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Take me down to the Paradise City where the grass is green and the girls are pretty
Oh, won't you please take me home?
Take me down to the Paradise City where the grass is green and the girls are pretty
Oh, won't you please take me home?

Just an urchin livin' under the street
I'm a hard case that's tough to beat
I'm your charity case, so buy me something to eat
I'll pay you at another time
Take it to the end of the line

Rags to riches, or so they say
You gotta keep pushin' for the fortune and fame
You know, it's all a gamble when it's just a game
You treat it like a capital crime
Everybody's doin' the time

Take me down to the Paradise City where the grass is green and the girls are pretty
Oh, won't you please take me home?
Take me down to the Paradise City where the grass is green and the girls are pretty
Take me home

Strapped in the chair of the city's gas chamber
Why I'm here I can't quite remember
The Surgeon General says it's hazardous to breathe
I'd have another cigarette, but I can't see
Tell me who you're gonna believe

Take me down to the Paradise City where the grass is green and the girls are pretty
Take me home
Take me down to the Paradise City where the grass is green and the girls are pretty
Oh, won't you please take me home?

So far away
So far away
So far away
So far away

Captain America's been torn apart
Now he's a court jester with a broken heart
He said, "Turn me around and take me back to the start.
I must be losin' my mind." Are you, blind?
I've seen it all a million times

Take me down to the Paradise City where the grass is green and the girls are pretty
Take me home
Take me down to the Paradise City where the grass is green and the girls are pretty
Oh, won't you please take me home?

Take me down to the Paradise City where the grass is green and the girls are pretty
Take me home
Take me down to the Paradise City where the grass is green and the girls are pretty
Oh, won't you please take me home?

I wanna go
I wanna go
Oh, won't you please take me home?

I wanna see
How could it be?
Oh, won't you please take me home?

Take me down to the Paradise City where the grass is green and the girls are pretty
Take me home
Take me down to the Paradise City where the grass is green and the girls are pretty
Oh, won't you please take me home?

Take me down
Take me 'round
Oh, won't you please take me home?

I wanna see
How could it be?
Oh, take me home

Take me down to the Paradise City where the grass is green and the girls are pretty
Oh, won't you please take me home?

I wanna go
I wanna go
Oh, won't you please take me home?

Yeah, baby!



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  • d
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    duffJun 27, 2008 at 9:13 pm
    ok first of all get a new name cause me and my friends originated that phrase, and second of all listen to some real music cause i can just about gauran-damn-tee that you listen to rap which is basically just talking about how much better they are than you and degrading women in every song so seriously dude do not say a word of something you know absolutely nothing about.
  • RocksRock
    +3
    RocksRockAug 13, 2008 at 1:00 am
    I completely agree with duff... Guns n roses may smoke or whatever but Paradise city is one of their cleanest and greatest songs and perhaps one of the best rock songs of all time. And duff's right, a lot of rap music that people listen to is dry and just talking to a beat.
  • RocksRock
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    RocksRockAug 13, 2008 at 12:57 am
    I completely agree with duff... Guns n roses may smoke or whatever but Paradise city is one of their cleanest and greatest songs and perhaps one of the best rock songs of all time. And duff's right, rap is just talking to a beat. It's dry and degrading to the musical world
  • s
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    strengthOct 14, 2010 at 3:53 am
    next to " estranged"its there best i dont have a meaning to it, its just a fucken gr8 song !!!
  • t
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    thatiswhatshesaidApr 7, 2008 at 5:34 pm
    this song about crack and lots of illegal drugs and is so orgasmic it feels like im eating donuts at a safeway in montana while getting boomed by an orangatang in the butt of a ciggarette hoo ray for apples

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