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Wrong Side Of The Road lyrics

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Tom Waits – Wrong Side Of The Road lyrics

Put a dead cat on the railroad tracks when the wolf bain's blooming by the trestle
It's the eyeball of a rooster, the stones from a ditch
Wash 'em down with bilge water, say you'll never snitch
Take the buttons from a yellow jacket, feather from a buzzard
The blood from a bounty hunter's cold black heart
Catch the tears of a widow in a thimble made of glass
Tell your mama and your papa they can kiss your ass
Poison all the water in the wishin' well
And hang all them scarecrows from a sycamore tree
Burn down all them honeymoons and put 'em in a pillow case
Wait next to the switch blades at the amusement park for me
Strangle all the Christmas carols, scratch out all your prayers
Tie 'em up with barbed wire and push 'em down the stairs
I'll whittle you a pistol for keeping nightmares of your blinds
Them sonsabitches always seem to sneak up from behind
Siphon all the gas from your daddy's pickup truck
Fill up Johnny's T bird and I've got a couple of bucks
Put a little perfume and ribbon in your hair
Be careful that you don't wake up the hounds
Tear a bolt of lightning of the side of the sky
Throw it in the cedar chest if you want I tell you why
Bring the gear shift knob from a 49 Merc
Lay down here beside me, let me hold you in the dirt
Your gonna tremble, tear the throat out of the night
Sink your teeth into my shoulder and dig your nails into my back
Tell that little girl to let go of my sleeve
You'll be a woman when I catch you
Come baby, fall in love with me
With my double barrel shotgun and a whole box of shells
We'll celebrate the 4th of July
We'll do 100 mph, spendin' someone else's dough
Drive all the way to Reno on the wrong side of the road, wrong side of the road, the wrong side of the road
Wrong side of the road, wrong side of the road, wrong side of the road

Hey baby

Wrong side of the road



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