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(Miss) Silver Dime

Alice was a drunken Mona Lisa

Arching up some American wall

She said I really want to please you

I said that's easy let yourself fall

All you got to do is go

Ride on dow ...

(Miss) Silver Dime

Alice was a drunken Mona Lisa

Arching up some American wall

She said I really want to please you

I said that's easy let yourself fall

All you got to do is go

Ride on dow ...

23a, Swan Hill



(transcribed by justin purington; corrections by colin ford)

Wrote this poem
Called the floods roll on
He said this ain't yours,
Where'd you get it from?
You must have stole it from a book ...

23A, Swan Hill

Wrote this poem

called "the floods roll on"

he said this ain't yours,

where'd you get it from?

you must have stole it from a book,

oh yeah

you must have stole it f ...

3,000 Miles from Here


(ian hunter)

Fare thee well, gentle maid,
I'll see you on your way;
And the sun will rise tomorrow
And wash my sins away.
For I know that I've abused you
But I only had a day.
And I know th ...

3,000 Miles From Here

Fare thee well, gentle maid,

I'll see you on your way;

And the sun will rise tomorrow

And wash my sins away.

For I know that I've abused you

But I only had a day.

A ...

All American Alien Boy


(ian hunter)

I packed my bags - in the land of rags
'cos I don't believe in them dimmo drags
Don't wanna vote for the left wing - don't wanna vote for the right
I gotta have both-to make me fl ...

All American Alien Boy

I packed my bags - in the land of rags

'Cos I don't believe in them dimmo drags

Don't wanna vote for the left wing - don't wanna vote for the right

I gotta have both-to make me fly

All of The Good Ones Are Taken



Girl-things ain't been goin' too good for me
Girl-I'm living in the middle of a mystery
You're the only one that can turn me on

'n' now that you're gone I said
Girl-I'm livin' in the middle ...

All Of The Good Ones Are Taken

(ian hunter)



Girl-things ain't been goin' too good for me

Girl-i'm living in the middle of a mystery

You're the only one that can turn me on



'n' now that you're g ...

American Music



I have a dream-its only one dream
But I know dreams can come true
And I have a wish-its only one wish
But I know wishes can too

I wanna be-faraway from here
With those honky tonk heroes-bur ...

American Music

I have a dream-its only one dream

But I know dreams can come true

And I have a wish-its only one wish

But I know wishes can too



I wanna be-faraway from here

With t ...

American Spy

Neon lights in the pouring rain - it's just another Saturday

Avoid the bovver boys comin' out the Indian - looking for an affray

I left home on the 4th of July - in nineteen hundred and se ...

American Spy

Neon lights in the pouring rain - it's just another Saturday

Avoid the bovver boys comin' out the Indian - looking for an affray

I left home on the 4th of July - in nineteen hundred and se ...

Another Fine Mess


(ian hunter/darrell bath/honest john plain)

Well you rang me up you say you wanna get high
Now I'm underpaid and I'm overtired
Riding shotgun 'round the world
I'm too young to die, too old for ...

Another Fine Mess

Well you rang me up you say you wanna get high

Now I'm underpaid and I'm overtired

Riding shotgun 'round the world

I'm too young to die, too old for the girls

You wanna know so ...

Apathy 83


(ian hunter)

Standin' on the edge of vesuvius - my mouth is runnin' dry
Drunk on wine & wisdom - giving it all away
Old enough to hate tomorrow - young enough not to know where to run
Oh there ...

Bastard


(ian hunter)

Vestal virginia - ain't got a bad thought in ya - you're a bastard
Mean as a killer - instinct that's within ya - you're a bastard.
Laughs like a drain and it messes up my brain
C ...

Bastard

(ian hunter)



Vestal virginia - ain't got a bad thought in ya - you're a bastard

Mean as a killer - instinct that's within ya - you're a bastard.

Laughs like a drain and it mes ...

Beg a Little Love


(hunter/mcnasty)

Life takes a little piece of you away
Most everyday of your life
Oh learn to get wise, you learn to compromise-
You learn to criticise yourself
I guess we all grow up 'cos on ...

BEG A LITTLE LOVE

(HunterMcNasty)



Life takes a little piece of you away

Most everyday of your life

Oh learn to get wise, you learn to compromise-

You learn to criticise yourself

I g ...

Big Time


(ian hunter)

One more town on the merry-go-round
One more room with no view
One more punk eatin' nothing but junk
Trin' to make a phone call to you
Well maybe I'll never, get myself together
...

Big Time

(ian hunter)



One more town on the merry-go-round

One more room with no view

One more punk eatin' nothing but junk

Trin' to make a phone call to you

Well maybe i'll ...

Boy


(ian hunter/mick ronson)

Genocidal tendencies are silly to extreme
After all you're still quite small you don't know where you've been
You was only swearing yesterday
Oh you want to win the wo ...

Boy

Genocidal tendencies are silly to extreme

After all you're still quite small you don't know where you've been

You was only swearing yesterday

Oh you want to win the world away

...

Broadway



Green lights on broadway
All the magic seems to say
Come and ride with me baby you know
It's got to be the greatest show on broadway
Out here on the streets they say
You can see your life in ...

Broadway

(ian hunter)



Green lights on broadway

All the magic seems to say

Come and ride with me baby you know

It's got to be the greatest show on broadway

Out here on the s ...

Captain Void 'n' The Video Jets



Captain to candida - we just hit earth
Everyone's strange here - don't know what they're worth
Got this idea - we're gonna be machines
We'll play a part in their imaginary dreams

Say hi - hi ...

Captain Void n The Video Jets

(ian hunter)



Captain to candida - we just hit earth

Everyone's strange here - don't know what they're worth

Got this idea - we're gonna be machines

We'll play a part in ...

Central Park n West

The Gulf and Western Garbage

Just ain't the prettiest smell

When you're sleeping on the 4th floor up

It's like a living hell

New York's finest rounding up the bums

The fi ...

Central Park N' West


(ian hunter)

The gulf and western garbage
Just ain't the prettiest smell
When you're sleeping on the 4th floor up
It's like a living hell
New york's finest rounding up the bums
The firemen g ...

China


(ian hunter)

(transcribed by colin ford

China, china, the evening's moving in
See you, soon now, the boat moves with the wind
China, china, I can see the harbour lights
Light your, fire, we ...

China

China, China, the evening's moving in

See you, soon now, the boat moves with the wind

China, China, I can see the harbour lights

Light your, fire, we'll be warm tonight



...

Cleveland Rocks


(ian hunter)

Three! four!
Three! four!
Three! four!

(bunch of ah-ah-ah's here)

All this energy calling me
Back where it comes from
It's such a crude attitude
It's back where it belongs ...

Cleveland Rocks

(ian hunter)



Three! four!

Three! four!

Three! four!



(bunch of ah-ah-ah's here)



All this energy calling me

Back where it comes from

It's s ...

Cool

(ian hunter)

You might be a celebrity-everybody sits up and begs
You might be the sexiest thing since God invented legs
You might be a dictator, a dealer or a saint
Cool is here to tell you when ...

Cool

You might be a celebrity-everybody sits up and begs

You might be the sexiest thing since God invented legs

You might be a dictator, a dealer or a saint

Cool is here to tell you when ...

Dancing on The Moon


(ian hunter/darrell bath/honest john plain)

(transcribed by colin ford)

Oh!!
Well I climbed through the fence, out with the (? ), head for the river plate(? ).
The river's not tame, heat in ...

Dancing On The Moon

Oh!!

Well I climbed through the fence, out with the (?), head for the river plate(?).

The river's not tame, heat in the city meant dogs can't smell the same.

Don't wait up, I'll be h ...

Dead Man Walkin (Eastenders)

I've been here before - this is where my fingers slipped into yours

This is where I trembled - when you touched mine

This is where the seeds we planted long ago

Grew up to tell us we ...

Dead Man Walkin (Eastenders)

I've been here before - this is where my fingers slipped into yours

This is where I trembled - when you touched mine

This is where the seeds we planted long ago

Grew up to tell us we ...

Death 'n' Glory Boys



Get your son - young 'n' dumb
Give him a gun - make him run
Hot stuff - on a saturday night
Wait a minute - this ain't right

It's that same old story
Talkin' 'bout the death 'n' glory boys
...

Death n Glory Boys

(ian hunter)



Get your son - young 'n' dumb

Give him a gun - make him run

Hot stuff - on a saturday night

Wait a minute - this ain't right



It's that same old ...

Death of a Nation

I was having a drink with Prince Charles and the Queen

When Winston Churchill stepped into my dream

His head it was heavy, his voice was shakin'

He said, "Look what they've done - it ...

Death of a Nation

I was having a drink with Prince Charles and the Queen

When Winston Churchill stepped into my dream

His head it was heavy, his voice was shakin'

He said, "Look what they've done - it ...

Detroit


(ian hunter)

(transcribed by nicole apostola)

He used to ride through the streets, crying through the alleyway
Freezing cold in the early morning light
Out to get a salary
Detroit, detroit
...

Detroit (Out-take 5 - vocal)

He used to ride through the streets, crying through the alleyway

Freezing cold in the early morning light

Out to get a salary

Detroit, Detroit

TV image ain't gonna pay the bill ...

Detroit (Out-take 5 - vocal)

He used to ride through the streets, crying through the alleyway

Freezing cold in the early morning light

Out to get a salary

Detroit, Detroit

TV image ain't gonna pay the bill ...

Easy Money


(corky laing/ian hunter)

Once upon a time
She was the virgin of a million lonely minds
And now it's such a crying shame
She does not even know her name
No-one ever knew
All the heavy changes ...

Easy Money

Once upon a time

She was the virgin of a million lonely minds

And now it's such a crying shame

She does not even know her name

No-one ever knew

All the heavy changes s ...

Every Step of The Way


(ian hunter/mark clarke)

I used to see you on the avenue
You were the girl that let me follow you
You used to hang out in the alleyway
You sewed a button on my shirt one day

I asked around ...

Every Step Of The Way

(ian huntermark clarke)



I used to see you on the avenue

You were the girl that let me follow you

You used to hang out in the alleyway

You sewed a button on my shirt one ...

Everyone's a Fool


He asked me home at a midnight
Hey you'll be lucky if it's daylight
When you saw me down the alley
Yeah I swear's I'm not with annie, hey annie, yeah
'cause everyone's a fool, child
Everyone's ...

Everyones A Fool

He asked me home at a midnight

Hey you'll be lucky if it's daylight

When you saw me down the alley

Yeah I swear's I'm not with Annie, hey Annie, yeah

'Cause everyone's a fool, ...

Everyones A Fool

He asked me home at a midnight

Hey you'll be lucky if it's daylight

When you saw me down the alley

Yeah I swear's I'm not with Annie, hey Annie, yeah

'Cause everyone's a fool, ...

Following in Your Footsteps


(ian hunter/mick ronson)

Some folk leave courage,
Some folk leave you hope
Why am I out here hangin'
Like a fool at the end o' my rope
Some folk leave you wisdom,
Some folk leave you signs
...

Following In Your Footsteps

Some folk leave courage,

some folk leave you hope

Why am I out here hangin'

like a fool at the end o' my rope

Some folk leave you wisdom,

some folk leave you signs

Fun


(ian hunter/mark clarke/hilly michaels)

I got a shower curtain stickin' to my back
And the o'd' cologne sure packs a whack
I got blood on my razor - my face is in shock
'n' my hair hangin' dow ...

Fun

(ian huntermark clarkehilly michaels)



I got a shower curtain stickin' to my back

And the o'd' cologne sure packs a whack

I got blood on my razor - my face is in shock

'n ...

God


(ian hunter)

God said to me gonna kick your ass - 'cos all you do is ask ask ask
All that energy looking for me when I'm sitting here inside you - plain to see
How I built you cell for cell gav ...

God (take 1)

(ian hunter)



God said to me "gonna kick your ass - 'cos all you do is ask ask ask

All that energy looking for me when i'm sitting here inside you - plain to see

How i built yo ...

God (take 1)

(ian hunter)



God said to me "gonna kick your ass - 'cos all you do is ask ask ask

All that energy looking for me when i'm sitting here inside you - plain to see

How i built yo ...

Golden Opportunity



The kids are ok
They're telling you now
But you're letting them down
Cause you just don't know how
And it's a golden opportunity

I'm spinning in space
I'm laughing away
Your so pathetic
...

Golden Opportunity

(ian hunter)



The kids are ok

They're telling you now

But you're letting them down

Cause you just don't know how

And it's a golden opportunity



I'm spin ...

Good Girls



It's cold outside - it looks like rain
To make matters worse, I missed me last train
Now I was thinking she'd show me a bed
To my surprise got shown the door instead
Whoa-oh where have all the ...

Good Girls

It's cold outside - it looks like rain

To make matters worse, I missed me last train

Now I was thinking she'd show me a bed

To my surprise got shown the door instead

Whoa-oh wh ...

Good Samaritan

The sun shone through the window as I lay down on your carpet

Staring at the speakers - pretending to be tortured

And I never moved a muscle

No, I never moved a muscle



...

Good Samaritan

The sun shone through the window as I lay down on your carpet

Staring at the speakers - pretending to be tortured

And I never moved a muscle

No, I never moved a muscle



...

Gun Control


(ian hunter)

All right
Gun control, we don't want no
Gun control, we don't want no
Gun control, we don't want no
Gun control.

Stick to your guns, boys, stick to your guns.
We'll make a lo ...

Gun Control

All right

Gun Control, we don't want no

Gun Control, we don't want no

Gun Control, we don't want no

Gun Control.



Stick to your guns, boys, stick to your guns.

How Much More Can I Take


(ian hunter)

You're breakin' my heart
Stealing my thunder
How much more can I take
You're draggin' me down
Holding me under
How much more can I take

How much more can I take
Won't somebo ...

How Much More Can I Take

(ian hunter)



You're breakin' my heart

Stealing my thunder

How much more can i take

You're draggin' me down

Holding me under

How much more can i take

I Ain't No Angel


(corky laing/ian hunter)

I told my baby girl
That I live by all the rules
She laughed and said to me
Don't you take me for a fool
Then she ran me down
People saw me over town
Then word got ...

I Aint No Angel

I told my baby girl

That I live by all the rules

She laughed and said to me

Don't you take me for a fool

Then she ran me down

People saw me over town

Then word got ...

I Aint No Angel

I told my baby girl

That I live by all the rules

She laughed and said to me

Don't you take me for a fool

Then she ran me down

People saw me over town

Then word got ...

I Get So Excited


(ian hunter)

I hear a thousand drums a million miles away
I feel the wembley rock I get a buzz off a big parade
I get the music
Everywhere
Get off on the music
If this is the end there I don ...

I Get So Excited

I hear a thousand drums a million miles away

I feel the Wembley rock I get a buzz off a big parade

I get the music

Everywhere

Get off on the music

If this is the end ther ...

I Need Your Love


(ian hunter)

It was a cold, cold house,
I was a cold, cold room.
No one lived in me.
I was an empty tune.
Lovers came to view
'n' they looked all around.
But they couldn't see nothin',
Not ...

I NEED YOUR LOVE

(Ian Hunter)



It was a cold, cold house,

I was a cold, cold room.

No one lived in me.

I was an empty tune.

Lovers came to view

`n` they looked all around.

Invisible Strings



One, two, three
Well I woke up this morning - there's a girl in my bed.
How did she get there? was it something I said?
I don't understand it but somehow it seems
She visits me in invisible d ...

Invisible Strings

One, two, three

Well I woke up this morning - there's a girl in my bed.

How did she get there? Was it something I said?

I don't understand it but somehow it seems

She visits me ...

Irene Wilde


(ian hunter)

When I was just sixteen - I stood waiting for a dream -
At barker street bus station every night
When I tried to get it on - she just looked at me with scorn - my courage
Turned t ...

Irene Wilde

When I was just sixteen - I stood waiting for a dream -

at Barker Street bus station every night

When I tried to get it on - she just looked at me with scorn - my courage

turned to ...

It Ain't Easy when You Fall


(ian hunter)

You used to float just like a boat upon the tide
You used to run when things were done you used to hide
You talk of ships you talk of boats you talk of games
And now you're down y ...

It Aint Easy When You Fall

You used to float just like a boat upon the tide

You used to run when things were done you used to hide

You talk of ships you talk of boats you talk of games

And now you're down you ...

It Aint Easy When You Fall

You used to float just like a boat upon the tide

You used to run when things were done you used to hide

You talk of ships you talk of boats you talk of games

And now you're down you ...

Junkee Love


Give me magic misery
Give me two shots - first one is free
Watch me cover - watch me grin
Jump for the juice in your syringe
You're the poison - you're the pain
You're the needle in my vein
Co ...

JUNKEE LOVE

(MathesonCasino Steel)



Give me magic misery

Give me two shots - first one is free

Watch me cover - watch me grin

Jump for the juice in your syringe

You`re the pois ...

Just Another Night


(ian hunter/mick ronson)

Oh no, the fuzz, all in a line
My oh my, I think I'm gonna die
And it's just another night
It's just another night

Got a long black face; who goes there?
All the ...

Just Another Night

(ian huntermick ronson)



Oh no, the fuzz, all in a line

My oh my, i think i'm gonna die

And it's just another night

It's just another night



Got a long black ...

Just When I Needed You Most

Just When I Needed You Most





You packed in the morning

I stared out the window

And I struggled for something to say

You left in the rain without closing the doo ...

Just When I Needed You Most

Just When I Needed You Most





You packed in the morning

I stared out the window

And I struggled for something to say

You left in the rain without closing the doo ...

Justice of The Peace



Its such a terrible shame it was only a game
Then her brothers found out seven johnny be goode's
We was only pretending at mummys and daddys
They totally misunderstood
Oh what a terrible pligh ...

Justice Of The Peace

(ian hunter)



Its such a terrible shame it was only a game

Then her brothers found out seven johnny be goode's

We was only pretending at mummys and daddys

They totally mi ...

Keep on Burning


(ian hunter)

Oh
Well there ain't no sense
In burning bridges.
No, there ain't no sense
In burning bridges.
If we're sorry
Then it's our failure
So says the jailor,
Fade? away.
Now there ...

Keep On Burning

Oh

Well there ain't no sense

in burning bridges.

No, there ain't no sense

in burning bridges.

If we're sorry

then it's our failure

so says the jailor,

f ...

Knees of my Heart

How do I begin - where do I start

When did you first scrape the knees of my heart

You said you would never marry a musician

I said that's all right - 'cos I ain't good enough to be o ...

Knees of my Heart

How do I begin - where do I start

When did you first scrape the knees of my heart

You said you would never marry a musician

I said that's all right - 'cos I ain't good enough to be o ...

Leave Me Alone


(ian hunter)

I love your sulky eyes,
I love your raven hair.
I often fantasize
A beautiful affair,
A broken paradise
'cause you don't even care.
I love your sultry smile,
I love to see you ...

Leave Me Alone

I love your sulky eyes,

I love your raven hair.

I often fantasize

a beautiful affair,

a broken paradise

'cause you don't even care.

I love your sultry smile,

...

Letter to Britannia from The Union Jack


(ian hunter)

Poor britannia - drowning in your waves
With the body of the unknown soldier and the best of the brave
I have known you ever since I was a child
How come you don't salute me - now ...

Letter To Britannia From The Union Jack

Poor Britannia - drowning in your waves

With the Body of the unknown soldier and the best of the brave

I have known you ever since I was a child

How come you don't salute me - now - ...

Life After Death


(ian hunter)

Is there life, is there life?
Is there life after death?
Do you believe? oh yeah!
Is there life, is there life?
Is there life after death?
Do you believe? oh yeah!

Do you ...

Life After Death

(ian hunter)



Is there life, is there life?

Is there life after death?

Do you believe? oh yeah!

Is there life, is there life?

Is there life after death?

Do yo ...

Lisa Likes Rock n Roll

There's a wango-tango

at the peppermint inn

I'm gonna be there

Shakin' my thing

be bop a lula

little Peggy Sue

we both got company

don't know what to do
...

Lisa Likes Rock N' Roll


(ian hunter)

There's a wango-tango
At the peppermint inn
I'm gonna be there
Shakin' my thing
Be bop a lula
Little peggy sue
We both got company
Don't know what to do
But that's alright
Y ...

Listen to The Eight Track



There must be one million stories in new york city, the naked city, and this is one of 'em

I live out on the island, and I got problems
My mom don't like me, cause she says I know sultan(? )
...

Listen To The Eight Track

(Mick, I've got a...)



There must be one million stories in New York City, the naked city, and this is one of 'em



I live out on the island, and I got problems

My Mom don ...

Livin in a heart

Once upon a time, somewhere in the back of my mind

I fell in love with you

But then, everything went wrong, I couldn't even write a song

There was nothing to look forward to

Livin' in a Heart


(ian hunter)

Once upon a time, somewhere in the back of my mind
I fell in love with you
But then, everything went wrong, I couldn't even write a song
There was nothing to look forward to

I ...

Lounge Lizard


(ian hunter)

Well I picked her up on a saturday night
Pool hall poison but she felt alright
Oh dear what a sight when I saw her in the light of day
She was a speakeasy sleazer of the highest d ...

Lounge Lizard

Well I picked her up on a Saturday night

Pool hall poison but she felt alright

Oh dear what a sight when I saw her in the light of day

She was a speakeasy sleazer of the highest degr ...

Man O'war


(ian hunter/mick ronson)

I never brush my teeth and I never wash
I guess I never bother with no brush
I don't care about a knife and fork
And don't you argue with the way that I talk
And all ...

Man OWar

I never brush my teeth and I never wash

I guess I never bother with no brush

I don't care about a knife and fork

And don't you argue with the way that I talk

And all you ladies ...

Man OWar

I never brush my teeth and I never wash

I guess I never bother with no brush

I don't care about a knife and fork

And don't you argue with the way that I talk

And all you ladies ...

Michael Picasso



(transcribed by justin purington)

Once upon a time
Not so long ago
People used to stand and stare
At the spider with the platinum hair
They thought you were immortal

We had our ups and d ...

Michael Picasso

Once upon a time

not so long ago

people used to stand and stare

at the Spider with the platinum hair

they thought you were immortal



We had our ups and downs

...

Morons

We were morons from the day we were born

We believed every word that you said - boy were we wrong

We're all fat now - on the sofas - mini morons - taking over

Cos we're older now, ol ...

Morons

We were morons from the day we were born

We believed every word that you said - boy were we wrong

We're all fat now - on the sofas - mini morons - taking over

Cos we're older now, ol ...

My Revolution


(casino steel/ian hunter/dangerfield)

You were just a twinkle in your teenage mother's eyes
I was squeezing brylcreem on my hair
No one taught us how to be politically correct
And no one told ...

My Revolution

You were just a twinkle in your teenage mother's eyes

I was squeezing Brylcreem on my hair

No one taught us how to be politically correct

And no one told our winkles what to wear

Never Trust a Blonde


(darrell bath)

(transcribed by colin ford)

A thousand pin-up girls to stepney to bombay
Take me to fancy restaurants to be amongst the (? )
And all the blue-eyed gals of 6 foot 3
Are gonna ...

Never Trust A Blonde

A thousand pin-up girls to Stepney to Bombay

Take me to fancy restaurants to be amongst the (?)

And all the blue-eyed gals of 6 foot 3

Are gonna leave you broken down on your knees

No One

I used to come home each night to no one - no one

All by myself, turn out the light - no one - no one

One knife, a fork 'n' a spoon

An empty bed in a cold room

Oooh I needed so ...

No One

I used to come home each night to no one - no one

All by myself, turn out the light - no one - no one

One knife, a fork 'n' a spoon

An empty bed in a cold room

Oooh I needed so ...

Noises


(ian hunter/tommy morrongiello)

Noises are taking away my freedom.
Noises seem to rob me of myself.
Noises are the sound of mediocrity.
Noises ... to take that ... from out of myself.
Noises ...

Noises

Noises are taking away my freedom.

Noises seem to rob me of myself.

Noises are the sound of mediocrity.

Noises ... to take that ... from out of myself.

Noises are taking away m ...

Now is The Time



(transcribed by justin purington; minor correction by colin ford)

I can smile
On a warm summer day
I can laugh
I can listen to the children play
But I'm going to miss
The killer with the k ...

Now Is The Time

I can smile

On a warm summer day

I can laugh

I can listen to the children play

But I'm going to miss

The killer with the kiss

He was a friend of mine

Now is t ...

Old Records Never Die


(ian hunter)

Sometimes you realize
That there is an end to life.
Yesterday I heard them say
A hero's blown away.
And it's so hard to lose
Someone who's close to you.
Oh me, I did not see
T ...

Old Records Never Die

Sometimes you realize

that there is an end to life.

Yesterday I heard them say

a hero's blown away.

And it's so hard to lose

someone who's close to you.

Oh me, I di ...

Once Bitten Twice Shy


(ian hunter)

Well the times gettin' hard for you little girl
I'm a hummin' and a strummin' all over god's world
You don't remember when you got your last meal
And you forgot just how a woman f ...

Once Bitten Twice Shy

Well the times gettin' hard for you little girl

I'm a hummin' and a strummin' all over God's world

you don't remember when you got your last meal

and you forgot just how a woman feel ...

Open My Eyes



(transcribed by colin ford)

On the avenue of dead umbrellas
In a place where nothin' sleeps
No one's pickin' up the pieces - no one speaks
Snow falls down - God dusts funky town
For once th ...

Open My Eyes

On the Avenue of dead umbrellas

In a place where nothin' sleeps

No one's pickin' up the pieces - no one speaks

Snow falls down - God dusts funky town

For once this place looks ...

Overnight Angels



In the heat of the indian summer
Out along the appalachian way
You can hear the sound of the overnight angels
As they pray
Charged by the light of some mariners lantern
Spitting out a cold bu ...

Overnight Angels

(ian hunter)



In the heat of the indian summer

Out along the appalachian way

You can hear the sound of the overnight angels

As they pray

Charged by the light of som ...

Pain


(donnie kehr/ian hunter)

I believe in magic
Ain't it kinda tragic
When you find out
Angels can be devils
You were never on the level with me babe, at all

Pain, pain, pain !
I got this pai ...

Pain

I believe in magic

Ain't it kinda tragic

When you find out

Angels can be devils

You were never on the level with me babe, at all



Pain, pain, pain !

I go ...

Psycho Girl



If I'd known then what I know now
I'd do it all again 'cause I'm crazy and how
About my mixed-up, messed-up pretty little psycho girl
I should've given her a swift body swerve
I didn't so I go ...

Psycho Girl

If I'd known then what I know now

I'd do it all again 'cause I'm crazy and how

About my mixed-up, messed-up pretty little Psycho Girl

I should've given her a swift body swerve

...

Purgatory

Beautiful people - got their beautiful lives - got their

Beautiful husbands - got their beautiful wives - got their

Beautiful bankers - got their beautiful lawyers

All things bright ...

Purgatory

Beautiful people - got their beautiful lives - got their

Beautiful husbands - got their beautiful wives - got their

Beautiful bankers - got their beautiful lawyers

All things bright ...

Rain


(ian hunter)

Billy said this town is dying,
It's dying just to be like me.
He was fighting everything in sight,
Died when he was 23.
I used to meet him down at his cafe,
He had one eye on th ...

Rain

Billy said this town is dying,

it's dying just to be like me.

He was fighting everything in sight,

died when he was 23.

I used to meet him down at his cafe,

he had one ey ...

Rape


(ian hunter)

He searched through his love like a thief on the run
He searched through his face - to see the guilt water run
But he's fresh out of tears and nobody has come
And justice has got ...

Rape

He searched through his love like a thief on the run

He searched through his face - to see the guilt water run

But he's fresh out of tears and nobody has come

And justice has got to ...

Red Letter Day



Red letter day (3) mmmm...
Late at night I drift away somewhere
I'm walking on the moon - talking to you there
I miss you babe, oh I miss you
In my empty room on a crowded avenue
Oh I've been ...

Red Letter Day

(ian hunter)



Red letter day (3) mmmm...

Late at night i drift away somewhere

I'm walking on the moon - talking to you there

I miss you babe, oh i miss you

In my em ...

Restless Youth


(ian hunter)

He's much the same as anyone - he don't do what he's told
He got hostile on his school report - and he leaves his mother cold
His father owned a bakery - one day they found him han ...

Restless Youth

(ian hunter)



He's much the same as anyone - he don't do what he's told

He got hostile on his school report - and he leaves his mother cold

His father owned a bakery - one day ...

Resurrection Mary



(studio version)

(transcribed by justin purington)

In 1935 I was living in paradise, I had a friend up in cicero.
We used to go out to the track, we'd knock a few whiskeys back.
I'd lose m ...

Resurrection Mary

In 1935 I was living in paradise, I had a friend up in Cicero.

We used to go out to the track, we'd knock a few whiskeys back.

I'd lose my shirt and then I would lose my way home


Resurrection Mary - live

In 1935 I was living in paradise, I had a friend up in Cicero.

We used to go out to the track and knock a few whiskeys back.

I'd lose my shirt and then I'd lose my way home



I ...

Resurrection Mary - live

In 1935 I was living in paradise, I had a friend up in Cicero.

We used to go out to the track and knock a few whiskeys back.

I'd lose my shirt and then I'd lose my way home



I ...

Ripoff

I don't wanna be no traitor to the cause

But England is a luxury - not many can afford

There's people going under - it's getting out of hand

Whatever happened to our - our green and ...

Ripoff

I don't wanna be no traitor to the cause

But England is a luxury - not many can afford

There's people going under - it's getting out of hand

Whatever happened to our - our green and ...

Scars


Well I still got your blood running through my veins
I still got your blood running through my veins
And even though the circumstances change
I know we never got along - the pieces would not fit
...

Scars

Well I still got your blood running through my veins

I still got your blood running through my veins

And even though the circumstances change

I know we never got along - the pieces w ...

Seeing Double


Doctor, doctor, am I alright?
I keep on stayin' up - all through the night
Smokin', drinkin', watchin' t.v. 'til the light

It's been a long time since I slept
All I seem to think about is wha ...

Seeing Double

(ian hunter)



Doctor, doctor, am i alright?

I keep on stayin' up - all through the night

Smokin', drinkin', watchin' t.v. 'til the light



It's been a long time sinc ...

Shades Off


(ian hunter)

Where do you go when you've somewhere to run
But the time isn't right and there's things to be done
And you're trapped half-way up, you don't want to go back
So you keep going on ...

Shades Off (spoken)

Where do you go when you've somewhere to run

But the time isn't right and there's things to be done

And you're trapped half-way up, you don't want to go back

So you keep going on - c ...

Shades Off (spoken)

Where do you go when you've somewhere to run

But the time isn't right and there's things to be done

And you're trapped half-way up, you don't want to go back

So you keep going on - c ...

Shallow Crystals



Her life gets smaller in his eyes
And he wonders if he thinks he should cry
Oh mother the colour's gone and left your hair
And he wonders if he thinks he should care
She told him how to play a ...

Shallow Crystals

(ian hunter)



Her life gets smaller in his eyes

And he wonders if he thinks he should cry

Oh mother the colour's gone and left your hair

And he wonders if he thinks he sh ...

Ships


(ian hunter)

We walked to the sea, just my father and me
And the dogs played around on the sand.
Winter cold cut the air, hanging still everywhere
Dressed in gray did he say hold my hand?
I ...

Ships

(ian hunter)



We walked to the sea, just my father and me

And the dogs played around on the sand.

Winter cold cut the air, hanging still everywhere

Dressed in gray did he ...

Silent Movie


(corky laing/ian hunter)

Well the school bell rings
I carried your things
Getting on the yellow bus
With the whole world watching us

And our love was like a silent movie
Ain't got nothing ...

Silent Movie

Well the school bell rings

I carried your things

Getting on the yellow bus

With the whole world watching us



And our love was like a silent movie

Ain't got nothing ...

Silver Dime


(ian hunter/earl slick)

Alice was a drunken mona lisa
Arching up some american wall
She said I really want to please you
I said that's easy let yourself fall
All you got to do is go
Ride on ...

Silver Dime

(ian hunterearl slick)



Alice was a drunken mona lisa

Arching up some american wall

She said i really want to please you

I said that's easy let yourself fall

All yo ...

Silver Needles


(ian hunter)

You're just a stranger in the past
Just another mug that could never last
You came up slow but you burned out fast (didn't ya)

It ain't silver needles on the run
No it ain't si ...

Silver Needles

You're just a stranger in the past

Just another mug that could never last

You came up slow but you burned out fast (didn't ya)



Oh growing up was your sole excuse

Your bo ...

Skeletons


(transcribed by adrian perkins; corrections by colin ford)

Bimbo, flirts, sluts in skirts - muscles brightly glisten
Conversation's full of filth - let's all have a listen
Oh dear oh dear we li ...

Skeletons (In Your Closet)

Bimbo, flirts, sluts in skirts - muscles brightly glisten

Conversation's full of filth - let's all have a listen

Oh dear oh dear we live in fear

Media bulbs a poppin'

If you're ...

Skeletons (In Your Closet)

Bimbo, flirts, sluts in skirts - muscles brightly glisten

Conversation's full of filth - let's all have a listen

Oh dear oh dear we live in fear

Media bulbs a poppin'

If you're ...

Soap and Water

I can't believe what you did, you know - you just can't let it go

I'm sick 'n' tired of listening to your innuendo

I can't believe what you did, you know - you sawed me in half

When ...

Soap and Water

I can't believe what you did, you know - you just can't let it go

I'm sick 'n' tired of listening to your innuendo

I can't believe what you did, you know - you sawed me in half

When ...

Somethin's Goin' On


(ian hunter)

The spirit of war is all around us
'n' everybody knows somethin's goin' on

Fasten your seat belts - say goodbye to your mothers
Cos everybody knows somethin's goin' on

Nuclea ...

Something to Believe In



(transcribed by justin purington; minor corrections by colin ford)

Well I lay underneath an ageless sky
I watched the universe breathing
There's more going on up there than meets the eye
Giv ...

Something To Believe In

Well I lay underneath an ageless sky

I watched the universe breathing

There's more going on up there than meets the eye

Give me something to believe in



Which way's in an ...

Somethins Goin On

(ian hunter)



The spirit of war is all around us

'n' everybody knows somethin's goin' on



Fasten your seat belts - say goodbye to your mothers

Cos everybody knows s ...

Somethins Goin On

(ian hunter)



The spirit of war is all around us

'n' everybody knows somethin's goin' on



Fasten your seat belts - say goodbye to your mothers

Cos everybody knows s ...

Sons & Daughters



There's a place in the city they call the archway
Where we rented three rooms for a dollar a day
And I worked semi-skilled at the capstans for years
And my wife was a good woman but the love di ...

Sons And Daughters

There's a place in the city they call the Archway

Where we rented three rooms for a dollar a day

and I worked semi-skilled at the capstans for years

And my wife was a good woman but ...

Sons And Daughters

There's a place in the city they call the Archway

Where we rented three rooms for a dollar a day

and I worked semi-skilled at the capstans for years

And my wife was a good woman but ...

SONS N LOVERS

(Ian Hunter)



I was your baby-you were my girl

When I asked you to marry me- the tears fell



Sons N` lovers, sons n` lovers, waving

My childhood goodbye-it seems so ...

Sons N' Lovers



I was your baby-you were my girl
When I asked you to marry me- the tears fell

Sons n' lovers, sons n' lovers, waving
My childhood goodbye-it seems so sad
Well how long have you been my best ...

Speechless



Every time I watch you
Gotta switch you off, you surely can't be serious
Every time I see you
I just can't believe you go below ridiculous

All those days I spent
Starin' at your wilderness
...

Speechless

(ian hunter)



Every time i watch you

Gotta switch you off, you surely can't be serious

Every time i see you

I just can't believe you go below ridiculous



All ...

Standin In My Light

(ian hunter)



Well i finally found you out

All through your mess of dreams

You won't make it to the night

And your standing in my light

You know you've been bad for ...

Standin' in My Light


(ian hunter)

Well I finally found you out
All through your mess of dreams
You won't make it to the night
And your standing in my light
You know you've been bad for me
You ain't got the weigh ...

Still Love Rock n Roll

Way back in the 50's - you never said a wrong word

People were clean - people were mean

Children should be seen, but children should be not heard

You learned to keep your mouth shut ...

Still Love Rock n Roll

Way back in the 50's - you never said a wrong word

People were clean - people were mean

Children should be seen, but children should be not heard

You learned to keep your mouth shut ...

Still The Same



(transcribed by adrian perkins)

They say that some people never grow up
Lost in time shackled to the past for ever, stung by love
Still weaving, still believing yesterday's dreams
If life is ...

Still The Same

They say that some people never grow up

Lost in time shackled to the past for ever, stung by love

Still weaving, still believing yesterday's dreams

If life is real then so is my imag ...

Tell It Like It Is


(ian hunter/mick ronson)

Do you remember truth-you used to tell it everyday
Oh what a feelin'-there was nuthin' in the way
I won't get excited- if you don't slash your wrists
Oh oh oh-somethin ...

Tell It Like It Is

Do you remember truth-you used to tell it everyday

Oh what a feelin'-there was nuthin' in the way

I won't get excited- if you don't slash your wrists

oh oh oh-something is gravely am ...

That Girl is Rock 'n' Roll


(ian hunter)

She dresses in leather
She isn't too together
She looks then she lowers her eyes at me

She smokes cigarettes
She likes to get wet
And she's about a woman as a woman can be I s ...

That Girl Is Rock n Roll

(ian hunter)



She dresses in leather

She isn't too together

She looks then she lowers her eyes at me



She smokes cigarettes

She likes to get wet

And she ...

The Artful Dodger



(transcribed by adrian perkins; minor correction by colin ford)

How ya doin' - all right?

I-i-i spy with my little eye
Something beginning with you
Drool drool drool nearly fell off me st ...

The Artful Dodger

How ya doin' - all right?



I-I-I spy with my little eye

Something beginning with you

Drool drool drool nearly fell off me stool

I hope you fancy me too

Now I don't ...

The Ballad of Little Star


You don't look a day over ten so why be
Do you have to pretend to be older than you are
Beads and mirrors by your body
And in some roadside bar you feel the pain
Little star

Lost on a merry g ...

The Ballad Of Little Star

(ian hunter)



You don't look a day over ten so why be

Do you have to pretend to be older than you are

Beads and mirrors by your body

And in some roadside bar you feel the ...

The Best Thing


(corky laing)

You try to love the way that you did before
But he don't be that loved anymore and i'm
I'm coming from the pouring rain
My eyes are red but they still see through
The feeling th ...

The Best Thing

You try to love the way that you did before

But he don't be that loved anymore and I'm

I'm coming from the pouring rain

My eyes are red but they still see through

The feeling t ...

The Loner


(ian hunter)

I was born
On the 3rd of june-hard labor-gemini moon
I was raised
In a country town-livin' dead were all puttin' me down
And my flesh and blood-my flesh and blood
Kicked me out ...

The Loner

I was born

On the 3rd of June-hard labor-Gemini moon

I was raised

In a country town-livin' dead were all puttin' me down

And my flesh and blood-my flesh and blood

Kicked ...

The Other Man



I forgive you when you can't look straight into my eye
I forgive you when you never want to hold my hand
I forgive you 'cause you're all I've got and I love you
But I'll never forgive the other ...

The Other Man

I forgive you when you can't look straight into my eye

I forgive you when you never want to hold my hand

I forgive you 'cause you're all I've got and I love you

But I'll never forgiv ...

The Outsider


(ian hunter)

Death be my mistress, guns be my wife
Breath is my witness and roads are my life
Just give my future's clean as a knife
Far on the way from l.a.

The sun heats the saddle, sand ...

The Outsider

(ian hunter)



Death be my mistress, guns be my wife

Breath is my witness and roads are my life

Just give my future's clean as a knife

Far on the way from l.a.


The Truth Whole Truth, Nuthin' but The Truth


(ian hunter)

Lonely days lonely nights
Hoping thing's gonna turn out right
You had me hanging on a string
For you I did most anything
You don't give me no
The truth, the whole truth, nothing ...

The Truth, The Whole Truth, Nuthin But The Truth

Lonely days lonely nights

Hoping thing's gonna turn out right

You had me hanging on a string

For you I did most anything

You don't give me no

The truth, the whole truth, ...

The Truth, The Whole Truth, Nuthin But The Truth

Lonely days lonely nights

Hoping thing's gonna turn out right

You had me hanging on a string

For you I did most anything

You don't give me no

The truth, the whole truth, ...

Theatre of The Absurd


(ian hunter)

My tea turned seven shades darker
As I sit 'n' write these words
And london's gettin' paler
In my theatre of the absurd.
You figured for an evening
And you made it all worthwile ...

Theatre Of The Absurd

My tea turned seven shades darker

as I sit 'n' write these words

and London's gettin' paler

in my theatre of the absurd.

You figured for an evening

and you made it all wo ...

To Love a Woman



To love a woman
Lost and lonely through the night
My baby doesn't hear me right
Cross my heart and hope to die
The words won't come although I try
It's there beneath me deep and strong
And w ...

TO LOVE A WOMAN

(Ian Hunter)



To love a woman

Lost and lonely through the night

My baby doesn`t hear me right

Cross my heart and hope to die

The words won`t come although I try

Too Much


(transcribed by adrian perkins; minor corrections by colin ford and jim kettner)

All I ever wanted was to lose myself in you
All I ever needed was you to need me too
You're all I ever think abo ...

Too Much

All I ever wanted was to lose myself in you

All I ever needed was you to need me too

You're all I ever think about

I hunger for your touch

'n all I ever wanted

Was you - ...

Walk on Water



(transcribed by justin purington)

Little flame tormented soul
Tried to get lost in all that rock and roll
Came crashing through here like some hurricane
Too much too soon for you little flam ...

Walk On Water

Little flame tormented soul

tried to get lost in all that rock and roll

Came crashing through here like some hurricane

too much too soon for you little flame



[chorus]

Wash Us Away

On the very first decade that we got to dream in

Our fathers were angry, our mother's were screamin'

At the clothes we were wearin' and the music we got off on

Hitler was dead, welco ...

Wash Us Away

On the very first decade that we got to dream in

Our fathers were angry, our mother's were screamin'

At the clothes we were wearin' and the music we got off on

Hitler was dead, welco ...

We Gotta Get Out of Here


(ian hunter)

It's such a small town rodeo
Such famous people here, with nowhere to go
Well it don't get to me, I think it's the pits
I got no friends, I wanna split.

The daily papers seek a ...

We Gotta Get Out Of Here

It's such a small town rodeo

Such famous people here, with nowhere to go

Well it don't get to me, I think it's the pits

I got no friends, I wanna split.



The daily papers ...

When The Daylight Comes



Oo-oo-oo, oo-oo-oo, ooooo
Oo-oo-oo, oo-oo-oo, ooooo

Sweet woman what's your name?
You smell as fresh as the rain
Instead of leaving you came
Let me feel your hair

A light shines in your ...

When The Daylight Comes

(ian hunter)



Oo-oo-oo, oo-oo-oo, ooooo

Oo-oo-oo, oo-oo-oo, ooooo



Sweet woman what's your name?

You smell as fresh as the rain

Instead of leaving you came

Who Do You Love


(ian hunter)

Driving off in the rain and snow
Oh the jets ain't jumping cause the clouds too low
I wanna know
I wanna know
I wanna know
The ice on the window the highway the sea
Who do you ...

WHO DO YOU LOVE

(Ian Hunter)



Driving off in the rain and snow

Oh the jets ain`t jumping cause the clouds too low

I wanna know

I wanna know

I wanna know

The ice on the window ...

Wild 'n Free



Wild 'n free wild 'n free
Wild 'n free wild 'n free
Oh! I'd never known what it was like to free
I always thought it was never true
I got a feeling I was lost in space
Did not like my face
J ...

Wild East


(ian hunter)

Well it's tuesday night
How I'd like to be inside at this time
Watchin' t.v. is killin' me
It's such a drag tonight
I feel like jason
Just found a rusty fleece
And the cyclops ...

Wild East

(ian hunter)



Well it's tuesday night

How i'd like to be inside at this time

Watchin' t.v. is killin' me

It's such a drag tonight

I feel like jason

Just found ...

Wild n Free

(ian hunter)



Wild 'n free wild 'n free

Wild 'n free wild 'n free

Oh! i'd never known what it was like to free

I always thought it was never true

I got a feeling i ...

Women's Intuition


(ian hunter)

Through the haze the mirror cries-hits you right between the eyes
You don't know-but you got the judas in you babe
You can't trust
You can't deliver
Always whinin' you were sold ...

Womens Intuition

Through the haze the mirror cries-hits you right between the eyes

You don't know-but you got the judas in you babe

You can't trust

You can't deliver

Always whinin' you were sol ...

Womens Intuition

Through the haze the mirror cries-hits you right between the eyes

You don't know-but you got the judas in you babe

You can't trust

You can't deliver

Always whinin' you were sol ...

You Nearly Did Me In


(ian hunter)

See lonely shadows - silver needles
Abandoned in the evening war
Lost children of the night - come catch the candle bright
I hear a hollow sound - falling to the ground - she's lo ...

You Nearly Did Me In

See lonely shadows - silver needles

Abandoned in the evening war

Lost children of the night - come catch the candle bright

I hear a hollow sound - falling to the ground - she's lost ...

You Stepped Into My Dreams

That's it baby, take one last look

We gotta go catch a plane

Then you won't die, and I won't die

But we won't ever be the same



Oh I can feel a mood coming down on me

You Stepped Into My Dreams

That's it baby, take one last look

We gotta go catch a plane

Then you won't die, and I won't die

But we won't ever be the same



Oh I can feel a mood coming down on me