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Do Yourself A Favor
Original track titled "If You See Me" was recorded on December 4, 1975 with Prince on guitar only, released by 94 East on Minneapolis Genius collection (February 12, 1986). Prince re-recorded the song circa 1982 with his vox. Written by Pepé Willie with some additional lyrics by Prince on 1982 version.

 
If U see me walkin' down the street 1 day
Don't say nothin' 2 me
No no, nothin'
Cuz U did me wrong when I was doing bad
So bad, I didn't even think I was gonna make it
Now I'm alone, feelin' free
Freer than the butterfly flyin' high now, yeah yeah, baby
I don't claim no riches or any miracles
But I'm doin' better on my own

So if U see me, walk on by, babe
Don't say nothin', walk on by now
Do urself a favor, walk on by, yeah
Ooh, don't say nothin', walk on by, yeah...
Oh yeah
Oh yeah

U didn't even try 2 understand just where I was comin' from
No no, baby
Instead of understanding
U gave me ur demandings and I couldn't stand it
Uh-uh, baby
Now it's much 2 late and there's no time 4 me 2 try, not anymore
Uh-uh, baby
Mm, listen...
Say I don't feel no pain, it doesn't hurt inside
And I'm doin' better on my own, whoa

So if U see me, walk on by, babe
Don't say nothin', walk on by now
Do urself a favor, mm, walk on by, babe
Don't say nothin', walk on by, yeah...
Yeah
Yeah

Innuendo
Now it's much 2 late and there's no time 4 me 2 try, not anymore
Uh-uh, baby
I don't feel no pain, it doesn't hurt inside
And I'm doin' better on my own

So looka here, baby!
If U see me, walk on by now, mm
Don't say nothin', ooh, walk on by now
Just do urself a favor, yeah, walk on by girl, mm
Don't say nothin', walk on by, yeah...

Looka here, don't... try 2 talk 2 me now, baby
I'm doin' OK, yeah
I'm makin' it on my own, baby, looka here
(Do urself a favor)
And U know... honey, U know I ain't rich or nothin'
I ain't claimin' no miracles, but ah...
(Do urself a favor)
I'm a bachelor now, baby, U know what I'm sayin'? Whoo!
(Do urself a favor)
Just do urself a favor, baby, just walk on down the street, uh
(Do urself a favor)
I ain't got a damn thing 2 say 2 U now, baby, look out! Whoo!
(Do urself a favor)
When we was 2gether, did U try 2 understand me? No! Uh
(Do urself a favor)
So just do urself a favor and get the hell down the road
(Do urself a favor)
Mmmm
(Do urself a favor)

2 sexy
Yes, mmmm
Somebody call up the Colonel, I hear some chicken scratchin'
Good God, yes
2 sexy
Somebody else fall n, I don't care who it is
Just come on, keep it goin', come on
Uh, yes
U like that?
Then come here, sit down
Let me talk 2 U
U hear that?
That's a 50 dollar bill
When's the last time U seen 1 of them?
That's what I thought
Let me tell U somethin'
When me and U used 2 b, me and U used 2 b 2gether
I didn't have no money n my pocket
That's all different now, that's all different
Now U wanna play, now U wanna play crazy
U're not crazy, U're no crazier than I
Don't play, don't act like that
U didn't try 2 understand where I was comin' from back then
Why U tryin' 2 now?
Cuz U know I got that money, that's why
Uh-huh, yeah
Sit down, don't talk, come here, sit down!

I'll kick ur ass
What, U think U bad now? I'll kick ur ass
Come here, good God
Mmmmmm
Lord yes
Somebody call up the Colonel, I hear some chicken scratchin'
Pow!

If U see me walkin' down the street 1 day, baby
Don't say nothin'
U used 2 do me wrong, baby
That's back when I was doin' bad
But now baby, now baby, I got more money than I ever had
Oh Lord, yes yes
Do urself a favor, baby
Take it on down the road
Let that sidewalk hit U where the dog should've bit U, yes baby
Oh Lord
Oh Lord
Uh

I'll kick ur ass
Don't U play crazy with me, I'm... U... not crazy, I'm crazy
I'm the 1 that's crazy
U're not crazy
Come here
Don't U walk away from me
I don't care what I told U, come back here
U hear me talkin' 2 U, baby? Come here


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