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(Hey, Hey)
She had her eyes on the prize as the girl next door
You grow up quick when you grow up poor
It's the only way to LA that she knows
The Hollywood pose: teeth, tips, and drawers

It didn't take her long to leave the boulevard
So many fights start quick with that credit card (?)
She'd try anything once
Cause anything goes
It never comes easy when you're digging for gold

(Hey, Hey)
Well she ain't no Cinderella
When she's getting undressed
'Cause she rocks it like the naughty wicked witch of the west
Far too pretty to be giving it cheap
That's why she's making six figures working three days a week
Yeah she'd even break a promise in the promise-land
She didn't make it this far by just shaking hands
She’d take your money make it twice as hot as anyone can
She didn't make it this far by just shaking hands

(Hey, Hey)
I doubt she’d even let the devil buy a little black book
Said we’d all probably fall off if anyone got a look (?)
Every aimless player is a favorite friend
B/c they all taste the fame in the back of a vans
A congressman would call her every once in a while
Got the school girl skirt on the top of the pile
She’d done everyone once
And everyone knows
You got to get a little dirty when you’re digging for gold

(Hey, Hey)
Well she ain't no Cinderella
When she's getting undressed
'Cause she rocks it like the naughty wicked witch of the west
Far to pretty to be giving it cheap
That's why she's making six figures working three days a week
Yeah she'd even break a promise in the promise-land
She didn't make it this far by just shaking hands
She’d take your money make it twice is hot as anyone can
She didn't make it this far by just shaking hands

Well someone spilled the beans and now her name’s in the press
Tough to keep it all a secret when you’re one of the best
The judge is going easy because he paid for her breasts
Yeah he loves his naughty wicked witch of the west

Well she ain't no Cinderella
When she's getting undressed
'Cause she rocks it like the naughty wicked witch of the west
Far to pretty to be giving it cheap
That's why she's making six figures working three days a week
Yeah she'd even break a promise in the promise-land
She didn't make it this far by just shaking hands
She’d take your money make it twice is hot as anyone can
She didn't make it this far by just shaking hands



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  • r
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    rayyy216Oct 16, 2009 at 9:42 am
    It didnt take her long to leave the boulevard.
    So many five star friends with black credit cards

    City hall would probably fall if anyone got a look.
    Every A-list player is a favorite friend.
    Since they all taste the same in the back of the Benz
  • lump
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    lumpNov 21, 2008 at 4:38 pm
    its about a high class hooker doing all the celebrities in la. congressmen to judges. she get in trouble and the judge lets her off easy cuz he loves heis wicked witch of the west!
  • c
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    CayceinOregonApr 3, 2010 at 6:23 am
    The lyrics here are quite off! It's:

    "Teeth, tits and toes" (not teeth, tips and drawers) LOL...

    "So many Five Star friends with black credit cards..." (not starting fights with a credit card!) LMAO

    she'd break a promise in the "promised land" (with a d)

    "She'll shake her money maker twice as hard as anyone can" (not something about taking your money and making it twice as hot... hahahaa)

    "City Hall would probably fall if anyone got a look, Every A list player is a favorite friend, Because they all taste the same in the back of the Benz, Her congressman will call her every once in a while..."

    and finally, the judge paid for her "chest" (not breasts)

    hahahaa... way to shred up a song! lol... (nice try tho)
  • o
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    oktony61Mar 30, 2010 at 12:11 am
    stormy you are right.
    ladiesman...it means when she is bowing them..they all taste the same in the back of the nercedes benz
  • u
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    UnregisteredJun 1, 2012 at 7:24 pm
    She wants to be rich and successful but she goes down the wrong pathand the song just says that she is acting something that se isnt and that eveyone knows her because of what she does.

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