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(rod stewart / martin quittenton)

Wake up maggie I think I got something to say to you
Its late september and I really should be back at school
I know I keep you amused but I feel Im being used
Oh maggie I couldnt have tried any more
You lured me away from home just to save you from being alone
You stole my heart and that's what really hurt

The morning sun when it's in your face really shows your age
But that don't worry me none in my eyes you're everything
I laughed at all of your jokes my love you didn't need to coax
Oh, maggie I couldnt have tried any more
You lured me away from home, just to save you from being alone
You stole my soul and that's a pain I can do without

All I needed was a friend to lend a guiding hand
But you turned into a lover and
Mother what a lover, you wore me out
All you did was wreck my bed
And in the morning kick me in the head
Oh maggie I couldnt have tried anymore
You lured me away from home cause you didn't want to be alone
You stole my heart I couldnt leave you if I tried

I suppose I could collect my books and get on back to school
Or steal my daddys cue and make a living out of playing pool
Or find myself a rock and roll band that needs a helpin hand
Oh maggie I wish I'd never seen your face
You made a first-class fool out of me
But Im as blind as a fool can be
You stole my heart but I love you anyway

Maggie I wish I'd never seen your face
Ill get on back home one of these days

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    UnregisteredNov 18, 2011 at 3:40 pm
    No one will never know im sure there may have been some drug use but its more than likely a culmination of both love, partying and a sense of lonliness. Some one or something drew him away from his previous life and then screwed him over thats for sure he is just expressing that you all are trying to be to specific as to the context of this song
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    karenmizeSep 6, 2008 at 6:38 am
    This song is about love for drugs and becoming addicted. The Dad hangs out in pool halls. Addiction can be family tradition. You made a fool out of me and I still love you, hangovers and all. Tried and tried to quit, but heart and soul was stolen by uncontrollable use.

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