Prodigal Son

Well a poor boy took his father’s bread and started down the road Started down the road Took all he had and started down the road Going out in this world, where God only knows And that’ll be the way to get along Well poor boy spent all he had, […]

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Street Fighting Man

Ev’rywhere I hear the sound of marching, charging feet, boy ‘Cause summer’s here and the time is right for fighting in the street, boy But what can a poor boy do Except to sing for a rock ‘n’ roll band ‘Cause in sleepy London town There’s just no place for […]

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Stray Cat Blues

I hear the click-clack of your feet on the stairs I know you’re no scare-eyed honey. There’ll be a feast if you just come upstairs But it’s no hanging matter It’s no capital crime I can see that you’re fifteen years old No I don’t want your I.D. You look […]

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Parachute Woman

Parachute woman, land on me tonight Parachute woman, land on me tonight I’ll break big in New Orleans And I’ll overspill in Caroline Parachute woman, join me for a ride Parachute woman, join me for a ride I’ll make my blow in Dallas And get hot again in half the […]

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Salt Of The Earth

Let’s drink to the hard working people Let’s drink to the lowly of birth Raise your glass to the good and the evil Let’s drink to the salt of the earth Say a prayer for the common foot soldier Spare a thought for his back breaking work Say a prayer […]

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No Expectations

Take me to the station And put me on a train I’ve got no expectations To pass through here again Once I was a rich man and Now I am so poor But never in my sweet short life Have I felt like this before You heart is like a […]

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Factory Girl

Waiting for a girl who’s got curlers in her hair Waiting for a girl she has no money anywhere We get buses everywhere Waiting for a factory girl Waiting for a girl and her knees are much too fat Waiting for a girl who wears scarves instead of hats Her […]

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Sympathy For The Devil

Please allow me to introduce myself I’m a man of wealth and taste I’ve been around for a long, long year Stole many a man’s soul and faith And I was ’round when Jesus Christ Had his moment of doubt and pain Made damn sure that Pilate Washed his hands […]

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Dear Doctor

Oh help me, please doctor, I’m damaged There’s a pain where there once was a heart It’s sleepin, it’s a beatin’ Can’t ya please tear it out, and preserve it Right there in that jar? Oh help me, please mama, I’m sick’ning It’s today that’s the day of the plunge […]

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Jig-Saw Puzzle

There’s a tramp sittin’ on my doorstep Tryin’ to waste his time With his methylated sandwich He’s a walking clothesline And here comes the bishop’s daughter On the other side She looks a trifle jealous She’s been an outcast all her life Me, I’m waiting so patiently Lying on the […]

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