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(David Nichtern)

Midnight at the oasis
Send your camel to bed
Shadows paintin' our faces
Traces of romance in our heads

Heaven's holdin' a half-moon
Shinin' just for us
Let's slip off to a sand dune, real soon
And kick up a little dust

Come on, Cactus is our friend
He'll point out the way
Come on, 'til the evenin' ends
'Til the evenin' ends

You don't have to answer
There's no need to speak
I'll be your belly dancer, prancer
And you can be my sheik

[Instrumental Interlude]

I know your Daddy's a sultan
A nomad known to all
With fifty girls to attend him, they all send him
Jump at his beck and call

But you won't need no harem, honey
When I'm by your side
And you won't need no camel, no no
When I take you for a ride

Come on, Cactus is our friend
He'll point out the way
Come on, 'til the evenin' ends
'Til the evenin' ends

Midnight at the oasis
Send your camel to bed
Got shadows paintin' our faces
And traces of romance in our heads

Oh, come on...



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    UnregisteredJul 16, 2012 at 4:32 pm
    Well, it really is a great song! I have made it my " boyfriend & me song ". I love the song.
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    UnregisteredJun 8, 2012 at 11:05 pm
    This is about pure seduction! Not one other person here has written 50 words! Why is it telling me i have to write 50 words?
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    UnregisteredFeb 16, 2012 at 7:37 pm
    Its a make believe love affair with the richest man in the world, who doesnt need a heram, as she offeres to be his camel, she'll ride him
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    UnregisteredDec 5, 2011 at 4:49 pm
    Wtf!!! I'm confused?!?!!? What does this mean!!! "cactus is our friend! " "send your camel to bed! " i'm so confused was she high when she wrote this!
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    UnregisteredFeb 10, 2012 at 6:08 pm
    I'm redoing my bedroom "sultan tent" style. The gal in the song sounds like she would be a lot of fun after i've "been through the desert on a horse with no name"

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