Ah, I? m a mean, mean woman
And I don? t mean no one man, no good, no.
I? m a mean, mean woman,
I don? t mean no one man, no good.
I just treats? em like I wants to
I never treats? em, honey like I should.
Oh, Lord, I once had a daddy,
He said he? d give me everything in sight.
Once had a daddy,
Said he? d give me everything in sight.
Yes, he did
So I said, ? Honey, I want the sunshine,
you take the stars out of the night.
Come on and give? em to me, babe, ? cause I want? em right now.?
I ain? t the kind of woman
Who? d make your life a bed of ease, ha ha ha ha!
No, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no.
I? m not the kind of woman, no,
To make your life a bed of ease.
Yeah, but if you, if you just wanna go out drinkin? , honey,
Won? t you invite me along please.
Oh, I? ll be so good to ya babe, yeah!
Whoa, go on!
I guess I? m just like a turtle
That? s hidin? underneath its horny shell.
Whoa, whoa, oh yeah, like a turtle
Hidin? underneath its horny shell.
But you know I? m very well protected?
I know this goddamn life too well.
Oh! Now call me mean, you can call me evil, yeah, yeah,
I? ve been called much of some things around,
Honey, don? t ya know I have!
Whoa, call me mean or call me evil
I? ve been called much of some things, all things around,
Yeah, but I? m gonna take good care of Janis, yeah,
Honey, ain? t no one gonna dog me down.