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Millie Pertuis

from Willows Motel by Jason Paul Johnston

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Millie Pertuis (5:09) © 2006 Jason Paul Johnston
Millie Pertuis, my days are off or mostly hit and miss
But you give a little kiss - a small embrace to help me get through it
Millie Pertuis... Millie Pertuis...

Millie Pertuis, I am so broken over this
But you give a little fix - a daily lift to help me out a bit
Millie Pertuis, Millie Pertuis....

I just can't face the day without you paving my way
I can't sleep through the night unless you tuck me in tight
I think it's all in my head, but that's better left
Unsaid like your name cause I'd rather be sane...

Am I a junky now? I start to shake the bottle near the end
Getting a little monkey now - beating my chest and dragging round my hands
Millie Pertuis... Millie Pertuis...

I am your flunky now? Singing soft insinuations
Don't mean to sulk here now - but what you give me doesn't pay the bills
Millie Pertuis... Millie Pertuis...

Name me what you like, I will not care cause I will not feel it
Maybe it's oversight, but what I feel is more than I'll admit

Millie Pertuis... Millie Pertuis...


from Willows Motel, released July 14, 2009


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Jason Paul Johnston Lexington, Kentucky

Jason is the son of a preacher from the Great White North (Canada) and a music teacher from Tennessee, giving his muse northern and southern winds. Jason released his first album "Willows Motel" in 2009. It was an americana inspired album of eleven originals and one old gospel tune. Jason is now working on a series of follow-up albums: 100 Stories Volumes 1-10 ... more

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