Rich Girl

Album: Bigger Than Both Of Us (1976)
Charted: 1
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  • You're a rich girl, and you've gone too far
    Cause you know it don't matter anyway
    You can rely on the old man's money
    You can rely on the old man's money
    It's a bitch girl, but it's gone too far
    Cause you know it don't matter anyway
    Say money, money won't get you too far, get you too far

    And don't you know, don't you know
    That it's wrong to take what he's giving you
    So far gone on your own
    But you can get along if you try to be strong
    But you'll never be strong cause

    You're a rich girl (rich girl), and you've gone too far
    Cause you know it don't matter anyway (rich girl)
    You can rely on the old man's money
    You can rely on the old man's money
    It's a bitch girl (rich girl) and it's gone too far
    Cause you know it don't matter anyway (rich girl)
    Say money, money won't get you too far, get you too far

    High and dry, out of the rain
    It's so easy to hurt others when you can't feel pain
    And don't you know that a love can't grow
    Cause there's too much to give
    Cause you'd rather live for the thrill of it all, oh

    You're a rich girl (rich girl), and you've gone too far
    Cause you know it don't matter anyway (rich girl)
    You can rely on the old man's money
    You can rely on the old man's money
    It's a bitch girl (rich girl), and it's gone too far
    Cause you know it don't matter anyway (rich girl)
    Say money, but it won't get you too far
    Say money, but it won't get you too far
    Say money, but it won't get you too far, get you too far

    And you say you can rely on the old man's money
    You can rely on the old man's money
    You're a rich girl (rich girl), a rich girl
    Oh, you're a rich, bitch girl (rich girl) yeah
    Say money, but it won't get you too far
    Oh, give it to me baby....

Comments: 7

  • Great Music from New YorkDaryl and John Two Of The Best!!!
  • AnonymousI’ve heard the song is autobiographical, but “Rich boy” didn’t sound right.
  • Melinda from AustraliaThese days , whenever I hear this old song I think of Paris Hilton.
    And any other irresponsible free loading adult who lives off their parents money.
    Who can’t save cause they’ve never had to. And have no personal integrity whatsoever. Or drive and ambition.
    Except access to their dad’s bank account.
    I can understand why men don’t like to date these chicks.
    Cause they are like children. How can you build a life with someone who has never experienced saving money.
    You would have nothing in common with them.
    So this song was actually about a guy. Well same applies.
    No one wants a guy who parasites his father’s income.
  • Laura from CaliforniaSome one said it had to do with Patty Hurst.. I guess not.
  • Michaelbrenden from Dc, MdAbout the "Son of Sam" killer and this song -- there is _SO MUCH MORE_ you probably don't yet realize. Have you seen, for example, Dave McGowan's astounding INSIDE THE LC series? google it. You won't believe the total involvement of the military with modern music. In fact, as Dr. Leonard Horowitz' paper MUSICAL CULT CONTROL points out, the A440 tuning standard was chosen (and foisted upon the world) for its comparative tendency to cause upset, anger, strife...meaning that the modern musical scale itself poisons your soul, on purpose, by design, from the outset. Ridiculous, except that the 30+ sources (including military documents) he provides can still be verified. ZAPPA's dad was top military at Edgewood Arsenal. It goes on and on and on and on. In fact, all top musical acts from the 60s on had intense, deep and direct military involvement. DOORS' lizard-king's father, for example, was The Guy who acquiesced to Nixon's drumming up of the Tonkin Gulf incident into the Vietnam War. How incredibly impossible, the #1 guy 'against' the war was directly related to the #1 guy 'for' the war. Anyway, the "coincidences" are too numerous, numbering in the thousands discovered so far. The occult influences on music are amazing. Elvis' first hit Heartbreak Hotel was so dark, written about the suicide jumper in Florida. The involvement of ADORNO in the Beatles (look up why Adorno was booted from Germany, what he was studying and doing with music, you won't believe it...or maybe you will). Then there's the overabundance of artists amittedly "channeling" spirits. On and on and on. So, by all means, don't stop at Son of Sam and this song, that is the tiniest tip of the tip of the tulip.
  • Doug from Ontario, OnIf you really listen to this song as if it's being sung by a serial killer, it fits surprisingly well.
  • Tom from San Francisco, CaI couldn't believe other mis-guided fools who thought it was about Patty Hearst.
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