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The line that you used in the sub-head seemed familiar and I realized I was thinking of Albert King's Born Under A Bad Sign ( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SeLddbrzsHk )

“If it wasn’t for bad luck, I wouldn’t have no luck at all”

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Oh crazy, I wonder if that’s what inspired the lyric in this song??

“If it wasn’t for disappointment, I wouldn’t have any appointments.”

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I would expect they're related -- perhaps directly or perhaps both picking up on some other common phrase. *shrug*

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May 28Liked by Chase Roper

One of my favorites on the album that I used to make everyone listen to when introducing them to TMBG. I've always loved the Snowman burning money and melting cartoon they use and have tied it to this song in my head, even if it isn't it's cannon to me. Both very capitalism is a dead end in and of itself feel. Been thinking of getting the snowman tattoo for a while.

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This is really a great song to recommend to someone who isn't versed in TMBG. Great selection! It's crazy that you mention the snowman tattoo aspiration because I have been wanted to get the same thing for years and just keep putting it off. You should absolutely get one and send a pic so I can see how it turned out!

Thanks for the great comment, Geoff 🎸🪗

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My version is, "If it wasn't for parasocial, I wouldn't have any social."

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I feel this

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