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They say
The neon lights
Are bright on Broadway
They say there's always
Magic in the air
But when you're walkin'
Down the street
And you ain't had
Enough to eat
The glitter rubs
Right off
And you're nowhere

They say the women
Treat you fine
On Broadway
But lookin' at them
Just gives me the blues
'Cause how ya
Gonna make some time
When all you got
Is one thin dime
And one thin dime
Won't even shine
Your shoes

They say
That I won't last
Too long on Broadway
I'll catch
A grey hound bus
For home they all say
But they're dead wrong
I know they are
'Cause I can play
This here guitar
And I won't quit
Till I'm a star
On Broadway

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