You Can Look (But You'd Better Not Touch)

Album: The River (1980)
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Songfacts®:

  • This was recorded in 1979 for The Ties That Bind, an album Springsteen never released. He rerecorded this and along with 6 others from Ties, put it on the double album The River in 1980. It was an energetic song that balanced off the ballads on the album.
  • A live favorite, this was included on the box set Live 1975-1985.

Comments: 2

  • Landon from Winchester, OhThis song was sampled in Trace Adkins's hit "Honkytonk Badonkadonk."
  • Johnny from Los Angeles, CaThis song is to fast paced. It would be much better with some darker lyrics and a slower beat.
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