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Do you hear that whistle wail?
Think the end is coming in?
But I'm a whole lot worse than well
But I'm determined to slip this skin
And I know your dying for a good time
Dying to breath again
Oh my my, Virginia

We could run all night
And dance upon the architecture
Come and take my hand
I'll do the very best I can
Boy, I still wanna be your man
I'm still these nervous feet and heart of stone
Forget this dead mans town, I'll take you home

Do you hear me late at night?
Always picking at the pieces
Sometimes nothing comes out right
And nothing is relieving
But every slow mans song
Is a night I'd like to spend with you
Just twisting the night away

But it's past a quarter to three
And it's past the midnight hour
Mustang Sally's left the building
And we're so much worse without her
If I could put down this ol' hammer
I'd take you somewhere new
Oh my my, Virginia

We could run all night
And dance upon the architecture
Come and take my hand
I'll do the very best I can
Boy, I still wanna be your man
I'm still these nervous feet and heart of stone
Forget this dead mans town, I'll take you home

Oh my my, Virginia
We could run all night
And dance upon the architecture
Come and take my hand
I'll do the very best I can
And we could run all night
And dance upon the architecture
Come and take my hand
I'll do the very best I can
Boy, I still wanna be your man
I'm still these nervous feet and heart of stone
Forget this dead mans town, I'll take you home



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    UnregisteredJun 5, 2012 at 9:16 pm
    Brian fallon says it's about not being a casanova but trying to convince a lady that you are... Or at least worth their time
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    UnregisteredSep 9, 2011 at 12:35 am
    The lyrics above are wrong.

    It isn't "Boy I still wanna be your man" (this isn't about gay men)

    "I'll give the very best I can for ya" (not "boy" - "for ya") is the line.

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