are portraits of queens on its white-washed wallpapered walls
But as for me, I just mop a few floors and clean a few bathroom stalls
So what’s your occupation, what’s your occupation, what’s your occupation?
Beggars and Kings, the same fate overtakes us all.

Los Pauvres y’los raises, la mismo fortuna paratodas
Beggars and kings, the same fate overtakes us all.

Yeah, there was a man who only wore black and a yellow sombrero
Murdered his wife and boarded a flight to Rio de Janeiro
Yeah, but the wind was so strong, he crashed along the borders of Spain
And the Parisian Vultures ate his bones for twenty-three days.