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Well I shuffled through the city on the Fourth of July
Had a firecracker waiting to blow
Breaking like a robber who was making his way
To the cities of Mexico
Lived in an apartment out on Avenue A
I had a tar on the corner of Tenth
Had myself a lover who was finer than gold
But I been broke and I been busted up since

Love don't play any games with me
Anymore like she did before
World won't wait so I better shake
That thing right out there through the door
Hell, I still love you New York

Found myself a picture that would fit in the folds
Of my wallet and it stayed pretty good
Still amazed I didn't lose it out on Lutheran Place
When I was drunk and I was thinking of you
Every day the children they were singing the tunes
Out on the streets and you could hear from the side
Used to take the subway up to Houston and Third
I would wait for you and not try to hide
Love won't play any games with you
Anymore if you don't want her to
World won't wait and I watched you shake
But honey I don't blame you
Hell, I still love you New York

Hell, I still love you New York
New York

I remember Christmas in the blistering cold
In a church on the Upper West Side
Babe, you stood there singing, I was holding your arm
You were holding my trust like a child
Found a lot of trouble out on Avenue B
But I tried to keep the overhead low
Farewell to the city and the love of my life
At least we left before we had to go
Love won't play any games with you
Anymore if you don't want her to
So we better shake this old thing out the door
I'll always be thinking of you
I'll always love you though New York
I'll always love you though New York
I'll always love you though New York
I'll always love you though New York
New York, New York



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