· · I’ve always assumed the phrase “raised on robbery” meant “mister, I’m a wild and fun loving girl.” I think the phrase isn’t original with Joni, but I wouldn’t swear on that. Robbery might be Mitchell’s most up tempo number. Carey Get Out Your Cane from “Blue” rolls a little.
Along comes a lady in lacy sleeves. She says, let me sit down, you know drinking alone's a shame, it's a shame, it's a crying shame. Look at those jokers glued to that damn hockey game. Hey honey, you've got lots of cash. Bring us down a bottle and we'll have some laughs. Gin's what I'm drinking, I was raised on robbery.
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Raised On Robbery Joni Mitchell. 10 Comments; game Hey honey-you've got lots of cash Bring us round a bottle And we'll have some laughs Gin's what I'm drinking I was raised on robbery I'm a pretty good cook Sitting on my groceries Come up to my kitchen I'll show you my best recipe I try and I try but I can't save a cent I'm up after.
Piano Transcriptions of Raised On Robbery. by Dave Blackburn; Raised On Robbery has been recorded by 32 other artists. Aces & Eights (from "unreleased live recording" -) Adams, Bryan & Wynonna Judd (from "An All-Star Tribute to Joni Mitchell (TV Broadcast)" - ) Baker, Cheryl (from "Cheryl Sings Joni" - ).
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