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Piece Of Work
Written by: William A. Kimbrough
Performed by: Jimmy Buffett and Toby Keith

Originally from the Album: License to Chill (2004)
Additional Discography:
Live at Fenway Park (2005)

Live at Wrigley Field (DVD) (2006)
Live At Wrigley Field (CD) (2006)

Lyrics:
I'm a piece of work, I'm iron and lace
I'm shy, right up there in your face
I'm all dumbfounded, stubborn as an ass
Sharp as an arrow in a pile of glass
I'm a sweetheart, genius, restless jerk
Lord have mercy, I'm a piece of work

Well, the lord made me on a long thin limb
Made sure I'd remember him
Or her in the middle of a long, dark night
Creation crazy, death sheet white
Made in the image of a lion shocked lamb
I am who the hell I am
Ever better, bad to worse
Down to the letter I'm a piece of work

I’m a piece of work, I'm an angel's fiend
Bathed in lavender and gasoline
Scared brave, shallow in an ink black well
Lightly browned in the fires of hell
Wicked, holy, full on fake
Best known for my big mistake
I'm zen wise, peaceful, gone berserk
Good god amighty I'm a piece of work

I'm a dreadful sight and I just don't care
Spent all morning pulling out my hair
I woke at dawn with a crazy spin
Half the day trying to glue back in
Mother, bloody, mary, please
Wipe that smile right off your knees
I'm the ceo of the mailroom clerks
Lord have mercy, what a piece of work

I'm a piece of work, I'm a lovesick boy
Cloth cap, caviar and corduroy
All over the map, just a-lost in space
With a filthy mind and a choirboy's face
Heels up, head down, straight on through
Watch out, woman I'm-a get to you
I'm a gladiator with a mind to irk
Good god amighty I'm a piece of work
I'm a piece of work
I'm a piece of work
I'm a piece of work

Shows Played At:
09-21-2019: The Olympia – Dublin,
09-26-2018: La Cigale – Paris,
04-29-2018: New Orleans Jazz Festival – New Orleans, LA
04-26-2018: Saenger Theater – Hattiesburg, MS
10-21-2017: Mattress Firm Amphitheatre – San Diego, CA
09-22-2017: La Cigale – Paris,
04-14-2017: Byron Bay Bluesfest – Byron Bay,
10-15-2016: MGM Grand Garden Arena – Las Vegas, NV
10-13-2016: Red Rocks – Denver, CO
09-24-2016: La Cigale – Paris,
09-16-2016: Kaaboo Del Mar – Del Mar, CA
09-03-2016: Alpine Valley Music Theatre – East Troy, WI
09-01-2016: Century Link Center – Omaha, NE
08-27-2016: BB&T Pavilion – Camden, NJ
08-25-2016: Jones Beach Theater – Wantagh, NY
08-23-2016: First Niagara Pavilion – Burgettstown, PA
08-11-2016: House of Blues – Boston, MA
11-14-2015: Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort – Hollywood, FL
10-17-2015: MGM Grand Arena – Las Vegas, NV
10-25-2014: MGM Grand Garden Arena – Las Vegas, NV
04-26-2014: Cruzan Amphitheatre – West Palm Beach, FL
04-26-2014: Cruzan Amphitheatre – West Palm Beach, FL
04-24-2014: PNC Music Pavilion – Charlotte, NC
04-22-2014: Walnut Creek Amphitheater – Raleigh, NC
04-19-2014: MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre – Tampa, FL
12-05-2013: BOK Center – Tulsa, OK
12-03-2013: Xcel Energy Center – St. Paul, MN
10-24-2013: US Airways Cente – Phoenix, AZ
07-16-2013: Riverbend Music Center – Cincinnati, OH
07-13-2013: Farm Bureau Live – Virginia Beach, VA
02-07-2013: Veterans Memorial Arena – Jacksonville, FL
02-05-2013: Pensacola Bay Center – Pensacola, FL
02-02-2013: BB&T Center – Ft Lauderdale, FL
10-27-2012: MGM Grand – Las Vegas, NV
10-25-2012: Taco Bell Arena – Boise, ID
10-23-2012: Key Arena – Seattle, WA
10-20-2012: MGM Grand – Las Vegas, NV
10-18-2012: Fillmore Auditorium – San Francisco, CA
09-23-2012: Palais Theatre – Melbourne,
09-21-2012: Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens – Brisbane,
09-01-2012: Jiffy Lube Live – Bristow, VA
08-30-2012: Jones Beach Amphitheatre – Wantagh, NY
08-28-2012: Susquehanna Bank Center – Camden, NJ
08-25-2012: Alpine Valley Music Theatre – East Troy, WI
08-04-2012: Boardwalk Hall – Atlantic City, NJ
08-02-2012: Riverbend Music Center – Cincinnati, OH
07-31-2012: Klipsch Music Center – Noblesville, IN
07-28-2012: Comerica Park – Detroit, MI
06-30-2012: First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre – Tinley Park, IL
06-28-2012: First Niagara Pavilion – Burgettstown, PA
06-26-2012: Mohegan Sun – Uncasville, CT
06-23-2012: Comcast Center – Mansfield, MA
06-09-2012: Aaron’s Amphitheatre – Atlanta, GA
06-07-2012: Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre – Charlotte, NC
06-02-2012: Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion – Houston, TX
05-30-2012: Austin City Limits Theatre – Austin, TX
03-10-2012: Viejas Arena – San Diego, CA
03-03-2012: KFC! Yum Center – Louisville, KY
03-01-2012: Verizon Arena – North Little Rock, AR
02-28-2012: Leon County Civic Center – Tallahassee, FL
02-25-2012: Birmingham–Jefferson Convention Complex – Birmingham, AL
12-06-2010: Toyota Center – Houston, TX
12-04-2010: Hilton Austin – Austin, TX
10-23-2010: MGM Grand Garden Arena – Las Vegas, NV
09-04-2010: Nissan Pavillion – Bristow, VA
08-31-2010: Jones Beach Amphitheatre – Wantagh, NY
08-14-2010: Toyota Park – Bridgeview, IL
08-10-2010: Susquehanna Bank Center – Camden, NJ
07-11-2010: Gulf Shores Public Beach – Gulf Shores, AL
06-30-2010: Lulu’s at Homeport – Gulf Shores, AK
06-22-2010: DTE Music Theatre – Clarkston, MI
06-19-2010: Comcast Center – Mansfield, MA
04-29-2010: Verizon Wireless Amphitheater – St Louis, MO
07-05-2009: Shepherds Bush Empire – London,
06-13-2009: Bonnaroo – Manchester, TN
11-08-2008: Mohegan Sun Margaritaville – Uncasville, CT
10-25-2008: MGM Grand – Las Vegas, NV
08-22-2008: Stephen Talkhouse – Amagansett, NY
07-29-2008: Verizon Wireless Music Center – Noblesville, IN
07-26-2008: Toyota Park – Bridgeview, IL
05-01-2008: Margaritaville Cafe – New Orleans, LA
04-26-2008: Pizza Hut Park – Frisco, TX
10-27-2007: MGM Grand – Las Vegas, NV
06-08-2007: New Morning – Paris,
04-21-2007: Minute Maid Park – Houston, TX
02-08-2007: Amway Arena – Orlando, FL
02-03-2007: The Clevelander – Miami, FL
10-28-2006: MGM Grand – Las Vegas, NV
10-26-2006: Coors Amphitheatre – San Diego, CA
07-01-2006: Jones Beach Amphitheatre – Wantagh, NY
06-10-2006: Alpine Valley Music Theatre – East Troy, WI
06-02-2006: HiFi Buys Amphitheatre – Atlanta, GA
05-06-2006: New Orleans Jazz Festival – New Orleans, LA
04-28-2006: Smirnoff Music Center – Dallas, TX
12-21-2005: The Belly Up – Aspen, CO
10-29-2005: MGM Grand – Las Vegas, NV
10-27-2005: Rose Garden – Portland, OR
10-22-2005: MGM Grand – Las Vegas, NV
10-20-2005: Fillmore Auditorium – San Francisco, CA
09-20-2005: Madison Square Garden – New York, NY
09-05-2005: Wrigley Field – Chicago, IL
09-04-2005: Wrigley Field – Chicago, IL
08-31-2005: Verizon Wireless Music Center – Noblesville, IN
08-27-2005: Citizens Bank Park – Philadelphia, PA
08-25-2005: Citizens Bank Park – Philadelphia, PA
08-21-2005: Riverbend Music Center – Cincinnati, OH
06-26-2005: PNC Park – Pittsburgh, PA
06-22-2005: Tweeter Center Boston – Mansfield, MA
06-20-2005: Tweeter Center Boston – Mansfield, MA
06-17-2005: Mohegan Sun Arena – Uncasville, CT
06-15-2005: Nissan Pavilion – Bristow, VA
06-13-2005: Molson Amphitheatre – Toronto,
04-19-2005: Waikiki Beach Shell – Honolulu, HI
04-16-2005: HP Pavilion – San Jose, CA
04-12-2005: Cricket Pavilion – Phoenix, AZ
04-09-2005: MGM Grand – Las Vegas, NV
04-07-2005: Arrowhead Pond – Anaheim, CA
04-05-2005: Santa Barbara Bowl – Santa Barbara, CA
02-26-2005: Ford Amphitheatre – Tampa, FL
02-23-2005: Charlotte Coliseum – Charlotte, NC
02-21-2005: Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena – Jacksonville, FL
02-19-2005: Office Depot Center – Sunrise, FL
02-17-2005: Colonial Center – Columbia, SC
01-28-2005: Margaritaville Cafe – Key West, FL
12-08-2004: Theatre for the Performing Arts – New Orleans, LA
11-23-2004: TD Waterhouse Centre – Orlando, FL
11-04-2004: Margaritaville Street Festival – Key West, FL
10-23-2004: MGM Grand – Las Vegas, NV
10-21-2004: Coors Amphitheatre – San Diego, CA
10-16-2004: MGM Grand – Las Vegas, NV
09-12-2004: Fenway Park – Boston, MA
09-10-2004: Fenway Park – Boston, MA
09-04-2004: Jones Beach Amphitheatre – Wantagh, NY
09-02-2004: Post Gazette Pavilion – Burgettstown, PA
08-31-2004: Riverbend Music Center – Cincinnati, OH
08-28-2004: Tweeter Center Chicago – Tinley Park, IL
08-26-2004: Tweeter Center Chicago – Tinley Park, IL
07-10-2004: Alpine Valley Music Theatre – East Troy, WI
07-08-2004: Verizon Wireless Music Center – Noblesville, IN
Number of Shows: 139