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The lyrics to “Busted,” written by Harlan Howard, and made famous as performed by Johnny Cash: My bills are all due and the babies need shoes, But I’m Busted Cotton’s gone down to a quarter a pound And I’m Busted I got a cow that’s gone dry And a hen that won’t lay A big stack of bills Getting bigger each day The county’s gonna haul my belongings away, But I’m Busted So I called on my brother to ask for a loan ‘Cause I was Busted I hate to beg like a dog for a bone, But I’m Busted My brother said, “there’s not a thing I can do, My wife and my kids Are all down with the flu And I was just thinkin’ about callin’ on you, ‘Cause I’m Busted.” Continue Reading...