Joe The Lion

Album: Heroes (1977)
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  • Joe the lion
    Went to the bar
    A couple of drinks on the house an' he said
    "Tell you who you are if you nail me to my car"
    Boy
    Thanks for hesitating
    This is the kiss off

    Boy
    Thanks for hesitating
    You'll never know the real story
    Just a couple of dreams
    You get up and sleep

    You can buy god it's Monday
    Slither down the greasy pipe
    So far so good no one saw you
    Hobble over any freeway
    You will be like your dreams tonight

    You get up and sleep
    You get up and sleep
    Joe the lion
    Made of iron

    Joe the lion
    Went to the bar
    A couple of drinks on the house an' he was
    A fortune teller he said
    "Nail me to my car and I'll tell you who you are"

    Joe the lion, yeah yeah
    Went to the bar, yeah yeah
    A couple of dreams and he was
    A fortune teller he said
    "Nail me to my car tell you who you are"

    You get up and sleep
    The wind blows on your check
    The day laughs in your face
    Guess you'll buy a gun
    You'll buy it secondhand
    You'll get up and sleep

    Joe the lion made of iron (repeat ad inf.) Writer/s: DAVID BOWIE
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
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