Hate Street Dialogue

Album: Cold Fact (1970)
  • Woman please be gone
    You've stayed here much too long
    Don't you wish that you could cry
    Don't you wish I would die

    Seamy, seesaw kids
    Child woman on the skids
    The dust will choke you blind
    The lust will choke your mind

    I kiss the floor, one kick no more
    The pig and hose have set me free
    I've tasted hate street's hanging tree
    I've tasted hate street's hanging tree

    I kiss the floor, one kick no more
    The pig and hose have set me free
    I've tasted hate street's hanging tree
    I've tasted hate street's hanging tree

    The inner city birthed me
    The local pusher nursed me
    Cousins make it in the street
    They marry every trick they meet

    A dime, a dollar they're all the same
    When a man comes in to bust your game
    The turn key comes, his face a grin
    Locks the cell I'm in again

    I kiss the floor, one kick no more
    The pig and hose have set me free
    I've tasted hate street's hanging tree
    I've tasted hate street's hanging tree
    I've tasted hate street's hanging tree
    I've tasted hate street's hanging tree Writer/s: DENNIS JAMES COFFEY, GARY WAYNE HARVEY, MIKE THEODORE
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
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