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Baby
hit the back door breathin' real heavy Said
the boys in the alley wouldn't leave her alone Mama
did her make-up in a terrible hurry By
the time she got ready but the boys were gone Mama
don't you worry night's, aproachin' There's
a hole in heaven where some sin slips through Just
close your eyes and breath real steady Maybe
just a little will spill on you The

dark don't lie And
dreams come true Mabey
just a few will see you through Old

lady rose lookin', down her nose At
lonely miss lily hiding in the hall Lily's
just waitin' for the trial to be over Rosy's
just waitin' for the ax to fall Show
me off on the way to town The
sky's still shiny and the earth's still brown Tell
the judge I'm ready for the vases Gonna
dance in their faces When
the guitar sounds It

won't be long I
won't be gone I've
been leaning toward the shadows all along Those

in the know say so it goes You
plan on reapin' you better sow You
plan on sleepin' you better keep movin' Sleepin
ain't allowed around here you know Tell
me please when the rollin's over Me
and my baby gonna have some fun Bury
our backs in a bed of clover Smile
in style while the sun goes down Snake

eyes cry And
boxcars lie Old
seven's stuck in the middle just wonderin' why The

dark don't lie And
dreams come true All
it takes is one or two Maybe
just a few will get you through



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