Patricia The Stripper

Album: Spanish Train and Other Stories (1975)
  • Dennis is a menace with his "anyone for tennis?"
    And beseeching me to come and keep the score
    And Maud saya "Oh Lord! I'm so terribly bored!"
    I really can't stand it anymore

    I'm going out to dinner, with a gorgeous singer
    To a little place I've found down by the quay
    Her name is Patricia, she calls herself Delicia
    And the reason isn't very hard to see

    She says God made her a sinner just to keep fat men thinner
    As they tumble down in heaps before her feet
    They hang around in groups like battle-weary troops
    One can often see them queue right down the street
    You see Patricia, or Delicia, not only is a singer
    She also removes all her clothing
    For Patricia is the best stripper in town
    And with a swing of her hips she started to strip
    To tremendous applause she took off her drawers
    And with a lick of her lips she undid all the clips
    Threw it all in the air, and everyone stared
    And as the last piece of clothing fell to the floor
    The police were banging on the door
    On a Saturday night, in nineteen twenty-four
    Take it away boys!
    But poor Patricia was arrested and everyone detested
    The manner in which she was exposed
    And later on in court, well, everybody thought
    A summer run in jail would be proposed

    But the judge said, "Patricia
    Or may I say, Delicia
    The facts of this case lie before me
    Case dismissed, this girl was in her working clothes!"

    And with a swing of her hips, she started to strip
    To tremendous applause she took off her drawers
    And with a lick of her lips she undid all her clips
    Threw it all in the air, and everyone stared
    And as the last piece of clothing fell to the floor
    The police were yelling out for more!
    On a Saturday night in nineteen twenty-four
    On a Saturday night in nineteen twenty-four Writer/s: Chris de Burgh
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • áine from Tipperary, --Didn't Chris De Burgh do a version of this with Dustin for charity
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