Misdemeanor lyrics
Saturday, September 29, 2007

Never plead guilty to a misdemeanor
In Minnesota
You want to be sure to talk to a lawyer
There oughta be one you can gota
Minnesota it may be greener
The women are taller and the men are leaner
And it is the home of the Hormel wiener
But never plead guilty to a misdemeanor
If you are innocent.

There was a man whose name was Larry,
A pretty good man but he became very
Much an object of suspicion
When he reached under his partition.
He tapped his foot and he did not stop
He reached out and touched a cop.
He may have been looking for a good time
But they charged him with a crime.

Old Sweet Songs: A Prairie Home Companion 1974-1976

Old Sweet Songs

Lovingly selected from the earliest archives of A Prairie Home Companion, this heirloom collection represents the music from earliest years of the now legendary show: 1974–1976. With songs and tunes from jazz pianist Butch Thompson, mandolin maestro Peter Ostroushko, Dakota Dave Hull and the first house band, The Powdermilk Biscuit Band (Adam Granger, Bob Douglas and Mary DuShane).

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