The Jazz Butcher Lyrics Girlfriend


Here I am, I'm just lying on the floor with you
We had to get drunk, it was the only thing we could do
Well, it's funny 'coz I thought that it could have turned out quite romantic
But it isn't like that, which is fine, 'coz it means I can stand it


My best friend's girlfriend... I've got a girlfriend
And you're somebody's girlfriend too
You know it only ever makes me down

Oh look, it's easy,
You come round my house, give me information, then you go home
Well, it sure beats talking all that foolish rubbish on the telephone
But I don't know about all the implications of all this,
I just feel so-so,
But it's a measure of a feeling that I can't identify
that I can let you go


Something's got a hold on my heart and it's making me down
You left me singing
"Don't sleep in the subway darling,
Don't standing in the pouring rain, Maureen."

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Live Stats

92 documented performances (click to explore)
1984 1 (JBC)
1985 10 (JBC)
1986 9 (JBC)
1987 10 (JBC)
1988 5 (JBC)
1989 2 (Pat Solo)
1990 7 (JBC)
1991 1 (JBC)
1992 7 (JBC)
1997 4 (JBC)
1998 1 (JBC)
1999 7 (JBC)
2000 13 (JBC)
2001 3 (JBC)
2002 3 (JBC)
2006 1 (Pat Solo)
2009 1 (JBC)
2012 2 (JBC)
2013 4 (JBC)
2014 1 (Pat Solo)


6 Recorded Live Performances
2013-06-17 The Cake Shop - New York, USA

Credit: Tom Peterson
2013-06-17 The Cake Shop - New York, USA

Credit: John Leon
2009-10-13 The Echo - Los Angeles, USA
1990-11-11 Paradise - Boston, USA

Credit: Brian Kelly
1999-09-13 Sy Klopps Studios - San Francisco, USA

Credit: David Whittemore
1997-09-17 Practice for Bob & Anne's Wedding - Seattle, USA

Credit: David Whittemore
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  • NEVER break these rules
    creclou[at] - creclou - California
    29Jun2016 4:01 PM (299 days 3 hours ago)
    I hate it when that happens...
  • Where are the real lyrics?
    djbuege[at] - BeeKeeper, Madison,WI
    31Dec2010 9:25 AM (6 years 116 days ago)
    I've listened to Girlfriend a billion or so times and these lyrics at best approximate Pat's words. What are the real words? I can hear "Wendell" and "Marnie" spoken at times.