Same Old Song And Dance

Album: Get Your Wings (1974)
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  • Get yourself cooler, lay yourself low
    Coincidental murder, with nothing to show
    When the judge's constipation go to his head
    And his wife's aggravation, you're soon enough dead
    It's the same old story, same old song and dance, my friend
    It's the same old story, same old song and dance, my friend

    Gotcha with the cocaine they found with your gun
    No smoothy face lawyer to getcha undone
    Say love ain't the same on the south side of town
    You could look, but you ain't gonna find it around
    It's the same old story, same old song and dance, my friend
    It's the same old story, same old story
    Same old song and dance

    Fate comes a-knockin', doors start lockin'
    Your old time connection, change your direction
    Ain't gonna change it, can't rearrange it
    Can't stand the pain when it's all the same to you, my friend

    When you're low down and dirty, from walkin' the street
    With your old hurdy-gurdy, no one to meet
    Say love ain't the same, on the south side of town
    You could look, but you ain't gonna find it around
    It's the same old story, same old song and dance, my friend
    It's the same old story, same old story
    Same old song and dance, yeah Writer/s: JOE PERRY, STEVEN TYLER
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management
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Comments: 5

  • Luna Loud from Royal Woods, MichiganIDK if anyone can answer this but, it seems like for the sheet music to Aerosmith's greatest hits, there is at least one guitar solo that's not tabbed out. The only conclusion I can come to is that the tabs are transcribed exactly from the versions on the "Big Ones" compilation album, which possibly has an edited version of this song on it. I only have the original album version (well, the CD version). Can anyone help me out?
  • Dannation from Ma - MassachusettsUnlike a lot of ROSmth songs, this one is listenable after one spin. Fantastic Urban Blues. Healthy cynicism towards "The System". Absolute gem.
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn January 7th 1974, Aerosmith began their 56-date 'Get Your Wings' tour with a performance at the Michigan Theatre in Detroit, Michigan...
    Fifty-two days later on March 1st, 1974 the album of the same name was released and eventually it peaked at #74 on Billboard's Top 200 Albums chart...
    Three tracks from the album were released a singles; "Same Old Song and Dance", "Train Kept-A-Rollin'", and "S.O.S. (Too Bad)"; but none of the three made the Top 100 Singles chart.
  • Craig Lee from Valdosta, GaThe lyric "gotcha with the cocaine, found with your gun" was changed for the Greatest hits package.
  • Lalah from Wasilla, AkThere is TOO meaning to these lyrics. There's a commentary on the US judicial system and repeat offenders.
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