Elizabeth Butler

Elizabeth Butler

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Folk - Rock | Houston, Texas, United States
Total Song Plays: 395   
Member Since: 2013
   Last Login: over 30 days ago

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Song Description

This song tells the story of someone that, like many of us, has gotten over their head in credit card debt.

Story Behind the Song

A few years ago, my friend made a comment that her credit card statement was like the national debt. I thought that was funny, so I wrote a song about it.

Playlists this song is on:

Credit Card Blues

All my friends said I should get me one.
Told me I would have a world of fun.
So I filled the forms out and I sent them in.
Now I can't believe the world of trouble I'm in.

Credit card blues, I got the credit card blues.
Credit card blues, yeah, the credit card blues.
Let me tell you, brother, I'm in some kind of stew.
Got a serious case of the credit card blues.

I get warnings on the telephone,
Warnings in the mail.
They say if I don't pay my bills, they'll put me in jail.
Amy Grant has had her credit card since 1982.
She'd do me a favor if she'd take mine, too.
Interest rates, bonus points, subprime mortgage,
Student loans, lenders' fees, workplace shortage.
IRA, IRS, structured payments.
Overdue, overdrawn, I can't take this. (repeat)
(chorus X2)

Song Length
Blues - Country, Country - Americana
Tempo / Feel
Medium (111 - 130)
Lead Vocal
Female Vocal
Worried, Jovial

Subject Matter
Material Things
Similar Artists
Carrie Underwood, Trisha Yearwood
2000 and later

Lyric Credits Elizabeth Butler
Music Credits Elizabeth Butler
Producer Credits Elizabeth Butler, Troy Warren, Jr
Publisher Credits Running Home Records, LLC
Performance Credits Elizabeth Butler, Hamilton Loomis, Troy Warren, Jr, Kira Small, Torri Baker, The Menefee Family, Frank DeBretti
Label Credits Running Home Records, LLC